Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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!

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 let them follow their own imaginations. 13 O that my people would obey me! For if Israel would walk in my ways, 14 I should soon have put down their enemies, and turned my hand against their adversaries.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 5:29

Oh that they had such a heart with them to fear me and keep all my commandments always, that it might go well with them and with their children forever.

Isaiah 48:18

If thou wilt now regard my commandment, thy wealthiness shall be as the water stream: and thy righteousness as the waves flowing in the sea.

Deuteronomy 32:29

I would they were wise, and understood this, and would consider their latter end.'

Deuteronomy 10:12-13

And now, Israel, what is it that the LORD thy God requireth of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God and to walk in all his ways and to love him and to serve the LORD thy God with all thine heart and with all thy soul,

Matthew 23:37

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which killest prophets, and stonest them which are sent to thee: how often would I have gathered thy children together, as the hen gathereth her chicks under her wings? But ye would not.

Luke 19:41-42

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

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