Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The godly person has perished from the land,
And there is no upright person among men.
All of them lie in wait for bloodshed;
Each of them hunts the other with a net.

King James Version

The good man is perished out of the earth: and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net.

Holman Bible

Godly people have vanished from the land;
there is no one upright among the people.
All of them wait in ambush to shed blood;
they hunt each other with a net.

International Standard Version

The faithful have died off, and there is not one upright human being in the land. They all stalk one another with lethal intent, a man will even hunt his own brother with a net.

A Conservative Version

The devout man has perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men. They all lay in wait for blood. They hunt every man his brother with a net.

American Standard Version

The godly man is perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net.

Amplified


The godly person [who is faithful and loyal to God] has perished from the earth,
And there is no upright person [one with good character and moral integrity] among men.
They all lie in wait to shed blood;
Each hunts the other with a net.

Bible in Basic English

The good man is gone from the earth, there is no one upright among men: they are all waiting secretly for blood, every man is going after his brother with a net.

Darby Translation

The godly man hath perished out of the land, and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood, they hunt every man his brother with a net.

Julia Smith Translation

The merciful one perished from the earth, and none upright among men: they all will lie in wait for bloods; they will hunt each his brother with a net.

King James 2000

The godly man has perished out of the earth: and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The faithful [person] has perished from the land, and there is none who is upright among humankind. All of them lie in wait; each hunts his brother [with] a net.

Modern King James verseion

The pious has perished from the earth, and there is none upright among men. For they all lie in wait for blood; each one hunts his brother with a net.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There is not a godly man upon earth, there is not one righteous among men. They labour all to shed blood, and every man hunteth his brother to death:

NET Bible

Faithful men have disappeared from the land; there are no godly men left. They all wait in ambush so they can shed blood; they hunt their own brother with a net.

New Heart English Bible

The godly man has perished out of the earth, and there is no one upright among men. They all lie in wait for blood; every man hunts his brother with a net.

The Emphasized Bible

Perished is the man of lovingkindness out of the earth, and, upright among men, is there none, - they all, for bloodshed, lie in wait. Every man - for his brother, do they hunt as for one devoted to destruction.

Webster

The good man hath perished from the earth: and there is none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt every man his brother with a net.

World English Bible

The godly man has perished out of the earth, and there is no one upright among men. They all lie in wait for blood; every man hunts his brother with a net.

Youngs Literal Translation

Perished hath the kind out of the land, And upright among men -- there are none, All of them for blood lie in wait, Each his brother they hunt with a net.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חסיד 
Chaciyd 
Usage: 32

out of the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

ארב 
'arab 
Usage: 42

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

צוּד 
Tsuwd 
Usage: 18

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

References

Context Readings

Wait Upon Yahweh

1 Woe is me! for I am as when they have gathered the summer fruits, as the grapegleanings of the vintage: there is no cluster to eat: my soul desired the firstripe fruit. 2 The godly person has perished from the land,
And there is no upright person among men.
All of them lie in wait for bloodshed;
Each of them hunts the other with a net.
3 To complete the evil with their hands, the prince demands, and the judge judges for a reward; and the great man speaks the desires of his heart: and they confirm it.


Cross References

Psalm 12:1

Help, LORD; for the merciful man ceases, for the faithful fail from among the children of men.

Isaiah 57:1

The righteous perishes, and no man lays it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.

Jeremiah 5:26

For among my people were found wicked men: they lay in wait as he that sets snares; they set a trap of perdition to catch men.

Isaiah 59:7

Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood; their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are their paths.

1 Samuel 24:11

Moreover, my father, see; see the skirt of thy robe is even in my hand, for in that I cut off the skirt of thy robe and did not kill thee, know thou and see that there is neither evil nor transgression in my hand, and I have not sinned against thee; yet thou doest hunt my life to take it.

1 Samuel 26:20

Now therefore, do not let my blood fall to the earth before the face of the LORD, for the king of Israel is come out to seek a flea as when one hunts a partridge in the mountains.

Psalm 14:1-3

The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is no one that does good.

Psalm 57:6

They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down; they have dug a pit before me, into the midst of which they are fallen themselves. Selah.

Proverbs 1:11

If they say, Come with us, let us lay in wait for blood; let us ambush the innocent without cause.

Proverbs 12:6

The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood, but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.

Jeremiah 5:16

Their quiver is as an open sepulcher; they are all mighty men.

Jeremiah 16:16

Behold, I send many fishers, saith the LORD, and they shall fish them; and after, will I send many hunters, and they shall hunt them from every mountain and from every hill, and out of the holes of the rocks.

Lamentations 4:18

Tzaddi They hunt our steps that we cannot walk in our streets; our end came near; our days were fulfilled; for our end is come.

Micah 3:10

that build up Zion with blood and Jerusalem with iniquity;

Habakkuk 1:15-17

He shall take up all of them with his hook; he shall catch them in his net and gather them in his drag: therefore, he shall rejoice and be glad.

Romans 3:10-18

as it is written, There is no one righteous, no, not one;

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