Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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


“Is it being said, O house of Jacob:
‘Is the Spirit of the Lord impatient?
Or are these [prophesied judgments] His doings?’
Do not My words do good
To the one walking 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?

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?"

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

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 Prophesy ye not, they prophesy. They shall not prophesy to these, [so] reproaches shall not depart. 7 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? 8 But of late my people have risen up as an enemy. Ye strip off the robe with the garment from those who pass by securely [as men] turning back from war.



Cross References

Psalm 15:2

He who walks uprightly, and works righteousness, and speaks truth in his heart,

Psalm 84:11

For LORD God is a sun and a shield. LORD will give grace and glory. He will withhold no good thing from those who walk uprightly.

Isaiah 50:2

Why, when I came, was there no man? When I called, was there none to answer? Is my hand shortened at all, that it cannot redeem? Or have I no power to deliver? Behold, at my rebuke I dry up the sea. I make the rivers a wilderness.

Jeremiah 15:16

Thy words were found, and I ate them. And thy words were to me a joy and the rejoicing of my heart. For I am called by thy name, O LORD, God of hosts.

Numbers 11:23

And LORD said to Moses, Is LORD's hand grown short? Now thou shall see whether my word shall come to pass to thee or not.

Psalm 19:7-11

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

Psalm 119:65

Thou have dealt well with thy servant, O LORD, according to thy word.

Psalm 119:70-71

Their heart is as fat as grease, but I delight in thy law.

Psalm 119:92-93

Unless thy law had been my delight, I should then have perished in my affliction.

Psalm 119:99-103

I have more understanding than all my teachers, for thy testimonies are my meditation.

Proverbs 2:7

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

Proverbs 10:9

He who walks uprightly walks securely, but he who perverts his ways shall be known.

Proverbs 10:29

The way of LORD is a stronghold to the upright, but it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.

Proverbs 14:2

He who walks in his uprightness fears LORD, but he who is perverse in his ways despises him.

Proverbs 28:18

He who walks uprightly shall be delivered, but he who is perverse in [his] ways shall fall at once.

Isaiah 48:1-2

Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and have come forth out of the waters of Judah, who swear by the name of LORD, and make mention of the God of Israel, but not in truth, nor in righteousness

Isaiah 58:1

Cry aloud, spare not. Lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and declare to my people their transgression, and to the house of Jacob their sins.

Isaiah 59:1-2

Behold, LORD's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save, nor his ear heavy, that it cannot hear.

Jeremiah 2:4

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

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise, that he may understand these things, prudent, that he may know them? For the ways of LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them. But transgressors shall fall therein.

Micah 3:9

Hear this, I pray you, ye heads of the house of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel, who abhor justice, and pervert all equity.

Zechariah 4:6

Then he answered and spoke to me, saying, This is the word of LORD to Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, says LORD of hosts.

Matthew 3:8

Therefore produce fruit worthy of repentance.

John 8:39

They answered and said to him, Abraham is our father. Jesus says to them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the works of Abraham.

Romans 2:28-29

For he is not a Jew in what is visible, nor is circumcision in what is visible, in flesh,

Romans 7:13

Has therefore what is good become death to me? May it not happen! Instead, it is sin, so that it might be revealed, sin working death in me through what is good, so that through the commandment sin might become sinful to extreme.

Romans 9:6-13

But it is not as that the word of God has failed. For all those from Israel, these are not Israel,

2 Corinthians 6:12

Ye are not limited in us, but ye are limited in your bowels.

2 Timothy 3:5

having a form of piety, but repudiating the power of it. Now turn away from these men,

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