Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Is it being said, O house of Jacob: 'Is the Spirit of the LORD impatient? Are these His doings?' Do not My words do good To the one walking uprightly?

King James Version

O thou that art named the house of Jacob, is the spirit of the LORD straitened? are these his doings? do not my words do good to him that walketh uprightly?

Holman Bible

House of Jacob, should it be asked: "Is the Spirit of the Lord impatient? Are these the things He does?" Don't My words bring good to the one who walks uprightly?

International Standard Version

"It is said, house of Jacob, "The Spirit of the LORD is limited, if he acts this way, is he not?' "But my words benefit those who live righteously, do they not?

A Conservative Version

Shall it be said, O house of Jacob, Is the Spirit of LORD restricted? Are these his doings? Do not my words do good to him who walks uprightly?

American Standard Version

Shall it be said, O house of Jacob, Is the Spirit of Jehovah straitened? are these his doings? Do not my words do good to him that walketh uprightly?

Amplified

O house of Jacob, shall it be said, Is the Spirit of the Lord restricted, impatient, and shortened? Or are these [prophesied plagues] His doings? Do not My words do good to him who walks uprightly?

Bible in Basic English

Is the Lord quickly made angry? are these his doings? do not his words do good to his people Israel?

Darby Translation

O thou that art named the house of Jacob, Is Jehovah impatient? are these his doings? Do not my words do good to him that walketh uprightly?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

O thou that calls thyself the house of Jacob, is the spirit of the LORD shortened? are these his doings? do not my words do good to him that walks uprightly?

Julia Smith Translation

Causing the house of Jacob to say, Was the spirit of Jehovah shortened? if these his doings? shall not my words do good to a people going straight?.

King James 2000

O you that are named the house of Jacob : Is the spirit of the LORD restricted? are these his doings? do not my words do good to him that walks uprightly?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Should [this] be said, O house of Jacob? Is the patience of Yahweh shortened? [Are] these his deeds? Are my words not pleasing to him who walks upright?

Modern King James verseion

House of Jacob, it is said, The Spirit of Jehovah is limited, if these are His doings. Do not My words do good to him who walks uprightly?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

sayeth the house of Jacob. Is the spirit of the LORD so clean away? Or is he so minded? Truth it is, my words are friendly unto them that live right:

NET Bible

Does the family of Jacob say, 'The Lord's patience can't be exhausted -- he would never do such things'? To be sure, my commands bring a reward for those who obey them,

New Heart English Bible

Shall it be said, O house of Jacob: "Is the Spirit of the LORD angry? Are these his doings? Do not my words do good to him who walks blamelessly?"

New simplified Bible

Will it be said, O house of Jacob, 'Is the Spirit of Jehovah impatient? Are these his doings? Do my words not do good for he who walks uprightly?'

The Emphasized Bible

O thou who art said to be the house of Jacob, Is the spirit of Yahweh, impatient? Or are, these, his doings? Are not, his words, pleasant to him who is upright in his walk?

Webster

O thou that art named the house of Jacob, is the spirit of the LORD straitened? are these his doings? do not my words do good to him that walketh uprightly?

World English Bible

Shall it be said, O house of Jacob: "Is the Spirit of Yahweh angry? Are these his doings? Don't my words do good to him who walks blamelessly?"

Youngs Literal Translation

Doth the house of Jacob say, 'Hath the Spirit of Jehovah been shortened? Are these His doings?' Do not My words benefit the people that is walking uprightly?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
O thou that art named

Usage: 0

the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of Jacob
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

is the spirit
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

of the Lord

Usage: 0

קצר 
Qatsar 
Usage: 49

מעלל 
Ma`alal 
Usage: 41

do not my words
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

do good
יטב 
Yatab 
Usage: 115

הלך 
Halak 
go , walk , come , ...away , ...along ,
Usage: 1545

References

Fausets

Context Readings

God's Word Rejected

6 'Do not speak out,' so they speak out But if they do not speak out concerning these things, Reproaches will not be turned back. 7 "Is it being said, O house of Jacob: 'Is the Spirit of the LORD impatient? Are these His doings?' Do not My words do good To the one walking uprightly? 8 "Recently My people have arisen as an enemy-- You strip the robe off the garment From unsuspecting passers-by, From those returned from war.



Cross References

Psalm 15:2

He who walks with integrity, and works righteousness, And speaks truth in his heart.

Psalm 84:11

For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD gives grace and glory; No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly.

Isaiah 50:2

"Why was there no man when I came? When I called, why was there none to answer? Is My hand so short that it cannot ransom? Or have I no power to deliver? Behold, I dry up the sea with My rebuke, I make the rivers a wilderness; Their fish stink for lack of water And die of thirst.

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found and I ate them, And Your words became for me a joy and the delight of my heart; For I have been called by Your name, O LORD God of hosts.

Numbers 11:23

The LORD said to Moses, "Is the LORD'S power limited? Now you shall see whether My word will come true for you or not."

Psalm 19:7-11

The law of the LORD is perfect, restoring the soul; The testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

Psalm 119:65

You have dealt well with Your servant, O LORD, according to Your word.

Psalm 119:70-71

Their heart is covered with fat, But I delight in Your law.

Psalm 119:92-93

If Your law had not been my delight, Then I would have perished in my affliction.

Psalm 119:99-103

I have more insight than all my teachers, For Your testimonies are my meditation.

Proverbs 2:7

He stores up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to those who walk in integrity,

Proverbs 10:9

He who walks in integrity walks securely, But he who perverts his ways will be found out.

Proverbs 10:29

The way of the LORD is a stronghold to the upright, But ruin to the workers of iniquity.

Proverbs 14:2

He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, But he who is devious in his ways despises Him.

Proverbs 28:18

He who walks blamelessly will be delivered, But he who is crooked will fall all at once.

Isaiah 48:1-2

"Hear this, O house of Jacob, who are named Israel And who came forth from the loins of Judah, Who swear by the name of the LORD And invoke the God of Israel, But not in truth nor in righteousness.

Isaiah 58:1

"Cry loudly, do not hold back; Raise your voice like a trumpet, And declare to My people their transgression And to the house of Jacob their sins.

Isaiah 59:1-2

Behold, the LORD'S hand is not so short That it cannot save; Nor is His ear so dull That it cannot hear.

Jeremiah 2:4

Hear the word of the LORD, O house of Jacob, and all the families of the house of Israel.

Hosea 14:9

Whoever is wise, let him understand these things; Whoever is discerning, let him know them For the ways of the LORD are right, And the righteous will walk in them, But transgressors will stumble in them.

Micah 3:9

Now hear this, heads of the house of Jacob And rulers of the house of Israel, Who abhor justice And twist everything that is straight,

Zechariah 4:6

Then he said to me, "This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel saying, 'Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,' says the LORD of hosts.

Matthew 3:8

"Therefore bear fruit in keeping with repentance;

John 8:39

They answered and said to Him, "Abraham is our father " Jesus said to them, "If you are Abraham's children, do the deeds of Abraham.

Romans 2:28-29

For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, nor is circumcision that which is outward in the flesh.

Romans 7:13

Therefore did that which is good become a cause of death for me? May it never be! Rather it was sin, in order that it might be shown to be sin by effecting my death through that which is good, so that through the commandment sin would become utterly sinful.

Romans 9:6-13

But it is not as though the word of God has failed For they are not all Israel who are descended from Israel;

2 Corinthians 6:12

You are not restrained by us, but you are restrained in your own affections.

2 Timothy 3:5

holding to a form of godliness, although they have denied its power; Avoid such men as these.



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