Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"You will be hidden from the scourge of the tongue, And you will not be afraid of violence when it comes.

King James Version

Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue: neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh.

Holman Bible

You will be safe from slander
and not fear destruction when it comes.

International Standard Version

You'll be protected from the accusing tongue; you need not fear destruction when it heads your way.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall be hid from the scourge of the tongue. Neither shall thou be afraid of destruction when it comes.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue; Neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh.

Amplified

You shall be hidden from the scourge of the tongue, neither shall you be afraid of destruction when it comes.

Bible in Basic English

He will keep you safe from the evil tongue; and you will have no fear of wasting when it comes.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt be hidden from the scourge of the tongue; and thou shalt not be afraid of destruction when it cometh.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue; neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it comes.

Julia Smith Translation

In the scourge of the tongue thou shalt be hid, and thou shalt not be afraid of desolation when it shall come.

King James 2000

You shall be hid from the scourge of the tongue: neither shall you be afraid of destruction when it comes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

From [the] scourge of [the] tongue you shall be hidden, and you shall not be afraid of destruction when it comes.

Modern King James verseion

You shall be hidden from the whip of the tongue; neither shall you be afraid of robbery when it comes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He shall keep thee from the perilous tongue so that when trouble cometh, thou shalt not need to fear.

NET Bible

You will be protected from malicious gossip, and will not be afraid of the destruction when it comes.

New Heart English Bible

You shall be hidden from the scourge of the tongue, neither shall you be afraid of destruction when it comes.

The Emphasized Bible

During the scourge of the tongue, shalt thou be hid, neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh;

Webster

Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue: neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh.

World English Bible

You shall be hidden from the scourge of the tongue, neither shall you be afraid of destruction when it comes.

Youngs Literal Translation

When the tongue scourgeth thou art hid, And thou art not afraid of destruction, When it cometh.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חבא 
Chaba' 
Usage: 33

שׁוט 
Showt 
Usage: 11

of the tongue
לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

שׁוד שׁד 
Shod 
Usage: 25

Context Readings

Blessing Comes When God Corrects You

20 "In famine He will redeem you from death, And in war from the power of the sword. 21 "You will be hidden from the scourge of the tongue, And you will not be afraid of violence when it comes. 22 "You will laugh at violence and famine, And you will not be afraid of wild beasts.



Cross References

Psalm 31:20

You hide them in the secret place of Your presence from the conspiracies of man; You keep them secretly in a shelter from the strife of tongues.

Psalm 55:21

His speech was smoother than butter, But his heart was war; His words were softer than oil, Yet they were drawn swords.

Psalm 57:4

My soul is among lions; I must lie among those who breathe forth fire, Even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows And their tongue a sharp sword.

Psalm 91:5-7

You will not be afraid of the terror by night, Or of the arrow that flies by day;

Proverbs 12:18

There is one who speaks rashly like the thrusts of a sword, But the tongue of the wise brings healing.

Isaiah 54:17

"No weapon that is formed against you will prosper; And every tongue that accuses you in judgment you will condemn This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, And their vindication is from Me," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 18:18

Then they said, "Come and let us devise plans against Jeremiah Surely the law is not going to be lost to the priest, nor counsel to the sage, nor the divine word to the prophet! Come on and let us strike at him with our tongue, and let us give no heed to any of his words."

James 3:5-8

So also the tongue is a small part of the body, and yet it boasts of great things See how great a forest is set aflame by such a small fire!

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