Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"He'll sing to mankind with these words: "I've sinned. I have twisted what is right. Yet he has not repaid me like I deserve.

New American Standard Bible

"He will sing to men and say, 'I have sinned and perverted what is right, And it is not proper for me.

King James Version

He looketh upon men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not;

Holman Bible

He will look at men and say,
“I have sinned and perverted what was right;
yet I did not get what I deserved.

A Conservative Version

He sings before men, and says, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it did not profit me.

American Standard Version

He singeth before men, and saith, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, And it profited me not:

Amplified

He looks upon other men or sings out to them, I have sinned and perverted that which was right, and it did not profit me, or He did not requite me [according to my iniquity]!

Bible in Basic English

He makes a song, saying, I did wrong, turning from the straight way, but he did not give me the reward of my sin.

Darby Translation

He will sing before men, and say, I have sinned, and perverted what was right, and it hath not been requited to me;

Julia Smith Translation

He will look upon men, and he shall say, I sinned, and I perverted the right, and it was not fitting to me;

King James 2000

He looks upon men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not;

Lexham Expanded Bible

"He will sing to men, and he will say, 'I have sinned and have perverted [what is] right, and it was not paid back to me.

Modern King James verseion

He will observe to men, and say, I have sinned and perverted righteousness; and it was not equally repaid to me,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Such a respect hath he unto men. Therefore let a man confess, and say, 'I offended, but he hath chastened and reformed me: I did unrighteously nevertheless he hath not recompensed me thereafter.

NET Bible

That person sings to others, saying: 'I have sinned and falsified what is right, but I was not punished according to what I deserved.

New Heart English Bible

He sings before men, and says, 'I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it did not profit me.

The Emphasized Bible

He sang before men, and said, I sinned, and, uprightness, I perverted, yet he requited me not;

Webster

He looketh upon men, and if any shall say, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not;

World English Bible

He sings before men, and says, 'I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it didn't profit me.

Youngs Literal Translation

He looketh on men, and saith, 'I sinned, And uprightness I have perverted, And it hath not been profitable to me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He looketh
שׁוּר 
Shuwr 
Usage: 17

אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

and if any say

Usage: 0

and it profited
שׁוה 
Shavah 
Usage: 21

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

A Third Way God Warns People

26 Let him pray to God and he will accept him; he will appear before him with joyful shouts!" 27 "He'll sing to mankind with these words: "I've sinned. I have twisted what is right. Yet he has not repaid me like I deserve. 28 He has redeemed my soul from going down to the Pit; my life will see the light.'



Cross References

Romans 6:21

What benefit did you get from doing those things you are now ashamed of? For those things resulted in death.

2 Samuel 12:13

At this point, David told Nathan, "I have sinned against the LORD."

Psalm 14:2

The LORD looks down from the heavens upon humanity to see if anyone shows discernment as he searches for God.

Genesis 16:13

So she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, "You are "God who sees,' because I have truly seen the one who looks after me."

Numbers 12:11

Aaron begged Moses, "I pray my lord, please don't hold this sin against us, since we've acted foolishlyand sinned in doing so.

2 Chronicles 16:9

The LORD's eyes keep on roaming throughout the earth, looking for those whose hearts completely belong to him, so that he may strongly support them. But because you have acted foolishly in this, from now on you will have wars."

Job 7:20

So what if I sin? What have I done against you, you observer of humankind? Why have you made me your target? Why burden yourself with me?

Job 34:9

Because he says, "There's no profit for a man to find joy with God.'"

Psalm 11:4

The LORD is in his holy Temple; the LORD's throne is in the heavens. His eyes see, his glance examines humanity.

Psalm 19:7-8

The Law of the LORD is perfect, restoring life. The testimony of the LORD is steadfast, making foolish people wise.

Psalm 119:128

I truly consider all of your precepts all of them to be just, while I despise every false way. Peyh

Psalm 139:1-4

LORD, you have examined me; you have known me.

Proverbs 5:21

Indeed, what a man does is always in the LORD's presence, and he weighs all his paths.

Proverbs 15:3

The eyes of the LORD are in every place, observing both the evil and the good.

Proverbs 28:13

Whoever hides his transgressions will not succeed, but whoever confesses and forsakes them will find mercy.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

Don't be surprised when you see the poor oppressed and the violent perverting both justice and verdicts in a province, for one high official watches another, and there are ones higher still over them.

Jeremiah 2:8

"The priests didn't say, "Where is the LORD?' and those handling the Law didn't know me. The rulers transgressed against me, the prophets prophesied by Baal, and they followed that which does not profit.

Jeremiah 3:13

"Only acknowledge your iniquity, that you have rebelled against the LORD your God, and have scattered your favors to strangers under every green tree. But you haven't obeyed me,' declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 23:24

If a person hides himself in secret places, will I not see him?" declares the LORD. "I fill the heavens and the earth, do I not?" declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 31:18-19

"I've certainly heard Ephraim shuddering with grief as they said, "You have disciplined me, and I'm disciplined like an untrained calf. Restore me, and let me return, for you are the LORD my God.

Matthew 16:26

because what profit will a person have if he gains the whole world and forfeits his life? Or what can a person give in exchange for his life?

Luke 15:18-22

I will get up, go to my father, and say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and you.

Luke 18:13

"But the tax collector stood at a distance and would not even look up to heaven. Instead, he continued to beat his chest and said, "O God, be merciful to me, the sinner that I am!'

Romans 7:12-14

So then, the Law itself is holy, and the rule is holy, just, and good.

Romans 7:16

Now if I practice what I don't want to do, I am admitting that the Law is good.

Romans 7:22

For I delight in the Law of God in my inner being,

1 John 1:8-10

If we say that we do not have any sin, we are deceiving ourselves and we're not being truthful to ourselves.

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