Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Men of bloodshed hate the blameless, But the upright are concerned for his life.

King James Version

The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.

Holman Bible

Bloodthirsty men hate an honest person,
but the upright care about him.

International Standard Version

Bloodthirsty men hate the innocent person, but the upright show concern for his life.

A Conservative Version

Bloodthirsty men hate him who is perfect, but the upright seek his soul.

American Standard Version

The bloodthirsty hate him that is perfect; And as for the upright, they seek his life.

Amplified

The bloodthirsty hate the blameless man, but the upright care for and seek [to save] his life.

Bible in Basic English

Men of blood are haters of the good man, and evil-doers go after his soul.

Darby Translation

The bloodthirsty hate the perfect, but the upright care for his soul.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The bloodthirsty hate the perfect, but the just seek his soul.

Julia Smith Translation

Men of bloods will hate the upright one: and the upright will seek his soul.

King James 2000

The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his good.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Men of blood hate [the] blameless, and they seek the life of the upright.

Modern King James verseion

Men of blood hate the upright; but the just seek his soul.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The bloodthirsty hate the righteous, but the just seek his soul.

NET Bible

Bloodthirsty people hate someone with integrity; as for the upright, they seek his life.

New Heart English Bible

The bloodthirsty hate a man of integrity; and they seek the life of the upright.

The Emphasized Bible

Blood-thirsty men, hate the blameless man, and, as for the upright, they seek his life.

Webster

The blood-thirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.

World English Bible

The bloodthirsty hate a man of integrity; and they seek the life of the upright.

Youngs Literal Translation

Men of blood hate the perfect, And the upright seek his soul.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

the upright
תּם 
Tam 
Usage: 13

Context Readings

All About Life

9 When a wise man has a controversy with a foolish man, The foolish man either rages or laughs, and there is no rest. 10 Men of bloodshed hate the blameless, But the upright are concerned for his life. 11 A fool always loses his temper, But a wise man holds it back.



Cross References

Genesis 4:5-8

but for Cain and for his offering He had no regard So Cain became very angry and his countenance fell.

1 Samuel 15:11

"I regret that I have made Saul king, for he has turned back from following Me and has not carried out My commands " And Samuel was distressed and cried out to the LORD all night.

1 Samuel 20:31-33

"For as long as the son of Jesse lives on the earth, neither you nor your kingdom will be established. Therefore now, send and bring him to me, for he must surely die."

1 Samuel 22:11-23

Then the king sent someone to summon Ahimelech the priest, the son of Ahitub, and all his father's household, the priests who were in Nob; and all of them came to the king.

1 Kings 21:20

Ahab said to Elijah, "Have you found me, O my enemy?" And he answered, "I have found you, because you have sold yourself to do evil in the sight of the LORD.

1 Kings 22:8

The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of the LORD, but I hate him, because he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. He is Micaiah son of Imlah." But Jehoshaphat said, "Let not the king say so."

2 Chronicles 18:7

The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of the LORD, but I hate him, for he never prophesies good concerning me but always evil. He is Micaiah, son of Imla." But Jehoshaphat said, "Let not the king say so."

Jeremiah 13:15-17

Listen and give heed, do not be haughty, For the LORD has spoken.

Jeremiah 18:20

Should good be repaid with evil? For they have dug a pit for me Remember how I stood before You To speak good on their behalf, So as to turn away Your wrath from them.

Jeremiah 40:14-16

and said to him, "Are you well aware that Baalis the king of the sons of Ammon has sent Ishmael the son of Nethaniah to take your life?" But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam did not believe them.

Mark 6:18-19

For John had been saying to Herod, "It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife."

Mark 6:24-27

And she went out and said to her mother, "What shall I ask for?" And she said, "The head of John the Baptist."

Luke 23:34

But Jesus was saying, "Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing " And they cast lots, dividing up His garments among themselves.

John 5:34

"But the testimony which I receive is not from man, but I say these things so that you may be saved.

John 15:18-19

"If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before it hated you.

Acts 7:60

Then falling on his knees, he cried out with a loud voice, "Lord, do not hold this sin against them!" Having said this, he fell asleep.

Romans 10:1

Brethren, my heart's desire and my prayer to God for them is for their salvation.

1 John 3:12-13

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.

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