Parallel Verses

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He says: "Listen my people! I am speaking! Listen Israel! I am accusing 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 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.

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 The heavens declare his fairness, for God is judge. (Selah) 7 He says: "Listen my people! I am speaking! Listen Israel! I am accusing you! I am God, your God! 8 I am not condemning you because of your sacrifices, or because of your burnt sacrifices that you continually offer me.


Cross References

Exodus 20:2

"I, the Lord, am your God, who brought you from the land of Egypt, from the house of slavery.

Psalm 81:8

I said, 'Listen, my people! I will warn you! O Israel, if only you would obey me!

Exodus 19:5-6

And now, if you will diligently listen to me and keep my covenant, then you will be my special possession out of all the nations, for all the earth is mine,

Deuteronomy 26:17-18

Today you have declared the Lord to be your God, and that you will walk in his ways, keep his statutes, commandments, and ordinances, and obey him.

Deuteronomy 31:19-21

Now write down for yourselves the following song and teach it to the Israelites. Put it into their very mouths so that this song may serve as my witness against the Israelites!

1 Samuel 12:22-25

The Lord will not abandon his people because he wants to uphold his great reputation. The Lord was pleased to make you his own people.

2 Kings 17:13

The Lord solemnly warned Israel and Judah through all his prophets and all the seers, "Turn back from your evil ways; obey my commandments and rules that are recorded in the law. I ordered your ancestors to keep this law and sent my servants the prophets to remind you of its demands."

2 Chronicles 28:5

The Lord his God handed him over to the king of Syria. The Syrians defeated him and deported many captives to Damascus. He was also handed over to the king of Israel, who thoroughly defeated him.

Nehemiah 9:29-30

And you solemnly admonished them in order to return them to your law, but they behaved presumptuously and did not obey your commandments. They sinned against your ordinances -- those by which an individual, if he obeys them, will live. They boldly turned from you; they rebelled and did not obey.

Psalm 49:1

For the music director, a psalm by the Korahites. Listen to this, all you nations! Pay attention, all you inhabitants of the world!

Psalm 81:10-12

I am the Lord, your God, the one who brought you out of the land of Egypt. Open your mouth wide and I will fill it!'

Isaiah 1:18

Come, let's consider your options," says the Lord. "Though your sins have stained you like the color red, you can become white like snow; though they are as easy to see as the color scarlet, you can become white like wool.

Jeremiah 2:4-5

Now listen to what the Lord has to say, you descendants of Jacob, all you family groups from the nation of Israel.

Jeremiah 2:9

"So, once more I will state my case against you," says the Lord. "I will also state it against your children and grandchildren.

Ezekiel 20:5

and say to them: "'This is what the sovereign Lord says: On the day I chose Israel I swore to the descendants of the house of Jacob and made myself known to them in the land of Egypt. I swore to them, "I am the Lord your God."

Ezekiel 20:7

I said to them, "Each of you must get rid of the detestable idols you keep before you, and do not defile yourselves with the idols of Egypt; I am the Lord your God."

Ezekiel 20:19-20

I am the Lord your God; follow my statutes, observe my regulations, and carry them out.

Micah 6:1-8

Listen to what the Lord says: "Get up! Defend yourself before the mountains! Present your case before the hills!"

Zechariah 13:9

Then I will bring the remaining third into the fire; I will refine them like silver is refined and will test them like gold is tested. They will call on my name and I will answer; I will say, 'These are my people,' and they will say, 'The Lord is my God.'"

Malachi 3:5

"I will come to you in judgment. I will be quick to testify against those who practice divination, those who commit adultery, those who break promises, and those who exploit workers, widows, and orphans, who refuse to help the immigrant and in this way show they do not fear me," says the Lord who rules over all.

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