Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

Would that my people heard to me! Israel shall go 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 So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust: and they walked in their own counsels. 13 Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways! 14 I should soon have subdued their enemies, and turned my hand against their adversaries.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 5:29

O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!

Isaiah 48:18

O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:

Deuteronomy 32:29

O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!

Deuteronomy 10:12-13

And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul,

Matthew 23:37

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!

Luke 19:41-42

And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it,

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