Parallel Verses

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:

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,

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 Then the humble shall grow in joy in the LORD, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel. 20 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;
21 Those that made men to sin in word; those that laid a snare for him that reproved in the gate, and turned that which is just into vanity.


Cross References

Micah 2:1

Woe unto those that devise iniquity and fabricate evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they put it into effect because they have power in their hands.

Isaiah 13:3

I have commanded my sanctified ones; I have also called my mighty ones for my anger that they might rejoice with my glory.

Isaiah 29:5

Moreover the multitude of thy enemies that shall come from afar shall be like small dust, and the multitude of the strong ones shall be as chaff that passes away: yea, it shall be at an instant suddenly.

Isaiah 25:4-5

For thou hast been strength to the poor, strength to the needy in his distress, refuge from the storm, shadow from the heat, for the force of the violent is as a storm against the wall.

Isaiah 28:14-22

Therefore hear the word of the LORD, ye scornful men, that have taken rule over this people which is in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 49:25

But thus saith the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contends with thee, and I will save thy sons.

Isaiah 51:13

And thou hast already forgotten the LORD thy maker that has stretched forth the heavens and laid the foundations of the earth and hast feared continually every day the fury of the oppressor when he was ready to destroy. But, where is the fury of the oppressor?

Isaiah 59:4

No one calls for righteousness, nor do any judge by the truth; they trust in vanity, and speak vanities; they conceive trouble and bring forth iniquity.

Daniel 7:7

After this I saw in the night visions, and behold the fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and exceedingly strong; and it had great iron teeth; it devoured and broke in pieces and trod down that which was left with its feet; and it was very different from all the beasts that had been before her; and it had ten horns.

Daniel 7:19-25

Then I had the desire to know the truth regarding the fourth beast, which was so different from all the others, exceeding dreadful, whose teeth were of iron, and its nails of brass; which devoured and broke in pieces and trod down that which was left with its feet;

Habakkuk 1:6-7

For, behold, I raise up the Chaldeans, that bitter and hasty nation, which march through the breadth of the earth to possess the dwellingplaces that are not theirs.

Mark 2:6-7

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

Mark 3:2-6

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

Luke 6:7

And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath day, that they might find an accusation against him.

Luke 13:14-17

And the prince of the synagogue answered with indignation because Jesus had healed on the sabbath, and said unto the people, There are six days in which it behooves men to work; in them 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 they derided him.

Luke 20:20-23

And they watched him and sent forth spies who feigned themselves just men that they might take hold of him as he was speaking, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.

Luke 23:11

And Herod with his court despised him and mocked him and arrayed him in a gorgeous robe and sent him again to Pilate.

Luke 23:35

And the people stood beholding. And the princes also with them derided him, saying, He saved others; let him save himself if he is the Christ, the chosen of God.

Revelation 12:10

And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation and virtue and the kingdom of our God and the power of his Christ; for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, who accused them before our God day and night.

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