Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Don't atone their iniquity, and don't let their sin be blotted out from before you, because they have demoralized the builders."

New American Standard Bible

Do not forgive their iniquity and let not their sin be blotted out before You, for they have demoralized the builders.

King James Version

And cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thee: for they have provoked thee to anger before the builders.

Holman Bible

Do not cover their guilt or let their sin be erased from Your sight, because they have provoked the builders.

A Conservative Version

and do not cover their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thee, for they have provoked [thee] to anger before the builders.

American Standard Version

and cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thee; for they have provoked thee to anger before the builders.

Amplified

Cover not their iniquity and let not their sin be blotted out before You, for they have vexed [with alarm] the builders and provoked You.

Bible in Basic English

Let not their wrongdoing be covered or their sin washed away from before you: for they have made you angry before the builders.

Darby Translation

And cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thee; for they have provoked the builders.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And do not cover their iniquity, nor let their sin be blotted out from before thee, for they have become angry against the builders.

Julia Smith Translation

And thou wilt not cover over their iniquity, and their sin shall not be wiped away before thee: for they provoked before the builders.

King James 2000

And cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before you: for they have provoked you to anger before the builders.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not cover their guilt, and do not let their sin be blotted out from before you. They have {provoked the builders to anger}.

Modern King James verseion

And do not cover their iniquity, and do not let their sin be blotted out from before You. For they have provoked You to anger before the builders.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Cover not their wickedness, and let not their sin be put out from thy presence: for they have provoked the builders.

NET Bible

Do not cover their iniquity, and do not wipe out their sin from before them. For they have bitterly offended the builders!

New Heart English Bible

do not cover their iniquity, and do not let their sin be blotted out from before you; for they have insulted the builders."

The Emphasized Bible

and do not cover their iniquity, and, their sin before thee, let it not be blotted out, - for they have caused vexation before them who are building.

Webster

And cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thee: for they have provoked thee to anger before the builders.

World English Bible

don't cover their iniquity, and don't let their sin be blotted out from before you; for they have insulted the builders."

Youngs Literal Translation

and do not cover over their iniquity, and their sin from before Thee let not be blotted out, for they have provoked to anger -- over-against those building.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

and let not their sin
חטּאת חטּאה 
Chatta'ah 
Usage: 294

מחה 
Machah 
Usage: 36

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Nehemiah Overcomes Opposition From Sanballat

4 "Listen, our God, because we are being mocked. Let their insults fall back on them, and let them be dragged away as captives into exile. 5 Don't atone their iniquity, and don't let their sin be blotted out from before you, because they have demoralized the builders." 6 So we rebuilt the wall, completing it halfway up, because the people were committed to working.



Cross References

Jeremiah 18:23

But you, LORD, know all their plots to kill me. Don't forgive their iniquity, and don't erase their sin from your sight. Let them stumble before you. When it's time for you to be angry, act against them!

Psalm 109:14

May his ancestors' guilt be remembered in the LORD's presence, and may his mother's guilt not be erased.

Psalm 51:1

Have mercy, God, according to your gracious love, according to your unlimited compassion, erase my transgressions.

Psalm 69:27-28

May you punish them for their crimes; may they receive no verdict of innocence from you.

Psalm 51:9

Hide your countenance from my sins and erase the record of my iniquities.

Psalm 59:5-13

You, LORD God of the Heavenly Armies, God of Israel, stir yourself up to punish all the nations. Show no mercy to those wicked transgressors. Interlude

Isaiah 36:11-12

Then Eliakim, Shebna, and Joah replied to him, "Please speak with your servants with us in Aramaic, since we understand it. Don't speak to us in Hebrew where the people sitting on the wall can hear."

Isaiah 43:25

"I, I am the one who blots out your transgression for my own sake, and I'll remember your sins no more.

Isaiah 44:22

I've wiped away your transgressions like a cloud and your sins like mist. Return to me; because I've redeemed you.

2 Timothy 4:14

Alexander the metalworker did me a great deal of harm. The Lord will pay him back for what he did.

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