Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord beholdeth them that do evil.

New American Standard Bible

For the eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous,
And His ears attend to their prayer,
But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”

King James Version

For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.

Holman Bible

because the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous
and His ears are open to their request.
But the face of the Lord is against
those who do what is evil.

International Standard Version

For the Lord watches the righteous, and he pays attention to their prayers. But the Lord opposes those who do wrong."

A Conservative Version

Because the eyes of Lord are toward the righteous, and his ears to their supplication, but the face of Lord is against men who do evil things.

American Standard Version

For the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, And his ears unto their supplication: But the face of the Lord is upon them that do evil.

Amplified


For the eyes of the Lord are [looking favorably] upon the righteous (the upright),
And His ears are attentive to their prayer (eager to answer),
But the face of the Lord is against those who practice evil.”

An Understandable Version

For the Lord's eyes see what the righteous person does and He hears their [earnest] prayers, but the Lord looks with disapproval on the person who does wrong."

Anderson New Testament

For the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and his ears are open to their cry: but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.

Bible in Basic English

For the eyes of the Lord are on the upright, and his ears are open to their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.

Common New Testament

For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are open to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil."

Daniel Mace New Testament

for the eyes of the Lord are upon the virtuous, and his ears attend to their prayers, but the wicked he discountenances."

Darby Translation

because the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears towards their supplications; but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

For the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and his ears are open to their supplication; but the face of the Lord is against the workers of iniquity."

Godbey New Testament

because the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and his ears are open to their cry: but the face of the Lord is against those doing evil.

Goodspeed New Testament

For the eyes of the Lord are upon upright men, And his ears are open to their entreaty, But the Lord's face is set against men that do wrong."

John Wesley New Testament

For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open to their prayers, but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.

Julia Smith Translation

For the eyes of the Lord upon the just, and his ears to their prayer: and the face of the Lord against them doing evil.

King James 2000

For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the eyes of the Lord [are] on the righteous, and his ears [are open to] their prayer. But the face of the Lord [is] against those who do evil.

Modern King James verseion

For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and His ears open to their prayers. But the Lord's face is against those who do evil.

Moffatt New Testament

For the eyes of the Lord are on the upright, and his ears are open to their cry; but the face of the Lord is set against wrongdoers.

Montgomery New Testament

For the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, And his ears are open to their cry; But the face of the Lord is set against evil-doers.

NET Bible

For the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous and his ears are open to their prayer. But the Lord's face is against those who do evil.

New Heart English Bible

For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears open to their prayer; but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil."

Noyes New Testament

For the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and his ears are toward their supplication; but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil."

Sawyer New Testament

for the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears attend to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.

The Emphasized Bible

Because, the eyes of the Lord, are towards the righteous, and his ears, unto their supplication, - Whereas, the face of the Lord, is against them that are doing mischievous things.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For the eyes of the Lord are upon the just, and his ears open to their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against those who practise wicked things.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, And his ears are attentive to their prayers, But the face of the Lord is set against those who do wrong.'

Webster

For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open to their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.

Weymouth New Testament

For the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and His ears are open to their supplication; but the face of the Lord is set against evil-doers."

Williams New Testament

Because the eyes of the Lord are on upright men, and His ears listen to their pleading cries, but His face is against them that do wrong."

World English Bible

For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and his ears open to their prayer; but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil."

Worrell New Testament

because the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and His ears are toward their supplication; but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil."

Worsley New Testament

let him seek peace, and pursue it: for the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and his ears are open to their prayer: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil."

Youngs Literal Translation

because the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and His ears -- to their supplication, and the face of the Lord is upon those doing evil;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

the eyes
ὀφθαλμός 
Ophthalmos 
Usage: 57

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643
Usage: 643

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

the righteous
δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

his

Usage: 0

οὖς 
Ous 
ear
Usage: 14

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267


Usage: 0

δέησις 
Deesis 
Usage: 19

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the face
πρόσωπον 
Prosopon 
Usage: 70

is against
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

them that do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

References

Images 1 Peter 3:12

Prayers for 1 Peter 3:12

Context Readings

Called To Inherit A Blessing

11 Let him eschew evil and do good: let him seek peace, and ensue it. 12 For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord beholdeth them that do evil. 13 Moreover, who is it that will harm you if ye follow that which is good?


Cross References

Leviticus 17:10

And whatsoever man it be of the house of Israel or of the strangers that sojourn among you that eateth any manner of blood, I will set my face against that soul that eateth blood, and will destroy him from among his people,

Leviticus 20:3

And I will set my face upon that fellow, and will destroy him from among his people: because he hath given of his seed unto Moloch, for to defile my sanctuary and to pollute mine holy name.

Leviticus 20:6

"'If any soul turn him to enchanters or expounders of tokens and go a whoring after them, I will put my face upon that soul and will destroy him from among his people.

Leviticus 26:17

And I will set my face against you and ye shall fall before your enemies, and they that hate you shall reign over you, and ye shall flee when no man followeth you.

Deuteronomy 11:12

and a land which the LORD thy God careth for. The eyes of the LORD thy God are always upon it, from the beginning of the year unto the latter end of the year.

2 Chronicles 7:15

Thereto mine eyes shall be open and mine ears attent unto the prayers made in this place.

2 Chronicles 16:9

For the eyes of the LORD behold all the earth, to strengthen the hearts of them that are whole with him. Herein thou hast done foolishly, and therefore from henceforth thou shalt have war."

Psalm 11:4

The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD's seat is in heaven. His eyes consider the poor, and his eyelids try the children of men.

Psalm 34:15-16

For the eyes of the LORD are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers.

Psalm 65:2

Thou that hearest the prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come.

Psalm 80:16

It is burnt with fire, and cut down; O let them perish at the rebuke of thy wrath.

Proverbs 15:3

The eyes of the LORD look on every place; both upon the good and bad.

Proverbs 15:8

The LORD abhorreth the sacrifice of the ungodly; but the prayer of the righteous is acceptable to him.

Proverbs 15:29

The LORD is far from the ungodly; but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

Jeremiah 21:10

For I have set my face against this city, sayeth the LORD, to plague it, and to do it no good. It must be given into the hand of the king of Babylon, and be burnt with fire.'

Ezekiel 15:7

and set my face against them: they shall go out from the fire, and yet the fire shall consume them. Then shall ye know that I am the LORD: when I set my face against them,

Zechariah 4:10

For he that hath been despised a little season, shall rejoice, when he seeth the tin weight in Zerubbabel's hand. The seven eyes are the LORD's, which go through the whole world.'

John 9:31

For we be sure that God heareth not sinners: But if any man be a worshipper of God, and do what his will is, him heareth he.

James 5:16

Knowledge your faults one to another: and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man availeth much, if it be fervent.

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