Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

Context Readings

God As Judge

6 And the heavens shall declare His righteousness; for God Himself is judge. Selah. 7 Hear, My people, and I will speak, O Israel, and I will testify against you; I am God, your God. 8 I will not reprove you for your sacrifices; yea, your burnt offerings are continually before Me.


Cross References

Exodus 20:2

I am Jehovah your God, who has brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

Psalm 81:8

Hear, O My people, and I will testify to you; O Israel, if you will listen to Me,

Exodus 19:5-6

And now if you will obey My voice indeed, and keep My covenant, then you shall be a peculiar treasure to Me above all the nations; for all the earth is Mine.

Deuteronomy 26:17-18

You have today said that Jehovah is your God, and that you would walk in His ways, and keep His statutes and His commandments and His judgments, and listen to His voice.

Deuteronomy 31:19-21

Now, therefore, write this song for you, and teach it to the sons of Israel. Put it in their mouths, so that this song may be a witness for Me against the sons of Israel.

1 Samuel 12:22-25

For Jehovah will not forsake His people for His great name's sake, because it has pleased Jehovah to make you His people.

2 Kings 17:13

And Jehovah testified against Israel, and against Judah, by all the prophets, by all the seers, saying, Turn from your evil ways and keep My commandments, My statutes, according to all the Law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent to you by My servants the prophets.

2 Chronicles 28:5

And Jehovah his God delivered him into the hand of the king of Syria. And they struck him and carried away a great captivity, and brought them to Damascus. And he was also delivered into the hand of the king of Israel, who struck him with a great slaughter.

Nehemiah 9:29-30

and testified against them that You might bring them again to Your Law. But they acted proudly and did not listen to Your commandments, but sinned against Your judgments (which if a man do, he shall live in them), and withdrew the shoulder, and hardened their neck, and would not hear.

Psalm 49:1

To the Chief Musician. A Psalm for the sons of Korah. Hear this, all you peoples; give ear, all inhabitants of the world;

Psalm 81:10-12

I am Jehovah your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt; open your mouth wide, and I will fill it.

Isaiah 1:18

Come now, and let us reason together, says Jehovah; though your sins are as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall be like wool.

Jeremiah 2:4-5

Hear the Word of Jehovah, O house of Jacob, and all the families of the house of Israel.

Jeremiah 2:9

Therefore I will contend with you, says Jehovah, and with your son's sons I will enter into judgment.

Ezekiel 20:5

And say to them, So says the Lord Jehovah: In the day that I chose Israel, and lifted up My hand to the seed of the house of Jacob, and made Myself known to them in the land of Egypt; when I lifted up My hand to them, saying, I am Jehovah your God;

Ezekiel 20:7

then I said to them, Let each man throw away the abominations of his eyes, and do not defile yourselves with the idols of Egypt. I am Jehovah your God.

Ezekiel 20:19-20

I am Jehovah your God. Walk in My statutes, and keep My judgments, and do them,

Micah 6:1-8

Hear now what Jehovah says: Arise, contend with the mountains and let the hills hear your voice.

Zechariah 13:9

And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried. They shall call on My name, and I will answer them; I will say, It is My people; and they shall say, Jehovah is my God.

Malachi 3:5

And I will come near you to judgment. And I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those who extort from the hired laborer's wages, and turning away the widow, and the orphan, the alien, and not fearing Me, says Jehovah of Hosts.

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