Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

But they know not the thoughts of Jehovah, neither understand they his counsel; for he hath gathered them together as the sheaves into the threshing-floor.

New American Standard Bible

"But they do not know the thoughts of the LORD, And they do not understand His purpose; For He has gathered them like sheaves to the threshing floor.

King James Version

But they know not the thoughts of the LORD, neither understand they his counsel: for he shall gather them as the sheaves into the floor.

Holman Bible

But they do not know the Lord’s intentions
or understand His plan,
that He has gathered them
like sheaves to the threshing floor.

International Standard Version

But they don't know the thoughts of the LORD, and they don't understand his tactics, for he will gather them like harvested grain to his threshing floor.

A Conservative Version

But they know not the thoughts of LORD, nor do they understand his counsel, for he has gathered them as the sheaves to the threshing-floor.

American Standard Version

But they know not the thoughts of Jehovah, neither understand they his counsel; for he hath gathered them as the sheaves to the threshing-floor.

Amplified

But they know not the thoughts of the Lord, neither do they understand His plan, for He shall gather them as the sheaves to the threshing floor.

Bible in Basic English

But they have no knowledge of the thoughts of the Lord, their minds are not able to see his purpose: for he has got them together like stems of grain to the crushing-floor.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But they did not know the thoughts of the LORD, neither did they understand his counsel by which he gathered them as sheaves onto the threshing floor.

Julia Smith Translation

And they knew not the purposes of Jehovah, and they understood not his counsel for he gathered them as sheaves of the threshing-floor.

King James 2000

But they know not the thoughts of the LORD, neither understand they his counsel: for he shall gather them as the sheaves into the floor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But they do not know the thoughts of Yahweh, and they do not understand his plan, that he has gathered them as sheaves to his threshing floor.

Modern King James verseion

But they do not know the plans of Jehovah, nor do they understand His counsel. For He has gathered them like the sheaf to the floor.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But they know not the thoughts of the LORD; they understand not his counsel, that shall gather them together as the sheaves in the barn.

NET Bible

But they do not know what the Lord is planning; they do not understand his strategy. He has gathered them like stalks of grain to be threshed at the threshing floor.

New Heart English Bible

But they do not know the thoughts of the LORD, neither do they understand his counsel; for he has gathered them like the sheaves to the threshing floor.

The Emphasized Bible

But, they, know not the purposes of Yahweh, neither have they discerned his counsel, - for he hath gathered them, as sheaves, to a threshing-floor.

Webster

But they know not the thoughts of the LORD, neither understand they his counsel: for he will gather them as sheaves into the floor.

World English Bible

But they don't know the thoughts of Yahweh, neither do they understand his counsel; for he has gathered them like the sheaves to the threshing floor.

Youngs Literal Translation

They have not known the thoughts of Jehovah, Nor have they understood His counsel, For He hath gathered them as a sheaf into a threshing-floor.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
not the thoughts
מחשׁבת מחשׁבה 
Machashabah 
Usage: 56

of the Lord

Usage: 0

קבץ 
Qabats 
Usage: 127

them as the sheaves
עמיר 
`amiyr 
Usage: 4

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

From Exile To Victory

11 And now many nations are assembled against thee, that say, Let her be profaned, and let our eye look upon Zion. 12 But they know not the thoughts of Jehovah, neither understand they his counsel; for he hath gathered them together as the sheaves into the threshing-floor. 13 Arise and thresh, daughter of Zion, for I will make thy horn iron, and I will make thy hoofs brass; and thou shalt beat in pieces many peoples; and I will devote their gain to Jehovah, and their substance to the Lord of the whole earth.



Cross References

Isaiah 55:8

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith Jehovah.

Luke 3:17

whose winnowing-fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge his threshing-floor, and will gather the wheat into his garner, but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.

Romans 11:33-34

O depth of riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable his judgments, and untraceable his ways!

Isaiah 21:10

O my threshing, and the corn of my floor! What I have heard of Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel, have I declared unto you.

Jeremiah 29:11

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith Jehovah, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you in your latter end a hope.

Joel 3:12-13

Let the nations rouse themselves, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat; for there will I sit to judge all the nations round about.

Zechariah 14:1-3

Behold, the day cometh for Jehovah, and thy spoil shall be divided in the midst of thee.

Revelation 14:14-20

And I saw, and behold, a white cloud, and on the cloud one sitting like the Son of man, having upon his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.

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