Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 If a wise man contendeth with a fool, whether he rage or laugh, he hath no rest. 10 The bloodthirsty hate the perfect, but the upright care for his soul. 11 A fool uttereth all his mind; but a wise man keepeth it back.



Cross References

Genesis 4:5-8

and upon Cain, and on his offering, he did not look. And Cain was very angry, and his countenance fell.

1 Samuel 15:11

It repenteth me that I have set up Saul to be king; for he is turned away from following me, and hath not fulfilled my words. And Samuel was much grieved; and he cried to Jehovah all night.

1 Samuel 20:31-33

For as long as the son of Jesse lives upon earth, thou shalt not be established, nor thy kingdom. And now send and fetch him to me, for he must die.

1 Samuel 22:11-23

Then the king sent to call Ahimelech the priest, the son of Ahitub, and all his father's house, the priests that were in Nob; and they came all of them to the king.

1 Kings 21:20

And Ahab said to Elijah, Hast thou found me, mine enemy? And he said, I have found thee; because thou hast sold thyself to do evil in the sight of Jehovah.

1 Kings 22:8

And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of Jehovah; but I hate him, for he prophesies no good concerning me, but evil: it is Micah the son of Imlah. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

2 Chronicles 18:7

And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of Jehovah; but I hate him, for he prophesies no good concerning me, but always evil: it is Micah the son of Imlah. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

Jeremiah 13:15-17

Hear ye, and give ear, be not lifted up; for Jehovah hath spoken.

Jeremiah 18:20

Shall evil be recompensed for good? For they have digged a pit for my soul. Remember how I stood before thee to speak good for them, to turn away thy wrath from them.

Jeremiah 40:14-16

and said unto him, Dost thou indeed know that Baalis the king of the children of Ammon hath sent Ishmael the son of Nethaniah to smite thee to death? But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam believed them not.

Mark 6:18-19

For John said to Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have the wife of thy brother.

Mark 6:24-27

And she went out, and said to her mother, What should I ask? And she said, The head of John the baptist.

Luke 23:34

And Jesus said, Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do. And, parting out his garments, they cast lots.

John 5:34

But I do not receive witness from man, but I say this that ye might be saved.

John 15:18-19

If the world hate you, know that it has hated me before you.

Acts 7:60

And kneeling down, he cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And having said this, he fell asleep.

Romans 10:1

Brethren, the delight of my own heart and my supplication which I address to God for them is for salvation.

1 John 3:12-13

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.

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