Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 sings out to other men,
‘I have sinned and perverted that which was right,
And it was not proper for me!

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 He shall pray unto God, and he will love him; and he shall see his face with shouts of joy; for he will render unto the man the recompense of his righteousness. 27 “He will sing to men and say,
‘I have sinned and perverted what is right,
And it is not proper for me.
28 God will ransom his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.



Cross References

Romans 6:21

What fruit had ye then in those things of which ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.

2 Samuel 12:13

Then David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the LORD. And Nathan said unto David, The LORD also has taken away thy sin; thou shalt not die.

Psalm 14:2

The LORD looked down from heaven upon the children of men to see if there were any that did understand and seek God.

Genesis 16:13

And she called the name of the LORD that spoke unto her, Thou God that is seen: for she said, Have I not also here seen the back of him that sees me?

Numbers 12:11

And Aaron said unto Moses, Alas, my lord, I beseech thee, lay not the sin upon us, in which we have done foolishly, and we have sinned.

2 Chronicles 16:9

For the eyes of the LORD run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to show himself strong in the behalf of those whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly, for from now on thou shalt have wars.

Job 7:20

If I have sinned, what shall I do unto thee, O thou preserver of men? Why hast thou set me as a mark against thee, so that I am a burden to myself?

Job 34:9

For he said, It shall profit a man nothing that he should conform his will with God.

Psalm 11:4

The LORD is in the temple of his holiness, the LORD's throne is in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids try the children of men.

Psalm 19:7-8

The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul; the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

Psalm 119:128

Therefore I have esteemed all thy precepts concerning all things to be right and I have hated every false way.

Psalm 139:1-4

O LORD, thou hast searched me and known me.

Proverbs 5:21

For the ways of man are before the eyes of the LORD, and he weighs all his goings.

Proverbs 15:3

The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding those who are evil and those who are good.

Proverbs 28:13

He that covers his sins shall not prosper, but whosoever confesses and forsakes them shall attain mercy.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If thou seest violence unto the poor and the extortion of rights and justice in a province, do not marvel at the matter, for height is looking upon height; and there is one higher than they.

Jeremiah 2:8

The priests did not say, Where is the LORD? and those that handled the law did not know me; the pastors also rebelled against me, and the prophets prophesied by Baal and walked after things that do not profit.

Jeremiah 3:13

Only acknowledge thine iniquity that thou hast rebelled against the LORD thy God and hast scattered thy ways to the strangers under every green tree, and ye have not heard my voice, said the LORD.

Jeremiah 23:24

Can any hide himself in hiding places that I shall not see him? said the LORD. Do I not fill heaven and earth? said the LORD.

Jeremiah 31:18-19

I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus, Thou hast afflicted me, and I was chastised as an indomitable bullock: turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art the LORD my God.

Matthew 16:26

For what is a man profited if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

Luke 15:18-22

I will arise and go to my father and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee

Luke 18:13

And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God, reconcile me, a sinner.

Romans 7:12-14

So the law is truly holy, and the commandment holy and just and good.

Romans 7:16

If then I do that which I do not desire, I approve that the law is good.

Romans 7:22

For I delight with the law of God with the inward man,

1 John 1:8-10

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and there is no truth in us.

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