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2 Kings 17:17

17 yAnd they burned their sons and their daughters as offerings1 and used zdivination and aomens and bsold themselves to do evil in the sight of the Lord, provoking him to anger.

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2 Kings 17:17 — The New International Version (NIV)

17 They sacrificed their sons and daughters in the fire. They practiced divination and sought omens and sold themselves to do evil in the eyes of the Lord, arousing his anger.

2 Kings 17:17 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

17 And they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the Lord, to provoke him to anger.

2 Kings 17:17 — New Living Translation (NLT)

17 They even sacrificed their own sons and daughters in the fire. They consulted fortune-tellers and practiced sorcery and sold themselves to evil, arousing the Lord’s anger.

2 Kings 17:17 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

17 And they caused their sons and daughters to pass through the fire, practiced witchcraft and soothsaying, and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the Lord, to provoke Him to anger.

2 Kings 17:17 — New Century Version (NCV)

17 They made their sons and daughters pass through fire and tried to find out the future by magic and witchcraft. They always chose to do what the Lord said was wrong, which made him angry.

2 Kings 17:17 — American Standard Version (ASV)

17 And they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah, to provoke him to anger.

2 Kings 17:17 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

17 and they caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire, and used divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of Jehovah, to provoke him to anger.

2 Kings 17:17 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

17 They sacrificed their sons and daughters by burning them alive. 

They practiced black magic and cast evil spells. 

They sold themselves by doing what the Lord considered evil, and they made him furious. 

2 Kings 17:17 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

17 They made their sons and daughters pass through the fire and practiced divination and interpreted omens. They devoted themselves to do what was evil in the Lord’s sight and provoked Him.

2 Kings 17:17 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 They made their sons and their daughters pass through fire; they used divination and augury; and they sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the Lord, provoking him to anger.

2 Kings 17:17 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

17 They made their sons and their daughters pass through the fire, they practiced divination and read omens, and they sold themselves to do evil in the eyes of Yahweh to provoke him.

2 Kings 17:17 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

17 They sacrificed their sons and daughters in the fire. They practiced all kinds of evil magic. They gave themselves over to do what was evil in the sight of the Lord. All of those things made him very angry.

2 Kings 17:17 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

17 Then they made their sons and their daughters pass through the fire, and practiced divination and enchantments, and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the Lord, provoking Him.


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