Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?"

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 “Quit your preaching,” they preach.
“They should not preach these things;
shame will not overtake us.”
7 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?
8 But recently My people have risen up
like an enemy:
You strip off the splendid robe
from those who are passing through confidently,
like those returning from war.



Cross References

Psalm 15:2

The one who lives honestly, practices righteousness,
and acknowledges the truth in his heart

Psalm 84:11

For the Lord God is a sun and shield.
The Lord gives grace and glory;
He does not withhold the good
from those who live with integrity.

Isaiah 50:2

Why was no one there when I came?
Why was there no one to answer when I called?
Is My hand too short to redeem?
Or do I have no power to deliver?
Look, I dry up the sea by My rebuke;
I turn the rivers into a wilderness;
their fish rot because of lack of water
and die of thirst.

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found, and I ate them.
Your words became a delight to me
and the joy of my heart,
for I am called by Your name,
Yahweh God of Hosts.

Numbers 11:23

The Lord answered Moses, “Is the Lord’s power limited? You will see whether or not what I have promised will happen to you.”

Psalm 19:7-11

The instruction of the Lord is perfect,
renewing one’s life;
the testimony of the Lord is trustworthy,
making the inexperienced wise.

Psalm 119:65

?TetLord, You have treated Your servant well,
just as You promised.

Psalm 119:70-71

Their hearts are hard and insensitive,
but I delight in Your instruction.

Psalm 119:92-93

If Your instruction had not been my delight,
I would have died in my affliction.

Psalm 119:99-103

I have more insight than all my teachers
because Your decrees are my meditation.

Proverbs 2:7

He stores up success for the upright;
He is a shield for those who live with integrity

Proverbs 10:9

The one who lives with integrity lives securely,
but whoever perverts his ways will be found out.

Proverbs 10:29

The way of the Lord is a stronghold for the honorable,
but destruction awaits the malicious.

Proverbs 14:2

Whoever lives with integrity fears the Lord,
but the one who is devious in his ways despises Him.

Proverbs 28:18

The one who lives with integrity will be helped,
but one who distorts right and wrong
will suddenly fall.

Isaiah 48:1-2

“Listen to this, house of Jacob—
those who are called by the name Israel
and have descended from Judah,
who swear by the name of Yahweh
and declare the God of Israel,
but not in truth or righteousness.

Isaiah 58:1

“Cry out loudly, don’t hold back!
Raise your voice like a trumpet.
Tell My people their transgression
and the house of Jacob their sins.

Isaiah 59:1-2

Indeed, the Lord’s hand is not too short to save,
and His ear is not too deaf to hear.

Jeremiah 2:4

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

Hosea 14:9

Let whoever is wise understand these things,
and whoever is insightful recognize them.
For the ways of the Lord are right,
and the righteous walk in them,
but the rebellious stumble in them.

Micah 3:9

Listen to this, leaders of the house of Jacob,
you rulers of the house of Israel,
who abhor justice
and pervert everything that is right,

Zechariah 4:6

So he answered me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by strength or by might, but by My Spirit,’ says the Lord of Hosts.

Matthew 3:8

Therefore produce fruit consistent with repentance.

John 8:39

“Our father is Abraham!” they replied.“If you were Abraham’s children,” Jesus told them, “you would do what Abraham did.

Romans 2:28-29

For a person is not a Jew who is one outwardly, and true circumcision is not something visible in the flesh.

Romans 7:13

Therefore, did what is good cause my death? Absolutely not! On the contrary, sin, in order to be recognized as sin, was producing death in me through what is good, so that through the commandment, sin might become sinful beyond measure.

Romans 9:6-13

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

2 Corinthians 6:12

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

2 Timothy 3:5

holding to the form of godliness but denying its power. Avoid these people!

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