1 Samuel 12:21

“And turn ye not aside: for then should ye go after vain things, which cannot profit nor deliver; for they are vain.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 12:21

And turne ye not aside, for then should ye goe after vaine things, which cannot profit, nor deliuer, for they are vaine.)
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"You must not turn aside, for {then you would go} after futile things which can not profit or deliver, because they are futile.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and turn ye not aside; for `then would ye go' after vain things which cannot profit nor deliver, for they are vain.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And do not go from the right way turning to those false gods in which there is no profit and no salvation, for they are false.
- Basic English Bible

and turn ye not aside; for [it would be] after vain things which cannot profit nor deliver; for they are vain.
- Darby Bible

And turn ye not aside: for then would ye go after vain things, which cannot profit nor deliver; for they are vain.
- Webster's Bible

Don't turn aside; for [then you would go] after vain things which can't profit nor deliver, for they are vain.
- World English Bible

and ye do not turn aside after the vain things which do not profit nor deliver, for they [are] vain,
- Youngs Literal Bible

and turn ye not aside; for then should ye go after vain things which cannot profit nor deliver, for they are vain.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 12:21

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 12:21


12:21 Turn aside - After idols; as they had often done before; and, notwithstanding this warning, did afterwards. Vain things - So idols are called, #Deut 32:21 Jer 2:5|, and so they are, being mere nothings, having no power in them; no influence upon us, nor use or benefit to us.


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