Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 goes to court with a foolish man, then there is rankling and ridicule, but there is no relief. 10 Men of blood hate [the] blameless, and they seek the life of the upright. 11 A fool gives all his breath, but [the] wise holds back in quiet.



Cross References

Genesis 4:5-8

but to Cain and to his offering he did not look with favor. And Cain became very angry, and his face fell.

1 Samuel 15:11

"I regret that I made Saul king, for he has turned back from following me and has not kept my word." {Samuel became angry}, and he cried out to Yahweh all night.

1 Samuel 20:31-33

For {as long as} the son of Jesse [is] alive on the earth, you and your kingdom will not be established! So then, send and bring him to me, for {he will surely die}!"

1 Samuel 22:11-23

So the king sent to summon Ahimelech the son of Ahitub the priest, and all his father's household, the priests who [were] at Nob. So all of them came to the king.

1 Kings 21:20

Then Ahab said to Elijah, "Have you found me, my enemy?" He said, "I have found you because you have sold yourself to do evil in the eyes of Yahweh.

1 Kings 22:8

Then the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "[There is] still one man to inquire from Yahweh, but I despise him, for he never prophesies [anything] good concerning me, but only bad: Micaiah the son of Imlah." Then Jehoshaphat said, "The king should not say so."

2 Chronicles 18:7

Then the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, "[There is] yet one man by whom to seek Yahweh, but I hate him, because he never prophesies good concerning me, but {always} disaster. He [is] Micaiah the son of Imlah." Then Jehoshaphat said, "Let not the king say thus."

Jeremiah 13:15-17

Listen, and pay attention, you must not be haughty, for Yahweh has spoken.

Jeremiah 18:20

Should good be repaid in place of evil? Yet they have dug a pit for me. Remember my standing {before you} to speak good for them, to avert your wrath from them.

Jeremiah 40:14-16

and said to him, "{Are you at all aware} that Baalis, the king of the {Ammonites}, has sent Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, to kill you?" But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam would not believe them.

Mark 6:18-19

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

Mark 6:24-27

And she went out [and] said to her mother, "What should I ask for?" And she said, "The head of John the baptizer."

Luke 23:34

[[But Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing."]] And they cast lots to divide his clothes.

John 5:34

(And I do not receive testimony from people, but I say these [things] in order 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

And falling to [his] knees, he cried out with a loud voice, "Lord, do not hold this sin against them!" And [after he] said this, he fell asleep.

Romans 10:1

Brothers, the desire of my heart and my prayer to God on behalf of them [is] for [their] salvation.

1 John 3:12-13

not as Cain, who was of the evil one and violently murdered his brother. And {for what reason} did he violently murder him? Because his deeds were evil and the [deeds] of his brother [were] righteous.

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