Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

And the men of vision, shall turn pale, and the diviners, shall blush, and shall put a covering upon their lip, all of them, - because there is no answer of God.

New American Standard Bible

The seers will be ashamed
And the diviners will be embarrassed.
Indeed, they will all cover their mouths
Because there is no answer from God.

King James Version

Then shall the seers be ashamed, and the diviners confounded: yea, they shall all cover their lips; for there is no answer of God.

Holman Bible

Then the seers will be ashamed
and the diviners disappointed.
They will all cover their mouths
because there will be no answer from God.

International Standard Version

Those who see visions will be put to shame, and the diviners will be disgraced every one of them they will cover their faces, because there will be no answer from God.'"

A Conservative Version

And the seers shall be put to shame, and the diviners confounded. Yea, they shall all cover their lips, for there is no answer from God.

American Standard Version

And the seers shall be put to shame, and the diviners confounded; yea, they shall all cover their lips; for there is no answer of God.

Amplified


The seers shall be ashamed
And the diviners discredited and embarrassed;
Indeed, they shall all cover their mouths [in shame]
Because there is no answer from God.

Bible in Basic English

And the seers will be shamed, and the readers of the future will be at a loss, all of them covering their lips; for there is no answer from God.

Darby Translation

And the seers shall be ashamed, and the diviners confounded; and they shall all cover their lips, for there will be no answer of God.

Julia Smith Translation

And they seeing were ashamed, and they divining were disgraced, and they covered over their lip, all of them; for no answer of God.

King James 2000

Then shall the seers be ashamed, and the diviners confounded: yea, they shall all cover their lips; for there is no answer from God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the seers will be disgraced, and those practicing divination will be put to shame. All of them will cover their lips, for there is no reply from God.

Modern King James verseion

And the seers shall be ashamed, and the diviners ashamed; yea, they shall all cover their mustache, for there is no answer from God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then shall the vision seers be ashamed, and the soothsayers confounded: yea they shall be fain, all the pack of them, to stop their mouths: for they have not God's word.

NET Bible

The prophets will be ashamed; the omen readers will be humiliated. All of them will cover their mouths, for they will receive no divine oracles."

New Heart English Bible

The seers shall be disappointed, and the diviners confounded. Yes, they shall all cover their lips; for there is no answer from God."

Webster

Then shall the seers be ashamed, and the diviners confounded: yes, they shall all cover their lips; for there is no answer of God.

World English Bible

The seers shall be disappointed, and the diviners confounded. Yes, they shall all cover their lips; for there is no answer from God."

Youngs Literal Translation

And ashamed have been the seers, And confounded have been the diviners, And covered their lip have all of them, For their is no answer, O God.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חזה 
Chozeh 
Usage: 18

be ashamed
בּוּשׁ 
Buwsh 
Usage: 119

and the diviners
קסם 
Qacam 
Usage: 20

חפר 
Chapher 
Usage: 17

עטה 
`atah 
Usage: 17

שׂפם 
Sapham 
Usage: 5

for there is no answer
מענה 
Ma`aneh 
Usage: 8

Context Readings

False Prophets Judged

6 Therefore, shall it be night to you, for lack of vision, and darkness to you, for lack of divination, - and the sun, shall go in, over the prophets, and the day, shall be overcast because of them; 7 And the men of vision, shall turn pale, and the diviners, shall blush, and shall put a covering upon their lip, all of them, - because there is no answer of God. 8 But, in very deed, I, am full of vigour, with the spirit of Yahweh, and of justice and of valour, - to declare to Jacob, his transgression, and to Israel, his sin.



Cross References

Isaiah 44:25

Frustrating the signs of praters, And, diviners, he confoundeth, - Turning wise men backwards, And their knowledge, he maketh folly;

Zechariah 13:4

Yea it shall come to pass, in that day, that the prophets, will turn pale, every man by reason of his vision when he prophesieth, - neither will they put on a mantle of hair to deceive.

Leviticus 13:45

Now, as for the leper in whom is the plague, His clothes, shall be rent, And, his head, shall be bare, And, his beard, shall he cover, - And, Unclean! Unclean! shall he cry.

1 Samuel 28:6

Then Saul enquired of Yahweh, but Yahweh answered him not, - neither by Dreams, nor by the Lights, nor by prophets.

Isaiah 47:12-14

Take thy stand, I pray thee, With thy spells. And with the throng of thine incantations wherein thou hast wearied thyself from thy youth, - Peradventure thou mayest be able to profit Peradventure thou mayest strike me with terror.

Amos 8:11

Lo! days are coming, Declareth My Lord, Yahweh, that I will send a hunger throughout the land, - not a hunger for food, nor a thirst for water, but for hearing the words of Yahweh;

Exodus 8:18-19

And the sacred scribes did in like manner with their secret arts, to bring forth the gnats, but they could not. So there came to be gnats, among men and among beasts.

Exodus 9:11

and the sacred scribes could not stand before Moses, because of the burning sore, - for the burning sore had come on the sacred scribes, and on all the Egyptians.

1 Samuel 9:9

Beforetime, in Israel, thus, said a man when he went to enquire of God, Come and let us go as far as the seer, - for, the prophet of to-day, used to be called, beforetime, the seer.

1 Samuel 14:37

So Saul asked of God, Shall I go down after the Philistines? wilt thou deliver them into the hand of Israel? But he answered him not, that day.

1 Samuel 28:15

And Samuel said unto Saul, Wherefore hast thou disquieted me, by bringing me up? And Saul said - I am in sore distress, for, the Philistines, are making war against me, and, God, hath turned away from me, and answereth me no more - either by means of the prophets, or by dreams, therefore have I even called for thee, to let me know, what I am to do.

Psalm 74:9

Our own signs, have we not seen, - There is no longer a prophet, - Neither is there with us, one who knoweth - How long!

Ezekiel 24:17

To groan, forbear, Over the dead - no mourning, shalt thou make Thy chaplet, bind thou on thee And thy sandals:, put thou on thy feet, And thou shalt not cover thy beard, And the bread of other men, shalt thou not eat.

Ezekiel 24:22

Then shall ye do, as I have done. - The heard, shall ye not cover, And the bread of other men:, shall ye not eat;

Daniel 2:9-11

That, if, the dream, ye shall not make known to me, one and the same, is the decree, and, a lying and wicked word, have ye agreed to speak before me, that meanwhile the time may be changed, - therefore, the dream, tell ye me, so shall I know that, the interpretation thereof, ye can declare for me.

Micah 7:16

Nations, shall see, that they may turn pale at all their valour, - they shall lay hand on mouth, their ears, shall be silent:

2 Timothy 3:8-9

Moreover, like as, Jannes and Jambres, withstood Moses, so, these men also, withstand the truth, - men utterly corrupted in their mind, disapproved concerning their faith;

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