Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

For the terrible one shall come to nought, and the scorner shall be no more, and all that watch for iniquity shall be cut off,

New American Standard Bible

For the ruthless will come to an end and the scorner will be finished,
Indeed all who are intent on doing evil will be cut off;

King James Version

For the terrible one is brought to nought, and the scorner is consumed, and all that watch for iniquity are cut off:

Holman Bible

For the ruthless one will vanish,
the scorner will disappear,
and all those who lie in wait with evil intent
will be killed—

International Standard Version

For the ruthless will vanish, and mockers will disappear, and all who have an eye for evil will be cut down

A Conservative Version

For the terrible one is brought to nothing, and the scoffer ceases. And all those who watch for iniquity are cut off,

American Standard Version

For the terrible one is brought to nought, and the scoffer ceaseth, and all they that watch for iniquity are cut off;

Amplified


For the tyrant will come to an end and the scorner will be finished,
Indeed all who are intent on doing evil will be cut off—

Bible in Basic English

For the cruel one has come to nothing; and those who make sport of the Lord are gone; and those who are watching to do evil are cut off:

Julia Smith Translation

For the terrible one ceased, the mocker was consumed, and they watching vanity were cut off:

King James 2000

For the ruthless one is brought to nothing, and the scoffer is consumed, and all that watch for iniquity are cut off:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For [the] tyrant shall be no more, and [the] scoffer shall come to an end. And all those lying in wait for evil shall be cut off;

Modern King James verseion

For the terrible one is brought to nothing, and the scorner is destroyed, and all that watch for iniquity are cut off;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then shall the furious people cease, and the mockers shall be put away, and all they that do wrong shall be plucked out,

NET Bible

For tyrants will disappear, those who taunt will vanish, and all those who love to do wrong will be eliminated --

New Heart English Bible

For the ruthless is brought to nothing, and the scoffer ceases, and all those who are alert to do evil are cut off?

The Emphasized Bible

For the tyrant, hath vanished, And the scoffer, is no more, Yea cut off are all who watch for iniquity: -

Webster

For the terrible one is brought to naught, and the scoffer is consumed, and all that watch for iniquity are cut off:

World English Bible

For the ruthless is brought to nothing, and the scoffer ceases, and all those who are alert to do evil are cut off --

Youngs Literal Translation

For ceased hath the terrible one, And consumed hath been the scorner, And cut off have been all watching for iniquity,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עריץ 
`ariyts 
Usage: 20

is brought to nought
אפס 
'aphec 
Usage: 5

and the scorner
לוּץ 
Luwts 
Usage: 27

and all that watch
שׁקד 
Shaqad 
Usage: 12

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Blessing After Punishment

19 and the meek shall increase their joy in Jehovah, and the needy among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel. 20 For the terrible one shall come to nought, and the scorner shall be no more, and all that watch for iniquity shall be cut off, 21 that make a man an offender for a word, and lay a snare for him that reproveth in the gate, and pervert the judgment of the righteous by futility.


Cross References

Micah 2:1

Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! When the morning is light they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Isaiah 13:3

I have commanded my hallowed ones, I have also called my mighty men for mine anger, them that rejoice in my highness.

Isaiah 29:5

And the multitude of thine enemies shall be like small dust, and the multitude of the terrible ones as chaff that passeth away; and it shall be in an instant, suddenly.

Isaiah 25:4-5

For thou hast been a fortress to the poor, a fortress for the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat: for the blast of the terrible ones has been as the storm against a wall.

Isaiah 28:14-22

Therefore hear the word of Jehovah, ye scornful men, that rule this people which is in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 49:25

For thus saith Jehovah: Even the captive of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered; and I will strive with him that striveth with thee, and I will save thy children.

Isaiah 51:13

and forgettest Jehovah thy Maker, who hath stretched out the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth; and thou art afraid continually all the day because of the fury of the oppressor, when he prepareth to destroy? And where is the fury of the oppressor?

Isaiah 59:4

none calleth for justice, none pleadeth in truthfulness. They trust in vanity, and speak falsehood; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Daniel 7:7

After this I saw in the night visions, and behold, a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and exceeding strong; and it had great iron teeth: it devoured and broke in pieces, and stamped the rest with its feet; and it was different from all the beasts that were before it; and it had ten horns.

Daniel 7:19-25

Then I desired to know the certainty concerning the fourth beast, which was different from them all, exceeding dreadful, whose teeth were of iron, and its nails of brass; which devoured, broke in pieces, and stamped the rest with its feet;

Habakkuk 1:6-7

For behold, I raise up the Chaldeans, that bitter and impetuous nation, which marcheth through the breadth of the earth, to possess dwelling-places that are not theirs.

Mark 2:6-7

But certain of the scribes were there sitting, and reasoning in their hearts,

Mark 3:2-6

And they watched him if he would heal him on the sabbath, that they might accuse him.

Luke 6:7

And the scribes and the Pharisees were watching if he would heal on the sabbath, that they might find something of which to accuse him.

Luke 13:14-17

But the ruler of the synagogue, indignant because Jesus healed on the sabbath, answering said to the crowd, There are six days in which people ought to work; in these therefore come and be healed, and not on the sabbath day.

Luke 16:14

And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things, and mocked him.

Luke 20:20-23

And having watched him, they sent out suborned persons, pretending to be just men, that they might take hold of him in his language, so that they might deliver him up to the power and authority of the governor.

Luke 23:11

And Herod with his troops having set him at nought and mocked him, having put a splendid robe upon him, sent him back to Pilate.

Luke 23:35

And the people stood beholding, and the rulers also with them sneered, saying, He has saved others; let him save himself if this is the Christ, the chosen one of God.

Revelation 12:10

And I heard a great voice in the heaven saying, Now is come the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God, and the authority of his Christ; for the accuser of our brethren has been cast out, who accused them before our God day and night:

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