Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"You who hate good and love evil, Who tear off their skin from them And their flesh from their bones,

King James Version

Who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;

Holman Bible

You hate good and love evil. You tear off the skin of people and [strip] their flesh from their bones.

International Standard Version

you who despise good and love evil, who tear off the skin of my people, along with the flesh from their bones.

A Conservative Version

Ye who hate the good, and love the evil, who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones,

American Standard Version

ye who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;

Amplified

You who hate the good and love the evil, who pluck and steal the skin from off [My people] and their flesh from off their bones;

Bible in Basic English

You who are haters of good and lovers of evil, pulling off their skin from them and their flesh from their bones;

Darby Translation

Ye who hate the good, and love evil; who pluck off their skin from them, and their flesh from off their bones;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Who hate the good, and love the evil, who steal their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;

Julia Smith Translation

Hating the good and loving the evil; plucking off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones.

King James 2000

Who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;

Lexham Expanded Bible

[Those of you who are] haters of good and lovers of evil, [who] tear their skin from them and their flesh from their bones,

Modern King James verseion

You who hate the good and love the evil; who pull their skin off them, and their flesh from their bones;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But ye hate the good, and love the evil: ye pluck off men's skins, and the flesh from their bones;

NET Bible

yet you hate what is good, and love what is evil. You flay my people's skin and rip the flesh from their bones.

New Heart English Bible

You who hate the good, and love the evil; who tear off their skin, and their flesh from off their bones;

The Emphasized Bible

Ye haters of right, and lovers of wrong, - tearing away their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;

Webster

Who hate the good, and love the evil; who pluck off their skin from them, and their flesh from off their bones;

World English Bible

You who hate the good, and love the evil; who tear off their skin, and their flesh from off their bones;

Youngs Literal Translation

Ye who are hating good, and loving evil, Taking violently their skin from off them, And their flesh from off their bones,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

and love
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

גּזל 
Gazal 
Usage: 30

עור 
`owr 
Usage: 99

שׁאר 
Sh@'er 
Usage: 16

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Israel's Leaders Denounced

1 And I said, "Hear now, heads of Jacob And rulers of the house of Israel Is it not for you to know justice? 2 "You who hate good and love evil, Who tear off their skin from them And their flesh from their bones, 3 Who eat the flesh of my people, Strip off their skin from them, Break their bones And chop them up as for the pot And as meat in a kettle."


Cross References

Psalm 53:4

Have the workers of wickedness no knowledge, Who eat up My people as though they ate bread And have not called upon God?

Ezekiel 22:27

"Her princes within her are like wolves tearing the prey, by shedding blood and destroying lives in order to get dishonest gain.

Ezekiel 34:3

"You eat the fat and clothe yourselves with the wool, you slaughter the fat sheep without feeding the flock.

1 Kings 21:20

Ahab said to Elijah, "Have you found me, O my enemy?" And he answered, "I have found you, because you have sold yourself to do evil in the sight of the LORD.

1 Kings 22:6-8

Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about four hundred men, and said to them, "Shall I go against Ramoth-gilead to battle or shall I refrain?" And they said, "Go up, for the Lord will give it into the hand of the king."

2 Chronicles 19:2

Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him and said to King Jehoshaphat, "Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the LORD and so bring wrath on yourself from the LORD?

Psalm 15:4

In whose eyes a reprobate is despised, But who honors those who fear the LORD; He swears to his own hurt and does not change;

Psalm 139:21-22

Do I not hate those who hate You, O LORD? And do I not loathe those who rise up against You?

Proverbs 28:4

Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, But those who keep the law strive with them.

Isaiah 3:15

"What do you mean by crushing My people And grinding the face of the poor?" Declares the Lord GOD of hosts.

Amos 5:10-14

They hate him who reproves in the gate, And they abhor him who speaks with integrity.

Amos 8:4-6

Hear this, you who trample the needy, to do away with the humble of the land,

Zephaniah 3:3

Her princes within her are roaring lions, Her judges are wolves at evening; They leave nothing for the morning.

Zechariah 11:4-5

Thus says the LORD my God, "Pasture the flock doomed to slaughter.

Luke 19:14

"But his citizens hated him and sent a delegation after him, saying, 'We do not want this man to reign over us.'

John 7:7

"The world cannot hate you, but it hates Me because I testify of it, that its deeds are evil.

John 15:18-19

"If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before it hated you.

John 15:23-24

"He who hates Me hates My Father also.

John 18:40

So they cried out again, saying, "Not this Man, but Barabbas." Now Barabbas was a robber.

Acts 7:51-52

"You men who are stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears are always resisting the Holy Spirit; you are doing just as your fathers did.

Romans 1:32

and although they know the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, they not only do the same, but also give hearty approval to those who practice them.

Romans 12:9

Let love be without hypocrisy Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.

2 Timothy 3:3

unloving, irreconcilable, malicious gossips, without self-control, brutal, haters of good,

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