Parallel Verses

NET Bible

You defeated Edom and it has gone to your head. Gloat over your success, but stay in your palace. Why bring calamity on yourself? Why bring down yourself and Judah along with you?"

New American Standard Bible

You said, ‘Behold, you have defeated Edom.’ And your heart has become proud in boasting. Now stay at home; for why should you provoke trouble so that you, even you, would fall and Judah with you?”

King James Version

Thou sayest, Lo, thou hast smitten the Edomites; and thine heart lifteth thee up to boast: abide now at home; why shouldest thou meddle to thine hurt, that thou shouldest fall, even thou, and Judah with thee?

Holman Bible

You have said, ‘Look, I have defeated Edom,’ and you have become overconfident that you will get glory. Now stay at home. Why stir up such trouble so that you fall and Judah with you?”

International Standard Version

You claim you've defeated Edom, but you're really only puffed up with arrogant boasting. So stay home. Why stir up trouble so you die, and the rest of Judah with you?"

A Conservative Version

Thou say, Lo, I have smitten Edom. And thy heart lifts thee up to boast. Remain now at home. Why should thou meddle to [thy] hurt, that thou should fall, even thou, and Judah with thee?

American Standard Version

Thou sayest, Lo, thou hast smitten Edom; and thy heart lifteth thee up to boast: abide now at home; why shouldest thou meddle to thy hurt, that thou shouldest fall, even thou, and Judah with thee?

Amplified

You say, ‘See, I have struck down and defeated Edom.’ Your heart lifts you up to boast [about your victory]. Now stay at home; why should you meddle and court disaster so that you, even you, will fall and Judah with you?”

Bible in Basic English

You say, See, I have overcome Edom; and your heart is lifted up with pride: now keep in your country; why do you make causes of trouble, putting yourself, and Judah with you, in danger of downfall?

Darby Translation

Thou thinkest, Lo, thou hast smitten Edom; and thy heart has lifted thee up to boast: abide now at home; why shouldest thou contend with misfortune, that thou shouldest fall, thou and Judah with thee?

Julia Smith Translation

Thou saidst, Behold, thou didst strike Edom; and thy heart lifted thee up to boast: now dwell in thy house; wherefore wilt thou be stirred up in evil, and thou fallest, and Judah with thee?

King James 2000

You say, Lo, you have smitten the Edomites; and your heart lifts you up to boast: abide now at home; why should you meddle to your hurt, that you should fall, even you, and Judah with you?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look, you say [that] you have struck Edom, and your heart has lifted you up to boast. Now remain at your home. Why stir up disaster that you fall, you and Judah with you?"

Modern King James verseion

You have said, Lo, I have stricken the Edomites, and your heart lifts you up to boast. Now stay at home. Why should you meddle to your hurt, so that you should fall, you and Judah with you?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou thinkest, 'See, I have beaten the Edomites,' therefore thine heart ariseth to glorify thyself. Now bide at home: what needeth thee to provoke to evil, that thou perish and Judah with thee?"

New Heart English Bible

You say to yourself that you have struck Edom; and your heart lifts you up to boast. Now stay at home. Why should you meddle with trouble, that you should fall, even you, and Judah with you?'"

The Emphasized Bible

Thou hast said-Lo! thou hast smitten the Edomites, and thy heart hath lifted thee up to display honour,-Now, abide in thine own house, wherefore shouldst thou engage in strife with Misfortune, and fall, thou and Judah with thee?

Webster

Thou sayest, Lo, thou hast smitten the Edomites; and thy heart lifteth thee up to boast: abide now at home; why shouldst thou meddle to thy hurt, that thou shouldst fall, even thou, and Judah with thee?

World English Bible

You say to yourself that you have struck Edom; and your heart lifts you up to boast. Now stay at home. Why should you meddle with trouble, that you should fall, even you, and Judah with you?'"

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou hast said, Lo, I have smitten Edom; and thy heart hath lifted thee up to boast; now, abide in thy house, why dost thou stir thyself up in evil, that thou hast fallen, thou, and Judah with thee?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Lo, thou hast smitten
נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

the Edomites
אדום אדם 
'Edom 
Usage: 100

נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

to boast
כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

now at home
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

גּרה 
Garah 
Usage: 14

even thou, and Judah
יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

Context Readings

Amaziah's War With Israel's King Joash

18 King Joash of Israel sent this message back to King Amaziah of Judah, "A thorn bush in Lebanon sent this message to a cedar in Lebanon, 'Give your daughter to my son as a wife.' Then a wild animal of Lebanon came by and trampled down the thorn bush. 19 You defeated Edom and it has gone to your head. Gloat over your success, but stay in your palace. Why bring calamity on yourself? Why bring down yourself and Judah along with you?" 20 But Amaziah did not heed the warning, for God wanted to hand them over to Joash because they followed the gods of Edom.



Cross References

2 Chronicles 26:16

But once he became powerful, his pride destroyed him. He disobeyed the Lord his God. He entered the Lord's temple to offer incense on the incense altar.

2 Chronicles 32:25

But Hezekiah was ungrateful; he had a proud attitude, provoking God to be angry at him, as well as Judah and Jerusalem.

Deuteronomy 8:14

be sure you do not feel self-important and forget the Lord your God who brought you from the land of Egypt, the place of slavery,

2 Chronicles 35:21

Necho sent messengers to him, saying, "Why are you opposing me, O king of Judah? I am not attacking you today, but the kingdom with which I am at war. God told me to hurry. Stop opposing God, who is with me, or else he will destroy you."

Proverbs 13:10

With pride comes only contention, but wisdom is with the well-advised.

Proverbs 16:18

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.

Proverbs 18:6

The lips of a fool enter into strife, and his mouth invites a flogging.

Proverbs 20:3

It is an honor for a person to cease from strife, but every fool quarrels.

Proverbs 26:17

Like one who grabs a wild dog by the ears, so is the person passing by who becomes furious over a quarrel not his own.

Proverbs 28:25

The greedy person stirs up dissension, but the one who trusts in the Lord will prosper.

Jeremiah 9:23

The Lord says, "Wise people should not boast that they are wise. Powerful people should not boast that they are powerful. Rich people should not boast that they are rich.

Daniel 5:20-23

And when his mind became arrogant and his spirit filled with pride, he was deposed from his royal throne and his honor was removed from him.

Habakkuk 2:4

Look, the one whose desires are not upright will faint from exhaustion, but the person of integrity will live because of his faithfulness.

Luke 14:31

Or what king, going out to confront another king in battle, will not sit down first and determine whether he is able with ten thousand to oppose the one coming against him with twenty thousand?

1 Corinthians 1:29

so that no one can boast in his presence.

James 4:6

But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, "God opposes the proud, but he gives grace to the humble."

1 Peter 5:5

In the same way, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. And all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.

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