Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

None sueth in righteousness, and none pleadeth in truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

New American Standard Bible

No one sues righteously and no one pleads honestly.
They trust in confusion and speak lies;
They conceive mischief and bring forth iniquity.

King James Version

None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Holman Bible

No one makes claims justly;
no one pleads honestly.
They trust in empty and worthless words;
they conceive trouble and give birth to iniquity.

International Standard Version

No one brings a lawsuit fairly, and no one goes to law honestly; they have relied on empty arguments and they tell lies; they conceive trouble and give birth to iniquity.

A Conservative Version

No man sues in righteousness, and no man pleads in truth. They trust in vanity, and speak lies. They conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Amplified


No one sues righteously [but for the sake of doing injury to others—to take some undue advantage], and no one pleads [his case] in truth; [but rather]
They trust in empty arguments and speak lies;
They conceive trouble and bring forth injustice.

Bible in Basic English

No one puts forward an upright cause, or gives a true decision: their hope is in deceit, and their words are false; they are with child with sin, and give birth to evil.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

None called upon justice, and none judged in truth: trusting in vanity and speaking evil, they conceived labor and brought forth vanity.

King James 2000

None calls for justice, nor does any plead for truth: they trust in empty words, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Lexham Expanded Bible

There is nobody {who pleads with} justice, and there is nobody who judges with honesty. They rely on nothing and speak vanity. They conceive trouble and beget iniquity;

Modern King James verseion

None calls for justice, nor does anyone plead for truth; they trust in vanity and speak lies. They conceive mischief and bring out iniquity.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

No man regardeth righteousness, and no man judgeth truly. Every man hopeth in vain things, and imagineth deceit; conceiveth weariness, and bringeth forth evil.

NET Bible

No one is concerned about justice; no one sets forth his case truthfully. They depend on false words and tell lies; they conceive of oppression and give birth to sin.

New Heart English Bible

None sues in righteousness, and none pleads in truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

The Emphasized Bible

None, sueth in righteousness, and None, pleadeth in faithfulness, - Men are trusting in confusion, And speaking vanity, Conceiving wickedness And bringing forth iniquity:

Webster

None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

World English Bible

None sues in righteousness, and none pleads in truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Youngs Literal Translation

There is none calling in righteousness, And there is none pleading in faithfulness, Trusting on emptiness, and speaking falsehood, Conceiving perverseness, and bearing iniquity.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

אמנה אמוּנה 
'emuwnah 
Usage: 49

בּטח 
Batach 
Usage: 120

in vanity
תּהוּ 
Tohuw 
Usage: 20

and speak
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

שׁו שׁואo 
Shav' 
Usage: 53

הרה 
Harah 
Usage: 45

and bring forth
ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Rampant Transgression

3 For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue muttereth wickedness. 4 None sueth in righteousness, and none pleadeth in truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity. 5 They hatch adders eggs, and weave the spider's web: he that eateth of their eggs dieth; and that which is crushed breaketh out into a viper.


Cross References

Job 15:35

They conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity, And their heart prepareth deceit.

Isaiah 30:12

Wherefore thus saith the Holy One of Israel, Because ye despise this word, and trust in oppression and perverseness, and rely thereon;

Jeremiah 7:4

Trust ye not in lying words, saying, The temple of Jehovah, the temple of Jehovah, the temple of Jehovah, are these.

Jeremiah 7:8

Behold, ye trust in lying words, that cannot profit.

Job 15:31

Let him not trust in vanity, deceiving himself; For vanity shall be his recompense.

Psalm 7:13-14

He hath also prepared for him the instruments of death; He maketh his arrows fiery'shafts .

Psalm 62:4

They only consult to thrust him down from his dignity; They delight in lies; They bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah

Psalm 62:10

Trust not in oppression, And become not vain in robbery: If riches increase, set not your heart thereon .

Proverbs 4:16

For they sleep not, except they do evil; And their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue muttereth wickedness.

Isaiah 59:13-14

transgressing and denying Jehovah, and turning away from following our God, speaking oppression and revolt, conceiving and uttering from the heart words of falsehood.

Isaiah 59:16

And he saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor: therefore his own arm brought salvation unto him; and his righteousness, it upheld him.

Jeremiah 5:1

Run ye to and fro through the streets of Jerusalem, and see now, and know, and seek in the broad places thereof, if ye can find a man, if there be any that doeth justly, that seeketh truth; and I will pardon her.

Jeremiah 5:4-5

Then I said, Surely these are poor; they are foolish; for they know not the way of Jehovah, nor the law of their God:

Ezekiel 22:29-31

The people of the land have used oppression, and exercised robbery; yea, they have vexed the poor and needy, and have oppressed the sojourner wrongfully.

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.

Micah 7:2-5

The godly man is perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net.

James 1:15

Then the lust, when it hath conceived, beareth sin: and the sin, when it is fullgrown, bringeth forth death.

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