Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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, thus they prophesy. They shall not prophesy to these: reproaches shall not depart. 7 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? 8 But of late my people is risen up as an enemy: ye strip the robe from off the garment from them that pass by securely as men averse from war.



Cross References

Psalm 15:2

He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, And speaketh truth in his heart;

Psalm 84:11

For Jehovah God is a sun and a shield: Jehovah will give grace and glory; No good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Isaiah 50:2

Wherefore, 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: their fish stink, because there is no water, and die for thirst.

Jeremiah 15:16

Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy words were unto me a joy and the rejoicing of my heart: for I am called by thy name, O Jehovah, God of hosts.

Numbers 11:23

And Jehovah said unto Moses, Is Jehovah's hand waxed short? now shalt thou see whether my word shall come to pass unto thee or not.

Psalm 19:7-11

The law of Jehovah is perfect, restoring the soul: The testimony of Jehovah is sure, making wise the simple.

Psalm 119:65

TETH. Thou hast dealt well with thy servant, O Jehovah, according unto 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 mine affliction.

Psalm 119:99-103

I have more understanding than all my teachers; For thy testimonies are my meditation.

Proverbs 2:7

He layeth up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to them that walk in integrity;

Proverbs 10:9

He that walketh uprightly walketh surely; But he that perverteth his ways shall be known.

Proverbs 10:29

The way of Jehovah is a stronghold to the upright; But it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.

Proverbs 14:2

He that walketh in his uprightness feareth Jehovah; But he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.

Proverbs 28:18

Whoso walketh uprightly shall be delivered; But he that 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 are come forth out of the waters of Judah; who swear by the name of Jehovah, 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 unto my people their transgression, and to the house of Jacob their sins.

Isaiah 59:1-2

Behold, Jehovah's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear:

Jeremiah 2:4

Hear ye the word of Jehovah, 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 Jehovah 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, that abhor justice, and pervert all equity.

Zechariah 4:6

Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This is the word of Jehovah unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Matthew 3:8

Bring forth therefore fruit worthy of repentance:

John 8:39

They answered and said unto him, Our father is Abraham. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the works of Abraham.

Romans 2:28-29

For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision which is outward in the flesh:

Romans 7:13

Did then that which is good become death unto me? God forbid. But sin, that it might be shown to be sin, by working death to me through that which is good; --that through the commandment sin might become exceeding sinful.

Romans 9:6-13

But it is not as though the word of God hath come to nought. For they are not all Israel, that are of Israel:

2 Corinthians 6:12

Ye are not straitened in us, but ye are straitened in your own affections.

2 Timothy 3:5

holding a form of godliness, but having denied the power therefore. From these also turn away.

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