Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

He who is partner with a thief hates his own soul; he hears the adjuration and utters nothing.

New American Standard Bible

He who is a partner with a thief hates his own life; He hears the oath but tells nothing.

King James Version

Whoso is partner with a thief hateth his own soul: he heareth cursing, and bewrayeth it not.

Holman Bible

To be a thief’s partner is to hate oneself;
he hears the curse but will not testify.

International Standard Version

A thief's accomplice hates himself; though testifying under oath, he reveals nothing.

American Standard Version

Whoso is partner with a thief hateth his own soul; He heareth the adjuration and uttereth nothing.

Amplified

Whoever is partner with a thief hates his own life; he falls under the curse [pronounced upon him who knows who the thief is] but discloses nothing.

Bible in Basic English

A man who takes part with a thief has hate for his soul; he is put under oath, but says nothing.

Darby Translation

Whoso shareth with a thief hateth his own soul: he heareth the adjuration, and declareth not.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Whosoever is partner with a thief hates his own soul; he hears cursing, and does not disclose it.

Julia Smith Translation

He dividing with a thief, hates his soul: he shall hear cursing and shall not announce.

King James 2000

Whosoever is partner with a thief hates his own soul: he hears cursing, and reveals it not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Being a partner with a thief is hating one's life; a curse he will hear, but not disclose.

Modern King James verseion

He who shares with a thief hates his own soul; he hears an oath and does not tell.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso keepeth company with a thief, hateth his own soul; he heareth blasphemies, and telleth it not forth.

NET Bible

Whoever shares with a thief is his own enemy; he hears the oath to testify, but does not talk.

New Heart English Bible

Whoever is an accomplice of a thief is an enemy of his own soul. He takes an oath, but dares not testify.

The Emphasized Bible

He that shareth with a thief, hateth himself, an oath, he heareth, yet may not tell.

Webster

Whoever is partner with a thief, hateth his own soul: he heareth cursing, and discloseth it not.

World English Bible

Whoever is an accomplice of a thief is an enemy of his own soul. He takes an oath, but dares not testify.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is sharing with a thief is hating his own soul, Execration he heareth, and telleth not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
with a thief
גּנּב 
Gannab 
Usage: 17

שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

אלה 
'alah 
Usage: 35

and bewrayeth
נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

References

Easton

Morish

Context Readings

All About Life

23 A man's pride shall bring him low, but he who is of a lowly spirit shall obtain honor. 24 He who is partner with a thief hates his own soul; he hears the adjuration and utters nothing. 25 The fear of man brings a snare, but he who puts his trust in LORD shall be safe.



Cross References

Leviticus 5:1

And if a soul sins, in that he hears the voice of an oath, he being a witness, whether he has seen or known, if he does not testify, then he shall bear his iniquity.

Proverbs 8:36

But he who sins against me wrongs his own soul. All those who hate me love death.

Judges 17:2

And he said to his mother, The eleven hundred [pieces] of silver that were taken from thee, about which thou uttered a curse, and also spoke it in my ears, behold, the silver is with me. I took it. And his mother said, Blessed be m

Psalm 50:18-22

When thou saw a thief, thou consented with him, and have been partaker with adulterers.

Proverbs 1:11-19

If they say, Come with us. Let us lay wait for blood. Let us lurk secretly for the innocent without cause.

Proverbs 6:32

He who commits adultery with a woman is void of understanding. He who would destroy his own soul does it.

Proverbs 15:32

He who refuses correction despises his own soul, but he who hearkens to reproof gets understanding.

Proverbs 20:2

The terror of a king is as the roaring of a lion. He who provokes him to anger sins [against] his own life.

Isaiah 1:23

Thy rulers are rebellious, and companions of thieves. Everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards. They judge not the fatherless, nor does the cause of the widow come to them.

Mark 11:17

And he taught, saying to them, Is it not written, My house will be called a house of prayer for all the nations? But ye made it a den of robbers.

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