Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 From [the] scourge of [the] tongue you shall be hidden, and you shall not be afraid of destruction when it comes. 22 At destruction and famine you shall laugh, and you shall not fear the wild animals of the earth.



Cross References

Psalm 31:20

You will hide them in the protection of your presence from [the] plots of man. You will hide them in a shelter from [the] strife of tongues.

Psalm 55:21

The {buttery words} of his mouth were smooth, but [there was] battle in his heart. His words were smoother than oil, but they [were] drawn swords.

Psalm 57:4

My soul [is] among lions. I lie down [among those who] devour-- the children of humankind whose teeth [are] spears and arrows and whose tongues [are] sharp swords.

Psalm 91:5-7

You need not fear [the] terror of [the] night, [or the] arrow [that] flies by day,

Proverbs 12:18

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

Isaiah 54:17

Every weapon formed against you shall not succeed, and you shall declare guilty every tongue [that] rises against you for judgment. This [is] the inheritance of the servants of Yahweh, and their {legal right} from me," {declares} Yahweh.

Jeremiah 18:18

Then they said, "Come and let us plan plans against Jeremiah, for instruction will not be lost from [the] priest, nor advice from [the] wise man, nor [the] word from [the] prophet. Come and {let us bring charges against him}, and let us not listen attentively to any of his words."

James 3:5-8

So also the tongue is a small member [of the body] and boasts great [things]. Behold how small a fire sets ablaze how great a forest!

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain