Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Talk no more so very proudly. Let not arrogancy come out of your mouth, for LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

New American Standard Bible

Boast no more so very proudly,
Do not let arrogance come out of your mouth;
For the Lord is a God of knowledge,
And with Him actions are weighed.

King James Version

Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

Holman Bible

Do not boast so proudly,
or let arrogant words come out of your mouth,
for the Lord is a God of knowledge,
and actions are weighed by Him.

International Standard Version

Don't continue to talk proudly, and don't speak arrogantly, for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

American Standard Version

Talk no more so exceeding proudly; Let not arrogancy come out of your mouth; For Jehovah is a God of knowledge, And by him actions are weighed.

Amplified


“Do not go on boasting so very proudly,
Do not let arrogance come out of your mouth;
For the Lord is a God of knowledge,
And by Him actions are weighed (examined).

Bible in Basic English

Say no more words of pride; let not uncontrolled sayings come out of your mouths: for the Lord is a God of knowledge, by him acts are judged.

Darby Translation

Do not multiply your words of pride, let not vain-glory come out of your mouth; For Jehovah is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

Julia Smith Translation

Ye shall not enlarge; will ye sproud, proud? shall the impatient thing come forth from your mouth for Jehovah a God of knowledge, and doings were not made equal.

King James 2000

Talk no more so very proudly; let not arrogance come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not increase speaking {very proud} words! Let no arrogance go forth from your mouth, for Yahweh is a God of knowledge [whose] deeds are not weighed.

Modern King James verseion

Talk no more so very proudly. Remove arrogance out of your mouth, for Jehovah is a God of knowledge, and by Him actions are weighed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let go your great boasting of high things, let go out of your mouth that old byword: for the LORD is a God that knoweth all things, and judgeth the thoughts.

NET Bible

Don't keep speaking so arrogantly, letting proud talk come out of your mouth! For the Lord is a God who knows; he evaluates what people do.

New Heart English Bible

"Talk no more so exceeding proudly. Do not let arrogance come out of your mouth, For the LORD is a God of knowledge. By him actions are weighed.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not multiply words, so loftily - loftily, Nor let arrogance proceed from your mouth, - For, a GOD of knowledge, is Yahweh, And, for himself, are great doings made firm.

Webster

Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogance come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

World English Bible

"Talk no more so exceeding proudly. Don't let arrogance come out of your mouth, For Yahweh is a God of knowledge. By him actions are weighed.

Youngs Literal Translation

Ye multiply not -- ye speak haughtily -- The old saying goeth out from your mouth, For a God of knowledge is Jehovah, And by Him actions are weighed.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

no more
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

גּבוהּ גּבהּ 
Gaboahh 
Usage: 37

גּבוהּ גּבהּ 
Gaboahh 
Usage: 37

עתק 
`athaq 
Usage: 4

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

for the Lord

Usage: 0

is a God
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

דּעה 
De`ah 
Usage: 6

and by him actions
עללה עלילה 
`aliylah 
Usage: 24

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Samuel 2:3

References

Images 1 Samuel 2:3

Prayers for 1 Samuel 2:3

Context Readings

Hannah's Triumphant Prayer

2 There is none holy as LORD, for there is none besides thee, neither is there any rock like our God. 3 Talk no more so very proudly. Let not arrogancy come out of your mouth, for LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed. 4 The bows of the mighty men are broken, and those who stumbled are girded with strength.



Cross References

1 Kings 8:39

then hear thou in heaven thy dwelling-place, and forgive, and do, and render to every man according to all his ways, whose heart thou know (for thou, even thou only, know the hearts of all the sons of men),

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of LORD is to hate evil. Pride, and arrogance, and the evil way, and the perverse mouth, do I hate.

1 Samuel 16:7

But LORD said to Samuel, Do not look on his countenance, or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For [LORD sees] not as man sees, for man looks on the outward appearance, but LORD looks on the heart.

Job 31:6

(let me be weighed in an even balance, that God may know my integrity);

Psalm 44:21

will not God search this out? For he knows the secrets of the heart.

Psalm 94:4

They prate, they speak arrogantly. All the workers of iniquity boast themselves.

Psalm 94:7-10

And they say, LORD will not see, nor will the God of Jacob consider.

Psalm 147:5

Great is our LORD, and mighty in power. His understanding is infinite.

Proverbs 16:2

All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes, but LORD weighs the spirits.

Proverbs 24:12

If thou say, Behold, we did not know this, Does not he who weighs the hearts consider it? And he who keeps thy soul, does he not know it? And shall not he render to every man according to his work?

Isaiah 26:7

The way of the just is uprightness. Thou who are upright directs the path of the just.

Isaiah 37:23

Whom have thou defied and blasphemed? And against whom have thou exalted thy voice and lifted up thine eyes on high? [Even] against the Holy One of Israel.

Jeremiah 17:10

I, LORD, search the mind. I try the heart, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.

Daniel 4:30-31

The king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, which I have built for the royal dwelling-place by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, for all his works are truth, and his ways justice. And he is able to abase those who walk in pride.

Daniel 5:27

TEKEL, thou are weighed in the balances, and are found wanting.

Malachi 3:13

Your words have been stout against me, says LORD. Yet ye say, What have we spoken against thee?

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living, and potent, and sharper, above every two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division both of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and discernible of the thoughts and intentions of the hear

Jude 1:15-16

to execute judgment against all, and to convict all the irreverent of them about all the works of their own irreverence that they have done irreverently, and about all the harsh things that irreverent sinners spoke against him.

Revelation 2:23

And I will kill her children in death. And all the congregations will know that I am he who searches the inner feelings and hearts. And I will give to you--to each--according to your works.

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