Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

A Conservative Version

He who is partner with a thief hates his own soul; he hears the adjuration and utters 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.

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.

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 The pride of man humbleth him, And humility of spirit upholdeth honour. 24 Whoso is sharing with a thief is hating his own soul, Execration he heareth, and telleth not. 25 Fear of man causeth a snare, And the confident in Jehovah is set on high.



Cross References

Leviticus 5:1

And when a person doth sin, and hath heard the voice of an oath, and he is witness, or hath seen, or hath known -- if he declare not, then he hath borne his iniquity:

Proverbs 8:36

And whoso is missing me, is wronging his soul, All hating me have loved death!

Judges 17:2

and he saith to his mother, 'The eleven hundred silverlings which have been taken of thine, and of which thou hast sworn, and also spoken in mine ears; lo, the silver is with me, I have taken it;' and his mother saith, 'Blessed is my son of Jehovah.'

Psalm 50:18-22

If thou hast seen a thief, Then thou art pleased with him, And with adulterers is thy portion.

Proverbs 1:11-19

If they say, 'Come with us, we lay wait for blood, We watch secretly for the innocent without cause,

Proverbs 6:32

He who committeth adultery with a woman lacketh heart, He is destroying his soul who doth it.

Proverbs 15:32

Whoso is refusing instruction is despising his soul, And whoso is hearing reproof Is getting understanding.

Proverbs 20:2

The fear of a king is a growl as of a young lion, He who is causing him to be wroth is wronging his soul.

Isaiah 1:23

Thy princes are apostates, and companions of thieves, Every one loving a bribe, and pursuing rewards, The fatherless they judge not, And the plea of the widow cometh not to them.

Mark 11:17

and he was teaching, saying to them, 'Hath it not been written -- My house a house of prayer shall be called for all the nations, and ye did make it a den of robbers?'

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