Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 brothers. Their swords are weapons of violence. 6 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. 7 Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel. I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel.


Cross References

Psalm 26:9

Do not gather my soul with sinners, nor my life with bloodthirsty men;

Genesis 34:30

Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, "You have troubled me, to make me odious to the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites. I am few in number. They will gather themselves together against me and strike me, and I will be destroyed, I and my house."

Psalm 16:9

Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoices. My body shall also dwell in safety.

Psalm 57:8

Wake up, my glory. Wake up, psaltery and harp. I will wake up the dawn.

Psalm 64:2

Hide me from the conspiracy of the wicked, from the noisy crowd of the ones doing evil;

Genesis 34:25-26

It happened on the third day, when they were sore, that two of Jacob's sons, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brothers, each took his sword, came upon the unsuspecting city, and killed all the males.

Deuteronomy 27:24

'Cursed is he who strikes his neighbor in secret.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Judges 5:21

The river Kishon swept them away, that ancient river, the river Kishon. My soul, march on with strength.

Psalm 1:1

Blessed is the man who doesn't walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand in the path of sinners, nor sit in the seat of scoffers;

Psalm 5:10

Hold them guilty, God. Let them fall by their own counsels; Thrust them out in the multitude of their transgressions, for they have rebelled against you.

Psalm 26:4-5

I have not sat with deceitful men, neither will I go in with hypocrites.

Psalm 28:3

Do not draw me away with the wicked, with the workers of iniquity who speak peace with their neighbors, but mischief is in their hearts.

Psalm 30:12

To the end that my heart may sing praise to you, and not be silent. LORD my God, I will give thanks to you forever.

Psalm 42:5

Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God. For I shall still praise him for the saving help of his presence.

Psalm 42:11

Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God. For I shall still praise him, the saving help of my countenance, and my God.

Psalm 43:5

Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God. For I shall still praise him: my Savior, my helper, and my God.

Psalm 94:20-21

Shall the throne of wickedness have fellowship with you, which brings about mischief by statute?

Psalm 103:1

Praise the LORD, my soul. All that is within me, praise his holy name.

Psalm 139:19

If only you, God, would kill the wicked. Get away from me, you bloodthirsty men.

Proverbs 1:11

If they say, "Come with us, Let's lie in wait for blood; let's lurk secretly for the innocent without cause;

Proverbs 1:15-16

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

Proverbs 12:5

The thoughts of the righteous are just, but the advice of the wicked is deceitful.

Jeremiah 4:19

My anguish, my anguish. I am pained at my very heart; my heart is disquieted in me; I can't hold my peace; because you have heard, O my soul, the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.

Jeremiah 15:17

I did not sit in the assembly of those who make merry, nor rejoiced; I sat alone because of your hand; for you have filled me with indignation.

Luke 12:19

I will tell my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years. Take your ease, eat, drink, be merry."'

2 Corinthians 6:14

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what fellowship have righteousness and iniquity? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?

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