Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Because they hated knowledge And did not choose the fear of the LORD.

King James Version

For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD:

Holman Bible

Because they hated knowledge,
didn’t choose to fear the Lord,

International Standard Version

"Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of the LORD;

A Conservative Version

because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of LORD.

American Standard Version

For that they hated knowledge, And did not choose the fear of Jehovah:

Amplified

Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord,

Bible in Basic English

For they were haters of knowledge, and did not give their hearts to the fear of the Lord:

Darby Translation

Because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Jehovah;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of the LORD:

Julia Smith Translation

For that they hated knowledge, and chose not the fear of Jehovah:

King James 2000

Because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Since they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Yahweh,

Modern King James verseion

instead they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And that because they hated knowledge, and received not the fear of the LORD,

NET Bible

Because they hated moral knowledge, and did not choose to fear the Lord,

New Heart English Bible

because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

Because they hated knowledge, and, the reverence of Yahweh, did not choose;

Webster

For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD:

World English Bible

because they hated knowledge, and didn't choose the fear of Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

Because that they have hated knowledge, And the fear of Jehovah have not chosen.

Interlinear

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

דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

and did not choose
בּחר 
Bachar 
Usage: 169

the fear
יראה 
Yir'ah 
Usage: 45

References

Fausets

Context Readings

The Call Of Lady Wisdom

28 "Then they will call on me, but I will not answer; They will seek me diligently but they will not find me, 29 Because they hated knowledge And did not choose the fear of the LORD. 30 "They would not accept my counsel, They spurned all my reproof.


Cross References

Proverbs 1:22

"How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded? And scoffers delight themselves in scoffing And fools hate knowledge?

Job 21:14-15

"They say to God, 'Depart from us! We do not even desire the knowledge of Your ways.

Psalm 50:16-17

But to the wicked God says, "What right have you to tell of My statutes And to take My covenant in your mouth?

Proverbs 5:12

And you say, "How I have hated instruction! And my heart spurned reproof!

Proverbs 6:23

For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching is light; And reproofs for discipline are the way of life

Isaiah 27:11

When its limbs are dry, they are broken off; Women come and make a fire with them, For they are not a people of discernment, Therefore their Maker will not have compassion on them. And their Creator will not be gracious to them.

Isaiah 30:9-12

For this is a rebellious people, false sons, Sons who refuse to listen To the instruction of the LORD;

Luke 10:42

but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her."

John 3:20

"For everyone who does evil hates the Light, and does not come to the Light for fear that his deeds will be exposed.

Acts 7:51-54

"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.

Hebrews 11:25

choosing rather to endure ill-treatment with the people of God than to enjoy the passing pleasures of sin,

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