Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The bloodthirsty hate the perfect, but the just seek 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.

Darby Translation

The bloodthirsty hate the perfect, but the upright care for 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 contends with a foolish man, whether he rages or laughs, there is no rest. 10 The bloodthirsty hate the perfect, but the just seek his soul. 11 The fool gives full rein to his spirit, but the wise man in the end will bring it into rest.



Cross References

Genesis 4:5-8

but he did not look upon Cain and his present. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.

1 Samuel 15:11

It grieves me that I have set up Saul to be king, for he has turned back from following me and has not performed my commandments. And it incensed Samuel, and he cried unto the LORD all night.

1 Samuel 20:31-33

For as long as the son of Jesse lives upon the land, thou shalt not be established nor thy kingdom. Therefore, now send and bring him unto me, for he shall surely 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 all came to the king.

1 Kings 21:20

And Ahab said to Elijah, Hast thou found me, O my enemy? And he answered, I have found thee because thou hast sold thyself to work evil in the sight of the LORD.

1 Kings 22:8

And the king of Israel replied unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah, the son of Imlah, by whom we may enquire of the LORD; but I hate him, for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

2 Chronicles 18:7

And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man here, by whom we may enquire of the LORD, but I hate him, for he never prophesies good unto me, but always evil; the same is Micaiah, the son of Imla. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

Jeremiah 13:15-17

Hear ye and give ear; do not be proud: for the LORD has spoken.

Jeremiah 18:20

Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have dug a pit for my soul. Remember that I stood before thee to speak good for them and to turn away thy wrath from them.

Jeremiah 40:14-16

and said unto him, Dost thou certainly know that Baalis the king of the Ammonites has sent Ishmael the son of Nethaniah to slay thee? But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam did not believe them.

Mark 6:18-19

For John had said unto Herod, It is not lawful for thee to have thy brother's wife.

Mark 6:24-27

And she went forth, and said unto her mother, What shall I ask? And she said, The head of John the Baptist.

Luke 23:34

Then Jesus said, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment and cast lots.

John 5:34

But I receive not testimony from man, but I say these things that ye might be saved.

John 15:18-19

If the world hates you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you.

Acts 7:60

And he kneeled down and cried with a loud voice, Lord, impute not this sin to their charge. And having said this, he fell asleep in the Lord.

Romans 10:1

Brethren, certainly the desire of my heart and my prayer to God regarding Israel, is for saving health.

1 John 3:12-13

Not as Cain, who was of the wicked one and killed his brother. And why did he kill him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous.

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