Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Who can say, "I have made my heart pure. I am clean and without sin?"

New American Standard Bible

Who can say, “I have cleansed my heart,
I am pure from my sin”?

King James Version

Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?

Holman Bible

Who can say, “I have kept my heart pure;
I am cleansed from my sin”?

International Standard Version

Who can say, "My intentions are pure; I am clean from any sin?"

A Conservative Version

Who can say, I have made my heart clean. I am pure from my sin?

American Standard Version

Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?

Amplified


Who can say, “I have cleansed my heart,
I am pure from my sin?”

Bible in Basic English

Who is able to say, I have made my heart clean, I am free from my sin?

Darby Translation

Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?

Julia Smith Translation

Who shall say, I cleansed my heart; I was pure from my sin?

King James 2000

Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Who will say "I have made my heart clean; I am pure from my sin"?

Modern King James verseion

Who can say, I have made my heart clean; I am pure from my sin?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Who can say, "My heart is clean, I am innocent from sin"?

NET Bible

Who can say, "I have kept my heart clean; I am pure from my sin"?

New Heart English Bible

Who can say, "I have made my heart pure. I am clean and without sin?"

The Emphasized Bible

Who can say, I have cleansed my heart, I am pure from my sin?

Webster

Who can say, I have made my heart clean, I am pure from my sin?

Youngs Literal Translation

Who saith, 'I have purified my heart, I have been cleansed from my sin?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זכה 
Zakah 
Usage: 8

I am pure
טהר 
Taher 
Usage: 94

Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 20:9

References

Images Proverbs 20:9

Prayers for Proverbs 20:9

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

8 A king who sits on the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes. 9 Who can say, "I have made my heart pure. I am clean and without sin?" 10 Differing weights and differing measures, both of them alike are an abomination to Yahweh.



Cross References

1 Kings 8:46

If they sin against you (for there is no man who doesn't sin), and you are angry with them, and deliver them to the enemy, so that they carry them away captive to the land of the enemy, far off or near;

Ecclesiastes 7:20

Surely there is not a righteous man on earth, who does good and doesn't sin.

2 Chronicles 6:36

"If they sin against you (for there is no man who doesn't sin), and you are angry with them, and deliver them to the enemy, so that they carry them away captive to a land far off or near;

Job 14:4

Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? Not one.

Job 15:14

What is man, that he should be clean? What is he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Job 25:4

How then can man be just with God? Or how can he who is born of a woman be clean?

Psalm 51:5

Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity. In sin my mother conceived me.

1 Corinthians 4:4

For I know nothing against myself. Yet I am not justified by this, but he who judges me is the Lord.

James 3:2

For in many things we all stumble. If anyone doesn't stumble in word, the same is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body also.

1 John 1:8-10

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

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