Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

They know not, neither do they understand; They walk to and fro in darkness: All the foundations of the earth are shaken.

New American Standard Bible

They do not know nor do they understand;
They walk about in darkness;
All the foundations of the earth are shaken.

King James Version

They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course.

Holman Bible

They do not know or understand;
they wander in darkness.
All the foundations of the earth are shaken.

International Standard Version

They neither know nor understand; they walk about in the dark while all the foundations of the earth are shaken.

A Conservative Version

They know not, nor do they understand. They walk to and fro in darkness. All the foundations of the earth are shaken.

Amplified


The rulers do not know nor do they understand;
They walk on in the darkness [of complacent satisfaction];
All the foundations of the earth [the fundamental principles of the administration of justice] are shaken.

Darby Translation

They know not, neither do they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are moved.

Julia Smith Translation

They will not know, they will not Understand: they will go about in darkness: all the foundations of the earth will be moved.

King James 2000

They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They do not know or consider. They go about in the darkness, [so that] all [the] foundations of [the] earth are shaken.

Modern King James verseion

They neither know nor will understand; they walk on in darkness; all the foundations of the earth are shaken.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They will not be learned nor understand, but walk on still in darkness; all the foundations of the earth are out of course.

NET Bible

They neither know nor understand. They stumble around in the dark, while all the foundations of the earth crumble.

New Heart English Bible

They do not know, neither do they understand. They walk back and forth in darkness. All the foundations of the earth are shaken.

The Emphasized Bible

They know not, neither can they perceive, In darkness, they wander, All the foundations of the earth do shake.

Webster

They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course.

World English Bible

They don't know, neither do they understand. They walk back and forth in darkness. All the foundations of the earth are shaken.

Youngs Literal Translation

They knew not, nor do they understand, In darkness they walk habitually, Moved are all the foundations of earth.

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

A Plea For Righteous Judgment

4 Rescue the poor and needy: Deliver them out of the hand of the wicked. 5 They know not, neither do they understand; They walk to and fro in darkness: All the foundations of the earth are shaken. 6 I said, Ye are gods, And all of you sons of the Most High.


Cross References

Psalm 11:3

If the foundations be destroyed, What can the righteous do?

Micah 3:1

And I said, Hear, I pray you, ye heads of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel: is it not for you to know justice?

Proverbs 2:13

Who forsake the paths of uprightness, To walk in the ways of darkness;

Psalm 14:4

Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge, Who eat up my people as they eat bread, And call not upon Jehovah?

Psalm 75:3

The earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved: I have set up the pillars of it. Selah

Proverbs 1:29

For that they hated knowledge, And did not choose the fear of Jehovah:

Proverbs 4:19

The way of the wicked is as darkness: They know not at what they stumble.

Ecclesiastes 2:14

The wise man's eyes are in his head, and the fool walketh in darkness: and yet I perceived that one event happeneth to them all.

Ecclesiastes 3:16

And moreover I saw under the sun, in the place of justice, that wickedness was there; and in the place of righteousness, that wickedness was there.

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of Jehovah of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant: and he looked for justice, but, behold, oppression; for righteousness, but, behold, a cry.

Isaiah 59:9

Therefore is justice far from us, neither doth righteousness overtake us: we look for light, but, behold, darkness; for brightness, but we walk in obscurity.

John 3:19

And this is the judgment, that the light is come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light; for their works were evil.

John 12:35

Jesus therefore said unto them, Yet a little while is the light among you. Walk while ye have the light, that darkness overtake you not: and he that walketh in the darkness knoweth not whither he goeth.

Romans 1:28

And even as they refused to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up unto a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not fitting;

2 Timothy 2:19

Howbeit the firm foundation of God standeth, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his: and, Let every one that nameth the name of the Lord depart from unrighteousness.

1 John 2:11

But he that hateth his brother is in the darkness, and walketh in the darkness, and knoweth not whither he goeth, because the darkness hath blinded his eyes.

Psalm 53:4

Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge, Who eat up my people as they eat bread, And call not upon God?

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