Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Do not lie in wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; Do not destroy his resting place;

King James Version

Lay not wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; spoil not his resting place:

Holman Bible

Wicked man, don’t set an ambush,
at the camp of the righteous man;
don’t destroy his dwelling.

International Standard Version

Don't lie in wait like an outlaw to attack where the righteous live;

A Conservative Version

Lay not in wait, O wicked man, against the habitation of the righteous. Do not destroy his resting place.

American Standard Version

Lay not wait, O wicked man, against the habitation of the righteous; Destroy not his resting-place:

Amplified

Lie not in wait as a wicked man against the dwelling of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God); destroy not his resting-place;

Bible in Basic English

Do not keep a secret watch, O evil-doer, against the fields of the upright man, or send destruction on his resting-place:

Darby Translation

Lay not wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; lay not waste his resting-place.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do not lay in wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; do not spoil his resting place.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not lay wait, O wicked one, against the dwelling of the just one; thou shalt not destroy his resting place:

King James 2000

Lie not in wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; spoil not his resting place:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not lie in wait [like] an outlaw against the home of the righteous; do not do violence [to] his dwelling place.

Modern King James verseion

Wicked one, do not lie in ambush at the dwelling of the righteous; do not spoil his resting place;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Lay no privy wait wickedly upon the house of the righteous, and disquiet not his resting place.

NET Bible

Do not lie in wait like the wicked against the place where the righteous live; do not assault his home.

New Heart English Bible

Do not lie in wait, wicked man, against the habitation of the righteous. Do not destroy his resting place:

The Emphasized Bible

Do not lie in wait, thou lawless man, against the home of the righteous, - neither destroy thou his place of rest;

Webster

Lay not wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; destroy not his resting-place:

World English Bible

Don't lay in wait, wicked man, against the habitation of the righteous. Don't destroy his resting place:

Youngs Literal Translation

Lay not wait, O wicked one, At the habitation of the righteous. Do not spoil his resting-place.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Lay not wait
ארב 
'arab 
Usage: 42

O wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

of the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

שׁדד 
Shadad 
Usage: 57

Verse Info

Context Readings

Learning From Your Father

14 Know that wisdom is thus for your soul; If you find it, then there will be a future, And your hope will not be cut off. 15 Do not lie in wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; Do not destroy his resting place; 16 For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises again, But the wicked stumble in time of calamity.



Cross References

1 Samuel 9:11

As they went up the slope to the city, they found young women going out to draw water and said to them, "Is the seer here?"

1 Samuel 22:18-19

Then the king said to Doeg, "You turn around and attack the priests." And Doeg the Edomite turned around and attacked the priests, and he killed that day eighty-five men who wore the linen ephod.

1 Samuel 23:20-23

"Now then, O king, come down according to all the desire of your soul to do so; and our part shall be to surrender him into the king's hand."

Psalm 10:8-10

He sits in the lurking places of the villages; In the hiding places he kills the innocent; His eyes stealthily watch for the unfortunate.

Psalm 37:32

The wicked spies upon the righteous And seeks to kill him.

Psalm 56:6

They attack, they lurk, They watch my steps, As they have waited to take my life.

Psalm 59:3

For behold, they have set an ambush for my life; Fierce men launch an attack against me, Not for my transgression nor for my sin, O LORD,

Psalm 140:5

The proud have hidden a trap for me, and cords; They have spread a net by the wayside; They have set snares for me. Selah.

Proverbs 1:11

If they say, "Come with us, Let us lie in wait for blood, Let us ambush the innocent without cause;

Proverbs 22:28

Do not move the ancient boundary Which your fathers have set.

Isaiah 32:18

Then my people will live in a peaceful habitation, And in secure dwellings and in undisturbed resting places;

Jeremiah 11:19

But I was like a gentle lamb led to the slaughter; And I did not know that they had devised plots against me, saying, "Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, And let us cut him off from the land of the living, That his name be remembered no more."

Matthew 26:4

and they plotted together to seize Jesus by stealth and kill Him.

Acts 9:24

but their plot became known to Saul They were also watching the gates day and night so that they might put him to death;

Acts 23:16

But the son of Paul's sister heard of their ambush, and he came and entered the barracks and told Paul.

Acts 25:3

requesting a concession against Paul, that he might have him brought to Jerusalem (at the same time, setting an ambush to kill him on the way).

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