Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Into their circle, do not thou enter my soul! In their convocation, do not thou join mine honour! For in their anger, they slew brave men, And in their wantonness, they hamstrung oxen.

New American Standard Bible

Let my soul not enter into their council;
Let not my glory be united with their assembly;
Because in their anger they slew men,
And in their self-will they lamed oxen.

King James Version

O my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united: for in their anger they slew a man, and in their selfwill they digged down a wall.

Holman Bible

May I never enter their council;
may I never join their assembly.
For in their anger they kill men,
and on a whim they hamstring oxen.

International Standard Version

I'll never join their council; I'll never enter their assembly. In their anger they committed murder and lamed cattle just for fun.

A Conservative Version

O my soul, come not thou into their council, to their assembly, my glory, be not thou united, for in their anger they slew a man, and in their self-will they hocked an ox.

American Standard Version

O my soul, come not thou into their council; Unto their assembly, my glory, be not thou united; For in their anger they slew a man, And in their self-will they hocked an ox.

Amplified


“O my soul, do not come into their secret council;
Let not my glory (honor) be united with their assembly [for I knew nothing of their plot];
Because in their anger they killed men [an honored man, Shechem, and the Shechemites],
And in their self-will they lamed oxen.

Bible in Basic English

Take no part in their secrets, O my soul; keep far away, O my heart, from their meetings; for in their wrath they put men to death, and for their pleasure even oxen were wounded.

Darby Translation

My soul, come not into their council; Mine honour, be not united with their assembly; For in their anger they slew men, And in their wantonness houghed oxen.

Julia Smith Translation

My soul shall not come into their consultation; in their assembly, my honor shall not be united, for in their anger they killed a man and in their will, houghed a bullock.

King James 2000

O my soul, come not into their secret; unto their assembly, my spirit, be not united: for in their anger they slew a man, and in their self-will they dug down a wall.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let not my person be joined to their company. For in their anger they killed men, and at their pleasure they hamstrung cattle.

Modern King James verseion

Oh my soul, do not come into their secret. Let not my honor be united with their assembly. For in their anger they killed a man, and in their self-will they hamstrung a bull.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Into their secrets come not my soul, and unto their congregation be my honour not coupled: for in their wrath they slew a man, and in their self will they houghed an ox.

NET Bible

O my soul, do not come into their council, do not be united to their assembly, my heart, for in their anger they have killed men, and for pleasure they have hamstrung oxen.

New Heart English Bible

My soul, do not come into their council. My glory, do not be united to their assembly; for in their anger they killed men. In their self-will they hamstrung cattle.

Webster

O my soul, come not thou into their secret; to their assembly, my honor, be not thou united: for in their anger they slew a man, and in their self-will they digged down a wall.

World English Bible

My soul, don't come into their council. My glory, don't be united to their assembly; for in their anger they killed men. In their self-will they hamstrung cattle.

Youngs Literal Translation

Into their secret, come not, O my soul! Unto their assembly be not united, O mine honour; For in their anger they slew a man, And in their self-will eradicated a prince.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
O my soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

not thou into their secret
סוד 
Cowd 
Usage: 21

קהל 
Qahal 
Usage: 123

כּבד כּבוד 
Kabowd 
Usage: 200

be not thou united
יחד 
Yachad 
Usage: 3

הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

and in their selfwill
רצן רצון 
Ratsown 
Usage: 56

עקר 
`aqar 
Usage: 7

Context Readings

Jacob Blesses His Twelve Sons

5 Simeon and Levi, are brethren, - Instruments of violence, are their agreements: 6 Into their circle, do not thou enter my soul! In their convocation, do not thou join mine honour! For in their anger, they slew brave men, And in their wantonness, they hamstrung oxen. 7 Accursed, be their anger, because fierce, And their wrath because cruel, - I divide them in Jacob, And I disperse them in Israel.


Cross References

Psalm 26:9

Do not remove, with sinners, my soul, nor, with men of bloodshed, my life;

Genesis 34:30

Then said Jacob unto Simeon and unto Levi - Ye have troubled me by making me odious among them that dwell in the land, among the Canaanites, and among the Perizzites, - I, having only men that may be counted, they will gather themselves, together against me and smite me, - and I shall be destroyed both I and my house.

Psalm 16:9

Therefore, hath my heart rejoiced, and mine honour exulted, Yea, my flesh, shall settle down securely;

Psalm 57:8

Awake, mine honour, Awake, harp and lyre, I will awaken the dawn;

Psalm 64:2

Wilt thou hide me, From the conclave of evil-doers, From the crowd of workers of iniquity.

Genesis 34:25-26

And it came to pass on the third day, when they were in pain, that two of the sons of Jacob Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brothers, took each man his sword, and came in upon the city, boldly, - and slew every, male;

Deuteronomy 27:24

Cursed, be he that smiteth his neighbour secretly. And all the people shall say - Amen.

Judges 5:21

The torrent of Kishon, swept them away, the torrent of olden times, the torrent of Kishon! Let my soul march along, with victorious strength!

Psalm 1:1

How happy the man, who hath not walked in the counsel of the lawless, - and, in the way of sinners, hath not stood, and, in the seat of scoffers, hath not sat;

Psalm 5:10

Declare them guilty, O God, Let them fall by their own counsels, - Into the throng of their own transgressions, thrust them down, For they have rebelled against thee: -

Psalm 26:4-5

I have not sat with men of deceit, nor, with dissemblers, would I enter;

Psalm 28:3

Do not drag me away - with the lawless, or with the workers of iniquity, - who speak peaceably with their neighbours, but, wrong, is in their heart.

Psalm 30:12

To the end that mine honour should make melody unto thee, and not be silent. O Yahweh, my God! Unto times age-abiding, will I praise thee.

Psalm 42:5

Why shouldst thou be cast down, O my soul? And why shouldst thou moan over me? Wait thou for God, for yet shall I praise him, As the triumph of my presence.

Psalm 42:11

Why shouldst thou be sat down, O my soul? And why shouldst thou moan over me? Wait thou for God, for yet shall I praise him, As the triumph of my presence and my God.

Psalm 43:5

Why shouldst thou be cast down, O my soul? And why shouldst thou moan over me, Wait thou for God, for yet shall I praise him, As the triumph of my presence, and my God.

Psalm 94:20-21

Shall the throne that inflicteth ruin, have fellowship with thee, That frameth oppression, by statute?

Psalm 103:1

Bless, O my soul, Yahweh, - And all that is within me, his holy Name;

Psalm 139:19

Wilt thou not, O GOD, slay the lawless one? Therefore, ye men of bloodshed, depart from me!

Proverbs 1:11

If they say - Come with us, - Let us lie in wait for blood, Let us watch in secret for him who is needlessly innocent;

Proverbs 1:15-16

My son, do not walk in the way with them, Withhold thy foot from their path.

Proverbs 12:5

The plans of the righteous, are just, but, the counsels of the lawless, are deceitful.

Jeremiah 4:19

My bowels! My bowels! I am pained in the walls of my heart My heart beateth aloud to me I cannot be still! For the sound of a horn, hast thou heard O my soul, The loud shout of war!

Jeremiah 15:17

I sat not in the circle of mockers, Nor became I uproarious, - Because of thy hand, by myself did I sit, For with indignation, hadst thou filled me.

Luke 12:19

and will say to my soul - Soul! thou hast many good things lying by for many years: be taking thy rest, eat, drink,be making merry!

2 Corinthians 6:14

Be not getting diversely yoked with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness? Or what fellowship hath light with darkness?

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