Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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] helpless and [the] needy; deliver [them] from the hand of [the] wicked." 5 They do not know or consider. They go about in the darkness, [so that] all [the] foundations of [the] earth are shaken. 6 I have said, "You [are] gods, and sons of the Most High, all of you.


Cross References

Psalm 11:3

When the foundations are destroyed what can [the] righteous do?

Micah 3:1

And I said, "Listen, O heads of Jacob and leaders of the house of Israel! [Is it] not for you to know justice?

Proverbs 2:13

those who forsake the paths of uprightness to walk in ways of darkness,

Psalm 14:4

All who do evil--do they not know, [they] who eat my people [as though] they were eating bread? They do not call on Yahweh.

Psalm 75:3

[The] earth and all its inhabitants [are] shaking; I steady its columns. Selah

Proverbs 1:29

Since they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Yahweh,

Proverbs 4:19

The way of the wicked ones [is] like deep darkness; they do not know what they stumble over.

Ecclesiastes 2:14

{The wise man can see where he is walking}, but the fool walks in darkness. Yet I also realized that both of them suffer the same fate.

Ecclesiastes 3:16

I saw something else under the sun: instead of justice [there was] evil; instead of righteousness [there was] wickedness.

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of Yahweh of hosts [is] the house of Israel, and the man of Judah [is] the plantation of his delight. [And] he waited for justice, but look! Bloodshed! For righteousness, but look! A cry of distress!

Isaiah 59:9

Therefore justice is far from us, and righteousness does not reach us. We wait for light, but look! [there is] darkness; for brightness, [but] we walk in darkness.

John 3:19

And this is the judgment: that the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light, because their deeds were evil.

John 12:35

So Jesus said to them, "Yet a little time the light is with you! Walk while you have the light, so that the darkness does not overtake you! And the one who walks in the darkness does not know where he is going.

Romans 1:28

And just as they did not see fit {to recognize God}, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do the things [that are] not proper,

2 Timothy 2:19

However, the solid foundation of God stands firm, having this seal: "The Lord knows those who are his," and "Everyone who names the name of the Lord must abstain from unrighteousness."

1 John 2:11

But the one who hates his brother is in the darkness, and walks in the darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

Psalm 53:4

Do not evildoers know, [they] who eat my people [as though] they were eating bread? They do not call on God.

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