Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?

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?

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

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

is this that ye do

Usage: 0

the sabbath
שׁבּת 
Shabbath 
Usage: 111

References

Context Readings

Nehemiah Begins Sabbath Reforms

16 There dwelt men of Tyre also therein, who brought fish, and all manner of wares, and sold on the sabbath to the children of Judah, and in Jerusalem. 17 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? 18 Did not your fathers thus, and did not our God bring all this evil upon us, and upon this city? yet ye bring more wrath upon Israel by profaning the sabbath.


Cross References

Nehemiah 13:11

Then I contended with the rulers, and said, Why is the house of God forsaken? and I assembled them, and set them in their place.

Nehemiah 13:25

And I contended with them, and cursed them, and smote certain of them, and plucked off their hair, and made them swear by God, saying, Ye shall not give your daughters to their sons, nor take their daughters to your sons, or for yourselves.

Nehemiah 5:7

Then I consulted with myself, and I rebuked the nobles, and the rulers, and said to them, Ye exact interest, every one of his brother. And I set a great assembly against them.

Psalm 82:1-2

A Psalm of Asaph. God standeth in the congregation of the mighty; he judgeth among the gods.

Proverbs 28:4

They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them.

Isaiah 1:10

Hear the word of the LORD, ye rulers of Sodom; give ear to the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah.

Jeremiah 5:5

I will go to the great men, and will speak to them; for they have known the way of the LORD, and the judgment of their God: but these have altogether broken the yoke, and burst the bonds.

Jeremiah 13:18

Say to the king and to the queen, Humble yourselves, sit down: for your principalities shall come down, even the crown of your glory.

Jeremiah 22:2-23

And say, Hear the word of the LORD, O king of Judah, that sittest upon the throne of David, thou, and thy servants, and thy people that enter by these gates:

Micah 3:1

And I said, Hear, I pray you, O heads of Jacob, and ye princes of the house of Israel: Is it not for you to know judgment?

Micah 3:9

Hear this, I pray you, ye heads of the house of Jacob, and princes of the house of Israel, that abhor judgment, and pervert all equity.

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