Isaiah 28:10
Modern Translations
New International Version
For it is: Do this, do that, a rule for this, a rule for that; a little here, a little there."

New Living Translation
He tells us everything over and over— one line at a time, one line at a time, a little here, and a little there!”

English Standard Version
For it is precept upon precept, precept upon precept, line upon line, line upon line, here a little, there a little.”

Berean Study Bible
For they hear: “Order on order, order on order, line on line, line on line; a little here, a little there.”

New American Standard Bible
“For He says, ‘Order on order, order on order, Line on line, line on line, A little here, a little there.’”

NASB 1995
"For He says, 'Order on order, order on order, Line on line, line on line, A little here, a little there.'"

NASB 1977
“For He says, ‘Order on order, order on order, Line on line, line on line, A little here, a little there.’”

Amplified Bible
“For He says, ‘Precept upon precept, precept upon precept, Rule upon rule, rule upon rule, Here a little, there a little.’”

Christian Standard Bible
“Law after law, law after law, line after line, line after line, a little here, a little there.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For he says: "Law after law, law after law, line after line, line after line, a little here, a little there."

Contemporary English Version
You don't even listen--all you hear is senseless sound after senseless sound.

Good News Translation
He is trying to teach us letter by letter, line by line, lesson by lesson."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They speak utter nonsense.

International Standard Version
For it is: "Do this and do that, do this and do that, Line upon line, line upon line, a little here, a little there."

NET Bible
Indeed, they will hear meaningless gibberish, senseless babbling, a syllable here, a syllable there.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little:

New King James Version
For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept, Line upon line, line upon line, Here a little, there a little.”

King James 2000 Bible
For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little:

New Heart English Bible
For it is precept on precept, precept on precept; line on line, line on line; here a little, there a little.

World English Bible
For it is precept on precept, precept on precept; line on line, line on line; here a little, there a little.

American King James Version
For precept must be on precept, precept on precept; line on line, line on line; here a little, and there a little:

American Standard Version
For it is precept upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, there a little.

A Faithful Version
For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, there a little;"

Darby Bible Translation
For [it is] precept upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, there a little. ...

English Revised Version
For it is precept upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, there a little.

Webster's Bible Translation
For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little:

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For precept must be vpon precept, precept vpon precept, line vnto line, line vnto line, there a litle, and there a litle.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For they that be suche, must take after one lesson, another lesson, after one commaundement, another commaundement, for one rule, another rule, after one instruction, another instruction, there a litle, and there a litle.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Commaunde yt maye be commaunded, byd yt maye be bydde, forbyd that maye be forbydde, kepe backe yt maye be kepte backe, here a litle, there a litle.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
For rule on rule, rule on rule, "" Line on line, line on line, "" A little here, a little there,

Young's Literal Translation
For rule is on rule, rule on rule, line on line, line on line, A little here, a little there,

Smith's Literal Translation
For precept to precept, precept to precept; line to line, line to line; a little there, a little there:

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For command, command again; command, command again; expect, expect again; expect, expect again: a little there, a little there.

Catholic Public Domain Version
So then: command, and command again; command, and command again; expect, and expect again; a little here, and a little there.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Because reply on reply and reply on reply and answer on answer and answer on answer, a little here and a little there

Lamsa Bible
For filth is upon filth, filth upon filth; vomit upon vomit, vomit upon vomit; a little here, a little there;

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
For it is precept by precept, precept by precept, Line by line, line by line; Here a little, there a little.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Except thou affliction on affliction, hope upon hope: yet a little, and yet a little,









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