Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Their webs shall not become garments, neither shall they cover themselves with their works: their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.

New American Standard Bible

Their webs will not become clothing,
Nor will they cover themselves with their works;
Their works are works of iniquity,
And an act of violence is in their hands.

King James Version

Their webs shall not become garments, neither shall they cover themselves with their works: their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.

Holman Bible

Their webs cannot become clothing,
and they cannot cover themselves with their works.
Their works are sinful works,
and violent acts are in their hands.

International Standard Version

Their cobwebs cannot become clothing, they cannot cover themselves with what they make. Their deeds are deeds of iniquity, and acts of violence fill their hands.

A Conservative Version

Their webs shall not become garments, nor shall they cover themselves with their works. Their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.

Amplified


Their webs will not serve as clothing,
Nor will they cover themselves with what they make;
Their works are works of wickedness [of sin, of injustice, of wrongdoing],
And the act of violence is in their hands.

Bible in Basic English

Their twisted threads will not make clothing, and their works will give them nothing for covering themselves: their works are works of sin, and violent acts are in their hands.

Darby Translation

Their webs shall not become garments, neither shall they cover themselves with their works; their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.

Julia Smith Translation

Their webs shall not be for a garment, and they shall not be covered with their works: their works the works of vanity, and the work of violence in their hands.

King James 2000

Their webs shall not become garments, neither shall they cover themselves with their works: their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Their webs cannot become clothing, and they cannot cover themselves with their works. Their works [are] works of iniquity, and deeds of violence [are] in their hands.

Modern King James verseion

Their webs shall not become clothing, nor shall they cover themselves with their works; their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Their web maketh no cloth and they may not cover themselves with their labours. Their deeds are the deeds of wickedness, and the work of robbery is in their hands.

NET Bible

Their webs cannot be used for clothing; they cannot cover themselves with what they make. Their deeds are sinful; they commit violent crimes.

New Heart English Bible

Their webs shall not become garments, neither shall they cover themselves with their works: their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.

The Emphasized Bible

Their thread, shall not become a garment, Neither shall they cover themselves with their fabrics, - Their fabrics, are fabrics of iniquity, Yea the product of violence is in their hands;

Webster

Their webs shall not become garments, neither shall they cover themselves with their works: their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.

World English Bible

Their webs shall not become garments, neither shall they cover themselves with their works: their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.

Youngs Literal Translation

Their webs become not a garment, Nor do they cover themselves with their works, Their works are works of iniquity, And a deed of violence is in their hands.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קוּר 
Quwr 
web
Usage: 2

מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

and the act
פּעל 
Po`al 
Usage: 37

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Rampant Transgression

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. 6 Their webs shall not become garments, neither shall they cover themselves with their works: their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands. 7 Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood: their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; desolation and destruction are in their paths.


Cross References

Isaiah 57:12

I will declare thy righteousness; and as for thy works, they shall not profit thee.

Jeremiah 6:7

As a well casteth forth its waters, so she casteth forth her wickedness: violence and destruction is heard in her; before me continually is sickness and wounds.

Ezekiel 7:11

Violence is risen up into a rod of wickedness; none of them'shall remain , nor of their multitude, nor of their wealth: neither shall there be eminency among them.

Genesis 6:11

And the earth was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.

Job 8:14-15

Whose confidence shall break in sunder, And whose trust is a spider's web.

Psalm 58:2

Nay, in heart ye work wickedness; Ye weigh out the violence of your hands in the earth.

Isaiah 5:7

For the vineyard of Jehovah of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah his pleasant plant: and he looked for justice, but, behold, oppression; for righteousness, but, behold, a cry.

Isaiah 28:18-20

And your covenant with death shall be annulled, and your agreement with Sheol shall not stand; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, then ye shall be trodden down by it.

Isaiah 30:1

Woe to the rebellious children, saith Jehovah, that take counsel, but not of me; and that make a league, but not of my Spirit, that they may add sin to sin,

Isaiah 30:12-14

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

Isaiah 58:4

Behold, ye fast for strife and contention, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: ye fast not this day so as to make your voice to be heard on high.

Isaiah 64:6

For we are all become as one that is unclean, and all our righteousnesses are as a polluted garment: and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.

Ezekiel 7:23

Make the chain; for the land is full of bloody crimes, and the city is full of violence.

Amos 3:10

For they know not to do right, saith Jehovah, who store up violence and robbery in their palaces.

Amos 6:3

-ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near;

Micah 2:1-3

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 2:8

But of late my people is risen up as an enemy: ye strip the robe from off the garment from them that pass by securely as men averse from war.

Micah 3:1-11

And I said, Hear, I pray you, ye heads of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel: is it not for you to know justice?

Micah 6:12

For the rich men thereof are full of violence, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Habakkuk 1:2-4

O Jehovah, how long shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear? I cry out unto thee of violence, and thou wilt not save.

Zephaniah 1:9

And in that day I will punish all those that leap over the threshold, that fill their master's house with violence and deceit.

Zephaniah 3:3-4

Her princes in the midst of her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they leave nothing till the morrow.

Romans 3:20-22

because by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified in his sight; for through the law cometh the knowledge of sin.

Romans 4:6-8

Even as David also pronounceth blessing upon the man, unto whom God reckoneth righteousness apart from works,

Revelation 3:17-18

Because thou sayest, I am rich, and have gotten riches, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art the wretched one and miserable and poor and blind and naked:

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