Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then I reprimanded the nobles of Judah and said to them, "What is this evil thing you are doing, by profaning the sabbath day?

King James Version

Then I contended with the nobles of Judah, and said unto them, What evil thing is this that ye do, and profane the sabbath day?

Holman Bible

I rebuked the nobles of Judah and said to them: "What is this evil you are doing-profaning the Sabbath day?

International Standard Version

I rebuked the officials of Judah, saying to them, "What's this evil thing that you're doing by profaning the Sabbath day?

A Conservative Version

Then I contended with the ranking men of Judah, and said to them, What evil thing is this that ye do, and profane the Sabbath day?

American Standard Version

Then I contended with the nobles of Judah, and said unto them, What evil thing is this that ye do, and profane the sabbath day?

Amplified

Then I reproved the nobles of Judah and said, What evil thing is this that you do -- "profaning the Sabbath day?

Bible in Basic English

Then I made protests to the chiefs of Judah, and said to them, What is this evil which you are doing, not keeping the Sabbath day holy?

Darby Translation

And I contended with the nobles of Judah, and said to them, What evil thing is this which ye do, profaning the sabbath day?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then I contended with the nobles of Judah and said unto them, What evil thing is this that ye do and profane thus the sabbath day?

Julia Smith Translation

And I shall contend with the nobles of Judah, and say to them, What this evil word that ye are doing, and profaning the day of the Sabbath?

King James 2000

Then I contended with the nobles of Judah, and said unto them, What evil thing is this that you do, and profane the sabbath day?

Lexham Expanded Bible

So I quarreled with the nobles of Judah and said to them, "What is this evil thing that you are doing, profaning the day of the Sabbath?

Modern King James verseion

And I contended with the nobles of Judah and said to them, What evil thing is this that you do, and defile the Sabbath day?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then reproved I the rulers in Judah, and said unto them, "What evil thing is this that ye do, and break the Sabbath day?

NET Bible

So I registered a complaint with the nobles of Judah, saying to them, "What is this evil thing that you are doing, profaning the Sabbath day?

New Heart English Bible

Then I contended with the nobles of Judah, and said to them, "What evil thing is this that you do, and profane the Sabbath day?

New simplified Bible

Then I made protests to the chiefs of Judah, and said to them: What is this evil you are doing, not keeping the Sabbath day holy?

The Emphasized Bible

so I contended with the nobles of Judah, - and said unto them, What is this wicked thing which, ye, are doing, and profaning the sabbath day?

Webster

Then I contended with the nobles of Judah, and said to them, What evil thing is this that ye do, and profane the sabbath day?

World English Bible

Then I contended with the nobles of Judah, and said to them, "What evil thing is this that you do, and profane the Sabbath day?

Youngs Literal Translation

And I strive with the freemen of Judah, and say to them, 'What is this evil thing that ye are doing, and polluting the sabbath-day?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רוּב ריבo 
Riyb 
Usage: 66

with the nobles
חור חר 
Chor 
Usage: 13

of Judah
יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

and said

Usage: 0

רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

is this that ye do

do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

and profane
חלל 
Chalal 
Usage: 142

the sabbath
שׁבּת 
Shabbath 
Usage: 111

References

Context Readings

Nehemiah Begins Sabbath Reforms

16 Also men of Tyre were living there who imported fish and all kinds of merchandise, and sold them to the sons of Judah on the sabbath, even in Jerusalem. 17 Then I reprimanded the nobles of Judah and said to them, "What is this evil thing you are doing, by profaning the sabbath day? 18 "Did not your fathers do the same, so that our God brought on us and on this city all this trouble? Yet you are adding to the wrath on Israel by profaning the sabbath."


Cross References

Nehemiah 13:11

So I reprimanded the officials and said, "Why is the house of God forsaken?" Then I gathered them together and restored them to their posts.

Nehemiah 13:25

So I contended with them and cursed them and struck some of them and pulled out their hair, and made them swear by God, "You shall not give your daughters to their sons, nor take of their daughters for your sons or for yourselves.

Nehemiah 5:7

I consulted with myself and contended with the nobles and the rulers and said to them, "You are exacting usury, each from his brother!" Therefore, I held a great assembly against them.

Psalm 82:1-2

God takes His stand in His own congregation; He judges in the midst of the rulers.

Proverbs 28:4

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

Isaiah 1:10

Hear the word of the LORD, You rulers of Sodom; Give ear to the instruction of our God, You people of Gomorrah.

Jeremiah 5:5

"I will go to the great And will speak to them, For they know the way of the LORD And the ordinance of their God " But they too, with one accord, have broken the yoke And burst the bonds.

Jeremiah 13:18

Say to the king and the queen mother, "Take a lowly seat, For your beautiful crown Has come down from your head."

Jeremiah 22:2-23

and say, 'Hear the word of the LORD, O king of Judah, who sits on David's throne, you and your servants and your people who enter these gates.

Micah 3:1

And I said, "Hear now, heads of Jacob And rulers of the house of Israel Is it not for you to know justice?

Micah 3:9

Now hear this, heads of the house of Jacob And rulers of the house of Israel, Who abhor justice And twist everything that is straight,



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