Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But turned back and acted treacherously like their fathers; They turned aside like a treacherous bow.

King James Version

But turned back, and dealt unfaithfully like their fathers: they were turned aside like a deceitful bow.

Holman Bible

They treacherously turned away like their fathers; they became warped like a faulty bow.

International Standard Version

They fell away and were as disloyal as their ancestors. They became unreliable, like a defective bow;

A Conservative Version

but turned back, and dealt treacherously like their fathers. They were turned aside like a deceitful bow.

American Standard Version

But turned back, and dealt treacherously like their fathers: They were turned aside like a deceitful bow.

Amplified

But they turned back and dealt unfaithfully and treacherously like their fathers; they were twisted like a warped and deceitful bow [that will not respond to the archer's aim].

Bible in Basic English

Their hearts were turned back and untrue like their fathers; they were turned to one side like a twisted bow.

Darby Translation

And they drew back and dealt treacherously like their fathers: they turned like a deceitful bow.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But turned back and rebelled like their fathers; they became like a deceitful bow.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will draw back, and they will transgress as their fathers: they were turned as a bow of deceit

King James 2000

But turned back, and dealt unfaithfully like their fathers: they were turned aside like a deceitful bow.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they turned and were treacherous like their ancestors. They twisted like a crooked bow.

Modern King James verseion

but they turned back, and acted unfaithfully like their fathers; they were turned aside like a deceiving bow.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But turned their backs, and fell away like their forefathers, starting aside like a broken bow.

NET Bible

They were unfaithful and acted as treacherously as their ancestors; they were as unreliable as a malfunctioning bow.

New Heart English Bible

but turned back, and dealt treacherously like their fathers. They were turned aside like a deceitful bow.

The Emphasized Bible

But drew back and dealt treacherously, like their fathers, They turned aside, like deceitful bowmen;

Webster

But turned back, and dealt unfaithfully like their fathers: they were turned aside like a deceitful bow.

World English Bible

but turned back, and dealt treacherously like their fathers. They were turned aside like a deceitful bow.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they turn back, And deal treacherously like their fathers, They have been turned like a deceitful bow,

References

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Context Readings

Lessons From Israel's Past

56 Yet they tempted and rebelled against the Most High God And did not keep His testimonies, 57 But turned back and acted treacherously like their fathers; They turned aside like a treacherous bow. 58 For they provoked Him with their high places And aroused His jealousy with their graven images.


Cross References

Hosea 7:16

They turn, but not upward, They are like a deceitful bow; Their princes will fall by the sword Because of the insolence of their tongue This will be their derision in the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 20:27-28

"Therefore, son of man, speak to the house of Israel and say to them, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Yet in this your fathers have blasphemed Me by acting treacherously against Me.

Judges 3:5-7

The sons of Israel lived among the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites;

Judges 3:12

Now the sons of Israel again did evil in the sight of the LORD So the LORD strengthened Eglon the king of Moab against Israel, because they had done evil in the sight of the LORD.

Psalm 78:8

And not be like their fathers, A stubborn and rebellious generation, A generation that did not prepare its heart And whose spirit was not faithful to God.

Psalm 78:10-37

They did not keep the covenant of God And refused to walk in His law;

Psalm 78:41

Again and again they tempted God, And pained the Holy One of Israel.



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