Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Consider, ye brutish among the people, and ye fools, when will ye be wise?

New American Standard Bible

Pay heed, you senseless among the people;
And when will you understand, stupid ones?

King James Version

Understand, ye brutish among the people: and ye fools, when will ye be wise?

Holman Bible

Pay attention, you stupid people!
Fools, when will you be wise?

International Standard Version

Pay attention, you dull ones among the crowds! You fools! Will you ever become wise?

American Standard Version

Consider, ye brutish among the people; And ye fools, when will ye be wise?

Amplified


Consider thoughtfully, you senseless (stupid ones) among the people;
And you [dull-minded] fools, when will you become wise and understand?

Bible in Basic English

Give your mind to my words, you who are without wisdom among the people; you foolish men, when will you be wise?

Darby Translation

Understand, ye brutish among the people; and ye fools, when will ye be wise?

Julia Smith Translation

Understand, ye brutish among the people: and ye foolish, when will ye understand?

King James 2000

Understand, you senseless among the people: and you fools, when will you be wise?

Lexham Expanded Bible

You pay attention, O brutes among the people. And [you] fools, when you will show insight?

Modern King James verseion

Understand, you beastly ones among the people; and fools, when will you be wise?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Take heed, ye unwise among the people: O ye fools, when will ye understand?

NET Bible

Take notice of this, you ignorant people! You fools, when will you ever understand?

New Heart English Bible

Consider, you senseless among the people; you fools, when will you be wise?

The Emphasized Bible

Understand, ye brutish among the people, And, ye dullards, when will ye show discretion?

Webster

Understand, ye brutish among the people: and ye fools, when will ye be wise?

World English Bible

Consider, you senseless among the people; you fools, when will you be wise?

Youngs Literal Translation

Consider, ye brutish among the people, And ye foolish, when do ye act wisely?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ye brutish
בּער 
Ba`ar 
Usage: 94

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and ye fools
כּסיל 
K@ciyl 
Usage: 70

References

Morish

Context Readings

A Prayer For Retribution Against Oppressors

7 And they say, LORD will not see, nor will the God of Jacob consider. 8 Consider, ye brutish among the people, and ye fools, when will ye be wise? 9 He who planted the ear, shall he not hear? He who formed the eye, shall he not see?


Cross References

Psalm 92:6

A brutish man knows not, nor does a fool understand this.

Psalm 49:10

For he shall see it. Wise men die. The fool and the brutish alike perish, and leave their wealth to others.

Deuteronomy 32:29

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

Psalm 73:22

So I was brutish, and ignorant. I was a beast before thee.

Proverbs 1:22

How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? And scoffers delight them in scoffing, and fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 8:5

O ye simple, understand prudence, and, ye fools, be of an understanding heart.

Proverbs 12:1

He who loves correction loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is brutish.

Isaiah 27:11

When the boughs of it are withered, they shall be broken off. The women shall come, and set them on fire, for it is a people of no understanding. Therefore he who made them will not have compassion upon them, and he who formed them

Jeremiah 8:6-8

I hearkened and heard, but they did not speak aright. No man repents of his wickedness, saying, What have I done? Everyone turns to his course as a horse that rushes headlong in the battle.

Jeremiah 10:8

But they are together brutish and foolish, the instruction of idols! It is but a block of wood.

Romans 3:11

There is no man who understands. There is no man who seeks God.

Titus 3:3

For we also were formerly foolish, disobedient, being led astray, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in evil and envy, hateful, hating each other.

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