Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Hear ye, my people, and I will speak; O Israel, and I will testify against thee: I am God thy God.

New American Standard Bible

"Hear, O My people, and I will speak; O Israel, I will testify against you; I am God, your God.

King James Version

Hear, O my people, and I will speak; O Israel, and I will testify against thee: I am God, even thy God.

Holman Bible

“Listen, My people, and I will speak;
I will testify against you, Israel.
I am God, your God.

International Standard Version

"Listen, my people, for I am making a pronouncement: Israel, I, God, your God, am testifying against you.

A Conservative Version

Hear, O my people, and I will speak, O Israel, and I will testify to thee, I am God, [even] thy God.

American Standard Version

Hear, O my people, and I will speak; O Israel, and I will testify unto thee: I am God, even thy God.

Amplified

Hear, O My people, and I will speak; O Israel, I will testify to you and against you: I am God, your God.

Darby Translation

Hear, my people, and I will speak; O Israel, and I will testify unto thee: I am God, thy God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Hear, O my people, and I will speak; O Israel, and I will testify against thee; I am God, even thy God.

King James 2000

Hear, O my people, and I will speak; O Israel, and I will testify against you: I am God, even your God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Hear, O my people, and I will speak, O Israel, and I will testify against you. I am God, your God.

Modern King James verseion

Hear, My people, and I will speak, O Israel, and I will testify against you; I am God, your God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Hear, O my people, and I will speak; I myself will testify against thee, O Israel; for I am God, even thy God.

NET Bible

He says: "Listen my people! I am speaking! Listen Israel! I am accusing you! I am God, your God!

New Heart English Bible

"Hear, my people, and I will speak; Israel, and I will testify against you. I am God, your God.

The Emphasized Bible

Hear, O my people, and I will speak, O Israel, and I will adjure thee, God, thine own God, I am: -

Webster

Hear, O my people, and I will speak; O Israel, and I will testify against thee: I am God, even thy God.

World English Bible

"Hear, my people, and I will speak; Israel, and I will testify against you. I am God, your God.

Youngs Literal Translation

Hear, O My people, and I speak, O Israel, and I testify against thee, God, thy God am I.

Verse Info

Context Readings

God As Judge

6 And the heavens shall announce his justice: for God himself the judge. Silence. 7 Hear ye, my people, and I will speak; O Israel, and I will testify against thee: I am God thy God. 8 Not for thy sacrifices will I reprove thee and for thy burnt-offerings, being always before me.


Cross References

Exodus 20:2

I am Jehovah thy God, which brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of servants.

Psalm 81:8

Hear, O my people, and I will testify in thee: O Israel, if thou wilt hear to me;

Exodus 19:5-6

And now if hearing, ye shall hear to my voice, and watch my covenant, and ye were to me wealth above all peoples, for to me is all the earth.

Deuteronomy 26:17-18

Thou saidst this day Jehovah to be to thee for God, and to go in his ways, and to watch his laws and his commands, and his judgments, and to hear to his voice.

Deuteronomy 31:19-21

And now write ye for you this song, and teach it to the sons of Israel: put it in their mouth so that this song shall be to me for a testimony among the sons of Israel.

1 Samuel 12:22-25

For Jehovah will not cast off his people on account of his great name, for Jehovah willed to make you to him for a people.

2 Kings 17:13

And Jehovah will testify in Israel and in Judah by the hand of all his prophets, all seeing, saying, Turn back from your evil ways and watch my commands, my laws according to all my instruction which I commanded your fathers, and which I Sent to you by the hand of my servants the prophets.

2 Chronicles 28:5

And Jehovah his God will give him into the hand of the king of Aram; and they will strike upon him, and they will make captives from them a great captivity, and bring to Darmesek. And also he was given into the hand of the king of Israel, and he will strike upon him a great blow.

Nehemiah 9:29-30

And thou wilt testify against them to turn them back to thy law: and they acted proudly and heard not to thy commands, and in thy judgments they sinned in them; (which a man shall do and he lived in them) and they will give a shoulder turning aside, and they hardened their neck and heard not

Psalm 49:1

To the overseer, to the sons of Korah: chanting. Hear this, all ye peoples; give ear, all ye inhabitants of the World:

Psalm 81:10-12

I am Jehovah thy God bringing thee up from the land of Egypt: make broad thy mouth and I will fill it

Isaiah 1:18

Come now we will confute together Jehovah will say: if your sins shall be as deep scarlet, they shall be white as snow; if they shall be red as crimson, they shall be as wool.

Jeremiah 2:4-5

Hear ye the word of Jehovah, O house of Jacob, and the families of the house of Israel:

Jeremiah 2:9

For this I will even contend, with you, says Jehovah, and with your sons' sons will I contend.

Ezekiel 20:5

And say to them, Thus said the Lord Jehovah: In the day of my choosing upon Israel, and I will lift up my hand to the seed of the house of Jacob, and I will be known to them in the land of Egypt, and I will lift up my hand to them, saying, I am Jehovah your God;

Ezekiel 20:7

And saying to them, Cast ye away each the abominations of his eyes, an ye shall not be defiled with the blocks of Egypt: I am Jehovah your God.

Ezekiel 20:19-20

I am Jehovah your God; go ye in my: laws, and watch ye my judgments and do them

Micah 6:1-8

Hear ye now what Jehovah said: Arise, contend thou with the mountains, and the hills shall hear thy voice.

Zechariah 13:9

And I brought the third through fire, and I purified them as purifying silver, and I tried them as trying gold: he shall call on my name and I will answer him: I said, He is my people; and he shall say, Jehovah my God.

Malachi 3:5

And I came near to you for judgment: and I was a swift witness against those practicing magic, and against those committing adultery, and against those swearing to falsehood, and against those oppressing the hire of the hireling, the widow and the orphan, and those turning aside the stranger, and they feared not me, said Jehovah of armies.

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