Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Would that my people heard to me! Israel shall go in my ways.

New American Standard Bible

“Oh that My people would listen to Me,
That Israel would walk in My ways!

King James Version

Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways!

Holman Bible

If only My people would listen to Me
and Israel would follow My ways,

International Standard Version

If only my people would obey me, if only Israel would walk in my ways!

A Conservative Version

O that my people would hearken to me, that Israel would walk in my ways!

American Standard Version

Oh that my people would hearken unto me, That Israel would walk in my ways!

Amplified

Oh, that My people would listen to Me, that Israel would walk in My ways!

Bible in Basic English

If only my people would give ear to me, walking in my ways!

Darby Translation

Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, that Israel had walked in my ways!

King James 2000

Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways!

Lexham Expanded Bible

Oh that my people would listen to me; [that] Israel would walk in my ways.

Modern King James verseion

Oh that My people had listened to Me, and Israel had walked in My ways!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O that my people would obey me! For if Israel would walk in my ways,

NET Bible

If only my people would obey me! If only Israel would keep my commands!

New Heart English Bible

Oh that my people would listen to me, that Israel would walk in my ways.

The Emphasized Bible

If, my people, were hearkening unto me, If, Israel, in my ways, would walk,

Webster

O that my people had hearkened to me, and Israel had walked in my ways!

World English Bible

Oh that my people would listen to me, that Israel would walk in my ways!

Youngs Literal Translation

O that My people were hearkening to Me, Israel in My ways would walk.

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Call To Obedience

12 And I will send him forth in the hardnesses of their heart: they shall go in their counsels. 13 Would that my people heard to me! Israel shall go in my ways. 14 Shortly I shall humble their enemies, and against their adversaries I will turn back my hand.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 5:29

Who will give, and were this heart in them, for them to fear me and to watch all my commands all the days, so that it shall be well to them and to their sons forever.

Isaiah 48:18

Would thou didst attend to my commands! and thy peace shall be as a river, and thy justice as the billows of the sea.

Deuteronomy 32:29

Would they were wise! will they look at this? Will they discern to their latter part?

Deuteronomy 10:12-13

And now, Israel, what does Jehovah thy God ask from thee but to fear Jehovah thy God, to go in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve Jehovah thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul,

Matthew 23:37

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, killing the prophets, and stoning those sent to her; how often did I wish to gather thy children together, which manner a bird gathers together her young broods under the wings, and ye would not!

Luke 19:41-42

And as he drew near, having seen the city, he wept over it,

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