Psalm 4:2



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

O sons of men, how long will my honor become a reproach? How long will you love what is worthless and aim at deception? Selah.

King James Version

O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah.

International Standard Version

You people, how long will you malign my reputation? How long will you love what is vain and what is false? Interlude

A Conservative Version

O ye sons of men, how long shall my glory be turned into dishonor? Will ye love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah.

American Standard Version

O ye sons of men, how long shall my glory be turned into dishonor? How long will ye love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah

Amplified

O you sons of men, how long will you turn my honor and glory into shame? How long will you love vanity and futility and seek after lies? Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Bible in Basic English

O you sons of men, how long will you go on turning my glory into shame? how long will you give your love to foolish things, going after what is false? (Selah.)

Darby Translation

Ye sons of men, till when is my glory to be put to shame? How long will ye love vanity, will ye seek after a lie? Selah.

Holman Bible

How long, exalted men, will my honor be insulted? [How long] will you love what is worthless and pursue a lie? Selah

Jubilee 2000 Bible

O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after the lie? Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

Sons of man, how long mine honor for shame? Ye will love emptiness, ye. will seek falsehood. Silence.

King James 2000

O you sons of men, how long will you turn my glory into shame? how long will you love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

O sons of man, how long will my honor be a disgrace? [How long] will you love vanity? [How long] will you seek lies? Selah

Modern King James verseion

O sons of men, how long will you turn My glory into shame? Will you love vanity and seek after a lie? Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O ye sons of men, how long will ye blaspheme mine honour, and have such pleasure in vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah.

NET Bible

You men, how long will you try to turn my honor into shame? How long will you love what is worthless and search for what is deceptive? (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

You sons of men, how long shall my glory be turned into dishonor? Will you love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah.

New simplified Bible

O sons of men, how long will my glorious honor be turned into shame? How long will you love empty, worthless things and search for the lie?

The Emphasized Bible

Ye sons of the great! how long, turning my glory to contempt, will ye love emptiness, will ye seek falsehood? Selah.

Webster

O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah.

World English Bible

You sons of men, how long shall my glory be turned into dishonor? Will you love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

Sons of men! till when is my glory for shame? Ye love a vain thing, ye seek a lie. Selah.

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

A Night Prayer

1 Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have relieved me in my distress; Be gracious to me and hear my prayer. 2 O sons of men, how long will my honor become a reproach? How long will you love what is worthless and aim at deception? Selah. 3 But know that the LORD has set apart the godly man for Himself; The LORD hears when I call to Him.


Cross References

Psalm 3:3

But You, O LORD, are a shield about me, My glory, and the One who lifts my head.

Psalm 5:6

You destroy those who speak falsehood; The LORD abhors the man of bloodshed and deceit.

Exodus 10:3

Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said to him, "Thus says the LORD, the God of the Hebrews, 'How long will you refuse to humble yourself before Me? Let My people go, that they may serve Me.

Numbers 14:11

The LORD said to Moses, "How long will this people spurn Me? And how long will they not believe in Me, despite all the signs which I have performed in their midst?

1 Samuel 12:21

"You must not turn aside, for then you would go after futile things which can not profit or deliver, because they are futile.

Psalm 2:1

Why are the nations in an uproar And the peoples devising a vain thing?

Psalm 14:6

You would put to shame the counsel of the afflicted, But the LORD is his refuge.

Psalm 31:6

I hate those who regard vain idols, But I trust in the LORD.

Psalm 57:4

My soul is among lions; I must lie among those who breathe forth fire, Even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows And their tongue a sharp sword.

Psalm 58:1

Do you indeed speak righteousness, O gods? Do you judge uprightly, O sons of men?

Psalm 58:3

The wicked are estranged from the womb; These who speak lies go astray from birth.

Psalm 63:11

But the king will rejoice in God; Everyone who swears by Him will glory, For the mouths of those who speak lies will be stopped.

Psalm 72:2

May he judge Your people with righteousness And Your afflicted with justice.

Psalm 106:20

Thus they exchanged their glory For the image of an ox that eats grass.

Proverbs 1:22

"How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded? And scoffers delight themselves in scoffing And fools hate knowledge?

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because the sentence against an evil deed is not executed quickly, therefore the hearts of the sons of men among them are given fully to do evil.

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This is an evil in all that is done under the sun, that there is one fate for all men Furthermore, the hearts of the sons of men are full of evil and insanity is in their hearts throughout their lives. Afterwards they go to the dead.

Isaiah 20:5

"Then they will be dismayed and ashamed because of Cush their hope and Egypt their boast.

Isaiah 45:17

Israel has been saved by the LORD With an everlasting salvation; You will not be put to shame or humiliated To all eternity.

Isaiah 59:4

No one sues righteously and no one pleads honestly They trust in confusion and speak lies; They conceive mischief and bring forth iniquity.

Jeremiah 2:5

Thus says the LORD, "What injustice did your fathers find in Me, That they went far from Me And walked after emptiness and became empty?

Jeremiah 2:11

"Has a nation changed gods When they were not gods? But My people have changed their glory For that which does not profit.

Jeremiah 9:3

"They bend their tongue like their bow; Lies and not truth prevail in the land; For they proceed from evil to evil, And they do not know Me," declares the LORD.

Hosea 4:7

The more they multiplied, the more they sinned against Me; I will change their glory into shame.

Jonah 2:8

"Those who regard vain idols Forsake their faithfulness,

1 Corinthians 1:31

so that, just as it is written, "LET HIM WHO BOASTS, BOAST IN THE LORD."

Ephesians 4:25

Therefore, laying aside falsehood, SPEAK TRUTH EACH ONE of you WITH HIS NEIGHBOR, for we are members of one another.



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