1 Samuel 12:21

and don't turn aside; for [then would you go] after vain things which can't profit nor deliver, for they are vain.

Alternate Versions of 1 Samuel 12-21

A Conservative Version: 1 Samuel 12:21
And turn ye not aside after vain things which cannot profit nor deliver, for they are vain.

American Standard Version: 1 Samuel 12:21
and turn ye not aside; for `then would ye go' after vain things which cannot profit nor deliver, for they are vain.

Bible in Basic English: 1 Samuel 12:21
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.

Darby English Bible: 1 Samuel 12:21
and turn ye not aside; for [it would be] after vain things which cannot profit nor deliver; for they are vain.

King James Version: 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 (UK): 1 Samuel 12:21
And turn all of you not aside for then should all of you go after vain things, which cannot profit nor deliver; for they are vain.

Webster's: 1 Samuel 12:21
And turn ye not aside: for then would ye go after vain things, which cannot profit nor deliver; for they are vain.

Youngs Literal Translation: 1 Samuel 12:21
and ye do not turn aside after the vain things which do not profit nor deliver, for they `are' vain,

Verses Related to 1 Samuel 12-21

Deuteronomy 32:21
They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God; They have provoked me to anger with their vanities: I will move them to jealousy with those who are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation.

Psalms 115:5
They have mouths, but they don't speak; They have eyes, but they don't see;

Isaiah 45:20
Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, you who have escaped from the nations: they have no knowledge who carry the wood of their engraved image, and pray to a god that can't save.

Isaiah 46:7
They bear it on the shoulder, they carry it, and set it in its place, and it stands, from its place it shall not move: yes, one may cry to it, yet it can not answer, nor save him out of his trouble.

Jeremiah 2:5
thus says Yahweh, What unrighteousness have your fathers found in me, that they have gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and are become vain?

Jeremiah 2:11
Has a nation changed [its] gods, which yet are no gods? but my people have changed their glory for that which does not profit.

Jeremiah 2:13
For my people have committed two evils: they have forsaken me, the spring of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.