Parallel Verses

Amplified

If you forsake the Lord and serve strange gods, then He will turn and do you harm and consume you, after having done you good.

New American Standard Bible

"If you forsake the LORD and serve foreign gods, then He will turn and do you harm and consume you after He has done good to you."

King James Version

If ye forsake the LORD, and serve strange gods, then he will turn and do you hurt, and consume you, after that he hath done you good.

Holman Bible

If you abandon the Lord and worship foreign gods, He will turn against you, harm you, and completely destroy you, after He has been good to you.”

International Standard Version

If you abandon the LORD and serve foreign deities, then he will turn and do you harm, consuming you after all the good he has done for you."

A Conservative Version

If ye forsake LORD, and serve foreign gods, then he will turn and do you evil, and consume you, after he has done you good.

American Standard Version

If ye forsake Jehovah, and serve foreign gods, then he will turn and do you evil, and consume you, after that he hath done you good.

Bible in Basic English

If you are turned away from the Lord and become the servants of strange gods, then turning against you he will do you evil, cutting you off, after he has done you good.

Darby Translation

If ye forsake Jehovah, and serve strange gods, then he will turn and do you hurt, and consume you, after that he hath done you good.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If ye forsake the LORD and serve strange gods, then he will turn and do you hurt and consume you, after he has done you good.

Julia Smith Translation

If ye shall forsake Jehovah and serve strange gods, and he turned back and did evil to you, and finished you after that he did good to you.

King James 2000

If you forsake the LORD, and serve foreign gods, then he will turn and do you harm, and consume you, after that he has done you good.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If you forsake Yahweh and serve foreign gods, he will turn and bring disaster to you; he will destroy you after he has done good to you."

Modern King James verseion

If you forsake Jehovah and serve strange gods, then He will turn and do you harm, and destroy you after He has done you good.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But when ye have forsaken the LORD and have served strange gods, he will turn and do you evil and consume you, after that he hath done you good."

NET Bible

If you abandon the Lord and worship foreign gods, he will turn against you; he will bring disaster on you and destroy you, though he once treated you well."

New Heart English Bible

If you forsake the LORD, and serve foreign gods, then he will turn and do you evil, and consume you, after he has done you good."

The Emphasized Bible

When ye forsake Yahweh, and serve the gods of a stranger, then will he turn, and inflict on you calamity, and consume you, after that he hath dealt well with you.

Webster

If ye forsake the LORD, and serve strange gods, then he will turn and do you hurt, and consume you, after that he hath done you good.

World English Bible

If you forsake Yahweh, and serve foreign gods, then he will turn and do you evil, and consume you, after he has done you good."

Youngs Literal Translation

When ye forsake Jehovah, and have served gods of a stranger, then He hath turned back and done evil to you, and consumed you, after that He hath done good to you.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the Lord

Usage: 0

and serve
עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

נכר 
Nekar 
Usage: 36

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

then he will turn
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

and do you hurt
רעע 
Ra`a` 
Usage: 98

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

References

Context Readings

The Israelites Promise To Serve Yahweh

19 And Joshua said to the people, You cannot serve the Lord, for He is a holy God; He is a jealous God. He will not forgive your transgressions or your sins. 20 If you forsake the Lord and serve strange gods, then He will turn and do you harm and consume you, after having done you good. 21 And the people said to Joshua, No; but we will serve the Lord.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 28:9

And you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father [have personal knowledge of Him, be acquainted with, and understand Him; appreciate, heed, and cherish Him] and serve Him with a blameless heart and a willing mind. For the Lord searches all hearts and minds and understands all the wanderings of the thoughts. If you seek Him [inquiring for and of Him and requiring Him as your first and vital necessity] you will find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will cast you off forever!

Acts 7:42

But God turned [away from them] and delivered them up to worship and serve the host (stars) of heaven, as it is written in the book of the prophets: Did you [really] offer to Me slain beasts and sacrifices for forty years in the wilderness (desert), O house of Israel?

2 Chronicles 15:2

And he went out to meet Asa and said to him, Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: the Lord is with you while you are with Him. If you seek Him [inquiring for and of Him, craving Him as your soul's first necessity], He will be found by you; but if you [become indifferent and] forsake Him, He will forsake you.

Ezra 8:22

For I was ashamed to request of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to protect us against the enemy along the way, because we had told the king, The hand of our God is upon all them for good who seek Him, but His power and His wrath are against all those who forsake Him.

Isaiah 1:28

But the crushing and destruction of rebels and sinners shall be together, and they who forsake the Lord shall be consumed.

Isaiah 63:10

But they rebelled and grieved His Holy Spirit; therefore He turned to become their enemy and Himself fought against them.

Isaiah 65:11-12

But you who forsake the Lord, who forget and ignore My holy Mount [Zion], who prepare a table for Gad [the Babylonian god of fortune] and who furnish mixed drinks for Meni [the god of destiny] -- "

Jeremiah 17:13

O Lord, the Hope of Israel, all who forsake You shall be put to shame. They who depart from You and me [Your prophet] shall [disappear like] writing upon the ground, because they have forsaken the Lord, the Fountain of living waters.

Joshua 23:12-15

For if you turn back and adhere to the remnant of these nations left among you and make marriages with them, you marrying their women and they yours,

Ezekiel 18:24

But if the righteous man turns away from his righteousness and commits iniquity and does according to all the abominations that the wicked man does, shall he live? None of his righteous deeds which he has done shall be remembered. In his trespass that he has trespassed and in his sin that he has sinned, in them shall he die.

Hebrews 10:26-27

For if we go on deliberately and willingly sinning after once acquiring the knowledge of the Truth, there is no longer any sacrifice left to atone for [our] sins [no further offering to which to look forward].

Hebrews 10:38

But the just shall live by faith [My righteous servant shall live by his conviction respecting man's relationship to God and divine things, and holy fervor born of faith and conjoined with it]; and if he draws back and shrinks in fear, My soul has no delight or pleasure in him.

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