Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Wrath is fierce and anger is a flood, But who can stand before jealousy?

King James Version

Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?

Holman Bible

Fury is cruel, and anger is a flood, but who can withstand jealousy?

International Standard Version

Wrath can be fierce and anger overwhelms but who can stand up to jealousy?

A Conservative Version

Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming, but who is able to stand before jealousy?

American Standard Version

Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming; But who is able to stand before jealousy?

Amplified

Wrath is cruel and anger is an overwhelming flood, but who is able to stand before jealousy?

Bible in Basic English

Wrath is cruel, and angry feeling an overflowing stream; but who does not give way before envy?

Darby Translation

Fury is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before jealousy?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Wrath is cruel, and anger is impetuous, but who is able to stand before envy?

Julia Smith Translation

Wrath is cruelty, and anger an overflowing; and who shall stand before jealousy?

King James 2000

Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but which is able to stand before jealousy?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Cruel [is] wrath and overwhelming [is] anger, but who will stand before jealousy?

Modern King James verseion

Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming; but who is able to stand before envy?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wrath is a cruel thing, and furiousness is a very tempest; yea, who is able to abide envy?

NET Bible

Wrath is cruel and anger is overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy?

New Heart English Bible

Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming; but who is able to stand before jealousy?

The Emphasized Bible

The cruelty of rage, and the overflow of anger! But who can stand before, jealousy?

Webster

Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?

World English Bible

Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming; but who is able to stand before jealousy?

Youngs Literal Translation

Fury is fierce, and anger is overflowing, And who standeth before jealousy?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
is cruel
אכזריּוּת 
'akz@riyuwth 
Usage: 1

שׁטף שׁטף 
Sheteph 
Usage: 6

but who is able to stand
עמד 
`amad 
Usage: 521

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Fausets

Context Readings

All About Life

3 A stone is heavy and the sand weighty, But the provocation of a fool is heavier than both of them. 4 Wrath is fierce and anger is a flood, But who can stand before jealousy? 5 Better is open rebuke Than love that is concealed.



Cross References

Proverbs 6:34

For jealousy enrages a man, And he will not spare in the day of vengeance.

1 John 3:12

not as Cain, who was of the evil one and slew his brother And for what reason did he slay him? Because his deeds were evil, and his brother's were righteous.

Genesis 26:14

for he had possessions of flocks and herds and a great household, so that the Philistines envied him.

Genesis 37:11

His brothers were jealous of him, but his father kept the saying in mind.

Job 5:2

"For anger slays the foolish man, And jealousy kills the simple.

Proverbs 14:30

A tranquil heart is life to the body, But passion is rottenness to the bones.

Song of Songs 8:6

"Put me like a seal over your heart, Like a seal on your arm For love is as strong as death, Jealousy is as severe as Sheol; Its flashes are flashes of fire, The very flame of the LORD.

Matthew 27:18

For he knew that because of envy they had handed Him over.

Acts 5:17

But the high priest rose up, along with all his associates (that is the sect of the Sadducees), and they were filled with jealousy.

Acts 7:9

"The patriarchs became jealous of Joseph and sold him into Egypt. Yet God was with him,

Acts 17:5

But the Jews, becoming jealous and taking along some wicked men from the market place, formed a mob and set the city in an uproar; and attacking the house of Jason, they were seeking to bring them out to the people.

Romans 1:29

being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malice; they are gossips,

James 1:19-21

This you know, my beloved brethren But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;

James 3:14-16

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth.

James 4:5-6

Or do you think that the Scripture speaks to no purpose: "He jealously desires the Spirit which He has made to dwell in us"?



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