Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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


They turned back and acted unfaithfully like their fathers;
They were twisted like a warped 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.

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.

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 didn't keep his testimonies; 57 but turned back, and dealt treacherously like their fathers. They were turned aside like a deceitful bow. 58 For they provoked him to anger with their high places, and moved him to jealousy with their engraved images.


Cross References

Hosea 7:16

They return, but not to the Most High. They are like a faulty bow. Their princes will fall by the sword for the rage 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 tell them, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: In this moreover have your fathers blasphemed me, in that they have committed a trespass against me.

Judges 3:5-7

The children of Israel lived among the Canaanites, the Hittites, and the Amorites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites:

Judges 3:12

The children of Israel again did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh: and Yahweh strengthened Eglon the king of Moab against Israel, because they had done that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh.

Psalm 78:8

and might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation, a generation that didn't make their hearts loyal, whose spirit was not steadfast with God.

Psalm 78:10-37

They didn't keep God's covenant, and refused to walk in his law.

Psalm 78:41

They turned again and tempted God, and provoked the Holy One of Israel.

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