Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Who shall know God will turn back and lament, and turning back from the burning of his anger and we shall not perish?

New American Standard Bible

Who knows, God may turn and relent and withdraw His burning anger so that we will not perish.”

King James Version

Who can tell if God will turn and repent, and turn away from his fierce anger, that we perish not?

Holman Bible

Who knows? God may turn and relent; He may turn from His burning anger so that we will not perish.

International Standard Version

Who knows but that God may relent, have compassion, and turn from his fierce anger, so that we are not exterminated?"

A Conservative Version

Who knows whether God will not turn and relent, and turn away from his fierce anger, that we not perish?

American Standard Version

Who knoweth whether God will not turn and repent, and turn away from his fierce anger, that we perish not?

Amplified

Who knows, God may turn [in compassion] and relent and withdraw His burning anger (judgment) so that we will not perish.”

Bible in Basic English

Who may say that God will not be turned, changing his purpose and turning away from his burning wrath, so that destruction may not overtake us?

Darby Translation

Who knoweth but that God will turn and repent, and will turn away from his fierce anger, that we perish not?

King James 2000

Who can tell if God will turn and relent, and turn away from his fierce anger, that we perish not?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Who knows? God may relent and change his mind and turn {from his blazing anger} {so that} we will not perish."

Modern King James verseion

Who knows? He may repent, and God may have pity and turn away from the glow of His anger, so that we do not perish.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Who can tell whether God will turn and repent, and cease from his fierce wrath, that we perish not?"

NET Bible

Who knows? Perhaps God might be willing to change his mind and relent and turn from his fierce anger so that we might not die."

New Heart English Bible

Who knows whether God will not turn and relent, and turn away from his fierce anger, so that we might not perish?"

The Emphasized Bible

Who knoweth whether God himself - may turn and grieve, - and turn away from the glow of his anger, that we perish not?

Webster

Who can tell if God will turn and repent, and turn away from his fierce anger, that we perish not?

World English Bible

Who knows whether God will not turn and relent, and turn away from his fierce anger, so that we might not perish?"

Youngs Literal Translation

Who knoweth? He doth turn back, and God hath repented, and hath turned back from the heat of His anger, and we do not perish.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
if God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

will turn
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

and repent
נחם 
Nacham 
Usage: 108

and turn away
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

חרן חרון 
Charown 
Usage: 41

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

The King's Proclamation

8 And man and beast shall be covered with sackcloth, and they shall cry with strength to Jehovah: and they shall turn back each from his evil way, and the violence which is in their hands. 9 Who shall know God will turn back and lament, and turning back from the burning of his anger and we shall not perish? 10 And God will see their works that they turned back from their evil way, and God will lament for the evil which he spake to do to them: and he did it not


Cross References

2 Samuel 12:22

And he will say, The child yet living, and I fasted and wept; for I said, ho will know Jehovah will compassionate me, and the child live?

Psalm 106:45

And he will remember his covenant to them, and he will console according to the multitude of his mercy.

Joel 2:13-14

And rend your heart and not your garments, and turn back to Jehovah your God: for he is merciful and compassionate, slow of anger and of much kindness, and lamenting on account of the evil.

Amos 5:15

Hate evil and love good, and set ye judgment in the gate: perhaps Jehovah God of armies will compassionate the remnant of Joseph.

Jonah 1:6

And the chief sailor will draw near to him and say to him, What to thee, thou snoring? Arise, and call to thy God; perhaps thy God will work for us and we shall not perish.

Luke 15:18-20

Having risen, I will go to my father, and say to him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before thee,

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