Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Talk no more so very proudly; let not arrogance go forth from your mouth, for the Lord is a God of knowledge, and by Him actions are weighed.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do not multiply thyself speaking great and lofty things; let arrogant words cease from your mouth, for the LORD is the all-knowing God, and the magnificent works are his.

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 no one holy like the Lord.
There is no one besides You!
And there is no rock like our God.
3 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.
4 The bows of the warriors are broken,
but the feeble are clothed with strength.



Cross References

1 Kings 8:39

may You hear in heaven, Your dwelling place,
and may You forgive, act, and repay the man,
according to all his ways, since You know his heart,
for You alone know every human heart,

Proverbs 8:13

To fear the Lord is to hate evil.
I hate arrogant pride, evil conduct,
and perverse speech.

1 Samuel 16:7

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or his stature, because I have rejected him. Man does not see what the Lord sees, for man sees what is visible, but the Lord sees the heart.”

Job 31:6

let God weigh me in accurate scales,
and He will recognize my integrity.

Psalm 44:21

wouldn’t God have found this out,
since He knows the secrets of the heart?

Psalm 94:4

They pour out arrogant words;
all the evildoers boast.

Psalm 94:7-10

They say, “The Lord doesn’t see it.
The God of Jacob doesn’t pay attention.”

Psalm 147:5

Our Lord is great, vast in power;
His understanding is infinite.

Proverbs 16:2

All a man’s ways seem right to him,
but the Lord evaluates the motives.

Proverbs 24:12

If you say, “But we didn’t know about this,”
won’t He who weighs hearts consider it?
Won’t He who protects your life know?
Won’t He repay a person according to his work?

Isaiah 26:7

The path of the righteous is level;
You clear a straight path for the righteous.

Isaiah 37:23

Who is it you have mocked and blasphemed?
Who have you raised your voice against
and lifted your eyes in pride?
Against the Holy One of Israel!

Jeremiah 17:10

I, Yahweh, examine the mind,
I test the heart
to give to each according to his way,
according to what his actions deserve.

Daniel 4:30-31

the king exclaimed, “Is this not Babylon the Great that I have built by my vast power to be a royal residence and to display my majestic glory?”

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt, and glorify the King of heaven, because all His works are true and His ways are just. He is able to humble those who walk in pride.

Daniel 5:27

TEKEL means that you have been weighed in the balance and found deficient.

Malachi 3:13

“Your words against Me are harsh,” says the Lord.Yet you ask: “What have we spoken against You?”

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living and effective and sharper than any double-edged sword, penetrating as far as the separation of soul and spirit, joints and marrow. It is able to judge the ideas and thoughts of the heart.

Jude 1:15-16

to execute judgment on all
and to convict them
of all their ungodly acts
that they have done in an ungodly way,
and of all the harsh things ungodly sinners
have said against Him.

Revelation 2:23

I will kill her children with the plague. Then all the churches will know that I am the One who examines minds and hearts, and I will give to each of you according to your works.

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