Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Say not thou, I will recompense evil: Wait for Jehovah, and he will save thee.

New American Standard Bible

Do not say, “I will repay evil”;
Wait for the Lord, and He will save you.

King James Version

Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee.

Holman Bible

Don’t say, “I will avenge this evil!”
Wait on the Lord, and He will rescue you.

International Standard Version

Don't say "I'll avenge that wrong!" Wait on the LORD and he will deliver you.

A Conservative Version

Say thou not, I will recompense evil. Wait for LORD, and he will save thee.

Amplified


Do not say, “I will repay evil”;
Wait [expectantly] for the Lord, and He will rescue and save you.

Bible in Basic English

Do not say, I will give punishment for evil: go on waiting for the Lord, and he will be your saviour.

Darby Translation

Say not, I will recompense evil: wait on Jehovah, and he shall save thee.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not say, I will requite evil; wait for Jehovah, he will save to thee.

King James 2000

Say not, I will repay evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not say "I will repay evil"; wait for Yahweh and he will deliver you.

Modern King James verseion

Do not say, I will repay evil; wait on Jehovah, and He will save you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Say not thou, "I will recompense evil"; but put thy trust in the LORD, and he shall defend thee.

NET Bible

Do not say, "I will pay back evil!" Wait for the Lord, so that he may vindicate you.

New Heart English Bible

Do not say, "I will pay back evil." Wait for the LORD, and he will save you.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not say, I will requite wrong! Wait thou for Yahweh that he may save thee.

Webster

Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee.

World English Bible

Don't say, "I will pay back evil." Wait for Yahweh, and he will save you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Do not say, 'I recompense evil,' Wait for Jehovah, and He delivereth thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
not thou, I will recompense
שׁלם 
Shalam 
Usage: 116

but wait on
קוה 
Qavah 
Usage: 49

the Lord

Usage: 0

and he shall save
ישׁע 
Yasha` 
Usage: 205

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

21 An inheritance may be gotten hastily at the beginning; But the end thereof shall not be blessed. 22 Say not thou, I will recompense evil: Wait for Jehovah, and he will save thee. 23 Diverse weights are an abomination to Jehovah; And a false balance is not good.



Cross References

Proverbs 24:29

Say not, I will do so to him as he hath done to me; I will render to the man according to his work.

1 Peter 3:9

not rendering evil for evil, or reviling for reviling; but contrariwise blessing; for hereunto were ye called, that ye should inherit a blessing.

Psalm 27:14

Wait for Jehovah: Be strong, and let thy heart take courage; Yea, wait thou for Jehovah.

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that none render unto any one evil for evil; but always follow after that which is good, one toward another, and toward all.

Deuteronomy 32:35

Vengeance is mine, and recompense, At the time when their foot shall slide: For the day of their calamity is at hand, And the things that are to come upon them shall make haste.

2 Samuel 16:12

It may be that Jehovah will look on the wrong done unto me, and that Jehovah will requite me good for his cursing of me this day.

Proverbs 17:13

Whoso rewardeth evil for good, Evil shall not depart from his house.

Psalm 37:34

Wait for Jehovah, and keep his way, And he will exalt thee to inherit the land: When the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.

Isaiah 40:31

but they that wait for Jehovah shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; they shall walk, and not faint.

Lamentations 3:25-26

Jehovah is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.

Matthew 5:39

but I say unto you, resist not him that is evil: but whosoever smiteth thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.

Romans 12:17-19

Render to no man evil for evil. Take thought for things honorable in the sight of all men.

1 Peter 2:23

who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously:

1 Peter 4:19

Wherefore let them also that suffer according to the will of God commit their souls in well-doing unto a faithful Creator.

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