Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Have the workers of wickedness no knowledge,
Who eat up My people as though they ate bread
And have not called upon God?

King James Version

Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread: they have not called upon God.

Holman Bible

Will evildoers never understand?
They consume My people as they consume bread;
they do not call on God.

International Standard Version

Will those who do evil ever learn? They devour my people like they devour bread, and never call on God.

A Conservative Version

Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge, who eat up my people [as] they eat bread, and call not upon God?

American Standard Version

Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge, Who eat up my people as they eat bread, And call not upon God?

Amplified


Have workers of wickedness no knowledge or no understanding?
They eat up My people as though they ate bread
And have not called upon God.

Bible in Basic English

Have the workers of evil no knowledge? they take my people for food, as they would take bread; they make no prayer to God.

Darby Translation

Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge, eating up my people as they eat bread? they call not upon God.

Julia Smith Translation

Did not those transgressing know any thing? eating up my people, they ate bread: they called not upon God.

King James 2000

Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread: they have not called upon God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not evildoers know, [they] who eat my people [as though] they were eating bread? They do not call on God.

Modern King James verseion

Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge? They eat up my people as they eat bread; they have not called on God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

How can they have understanding, that are the workers of wickedness, eating up my people as it were bread, and calling not upon God?

NET Bible

All those who behave wickedly do not understand -- those who devour my people as if they were eating bread, and do not call out to God.

New Heart English Bible

Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge, who eat up my people as they eat bread, and do not call on God?

The Emphasized Bible

Are the workers of iniquity, without knowledge? Devouring my people, as they devour food? Upon God, have they not called.

Webster

Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people as they eat bread! they have not called upon God.

World English Bible

Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge, who eat up my people as they eat bread, and don't call on God?

Youngs Literal Translation

Have not workers of iniquity known, Those eating my people have eaten bread, God they have not called.

Context Readings

There Is None Who Does Good

3 Every one of them has turned aside; together they have become corrupt;
There is no one who does good, not even one.
4 Have the workers of wickedness no knowledge,
Who eat up My people as though they ate bread
And have not called upon God?
5 There they were in great fear where no fear had been;
For God scattered the bones of him who encamped against you;
You put them to shame, because God had rejected them.


Cross References

Jeremiah 4:22

For My people are foolish,
They know Me not;
They are stupid children
And have no understanding.
They are shrewd to do evil,
But to do good they do not know.”

Psalm 27:2

When evildoers came upon me to devour my flesh,
My adversaries and my enemies, they stumbled and fell.

Psalm 94:8

Pay heed, you senseless among the people;
And when will you understand, stupid ones?

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.

Jeremiah 10:25

Pour out Your wrath on the nations that do not know You
And on the families that do not call Your name;
For they have devoured Jacob;
They have devoured him and consumed him
And have laid waste his habitation.

Matthew 23:17-39

You fools and blind men! Which is more important, the gold or the temple that sanctified the gold?

Revelation 17:16

And the ten horns which you saw, and the beast, these will hate the harlot and will make her desolate and naked, and will eat her flesh and will burn her up with fire.

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