Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 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?

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 a fool's vexation is heavier than them both. 4 Fury is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before jealousy? 5 Open rebuke is better than hidden love.



Cross References

Proverbs 6:34

For jealousy is the rage of a man, and he will not spare in the day of vengeance;

1 John 3:12

not as Cain was of the wicked one, and slew his brother; and on account of what slew he him? because his works were wicked, and those of his brother righteous.

Genesis 26:14

And he had possessions of flocks, and possessions of herds, and a great number of servants; and the Philistines envied him.

Genesis 37:11

And his brethren envied him; but his father kept the saying.

Job 5:2

For vexation killeth the foolish man, and envy slayeth the simple.

Proverbs 14:30

A sound heart is the life of the flesh; but envy the rottenness of the bones.

Song of Songs 8:6

Set me as a seal upon thy heart, As a seal upon thine arm: For love is strong as death; Jealousy is cruel as Sheol: The flashes thereof are flashes of fire, Flames of Jah.

Matthew 27:18

For he knew that they had delivered him up through envy.

Acts 5:17

And the high priest rising up, and all they that were with him, which is the sect of the Sadducees, were filled with wrath,

Acts 7:9

And the patriarchs, envying Joseph, sold him away into Egypt. And God was with him,

Acts 17:5

But the Jews having been stirred up to jealousy, and taken to themselves certain wicked men of the lowest rabble, and having got a crowd together, set the city in confusion; and having beset the house of Jason sought to bring them out to the people;

Romans 1:29

being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil dispositions; whisperers,

James 1:19-21

So that, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;

James 3:14-16

but if ye have bitter emulation and strife in your hearts, do not boast and lie against the truth.

James 4:5-6

Think ye that the scripture speaks in vain? Does the Spirit which has taken his abode in us desire enviously?

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