Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Do not devise harm against your neighbor, While he lives securely beside you.

King James Version

Devise not evil against thy neighbour, seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.

Holman Bible

Don't plan any harm against your neighbor, for he trusts you and lives near you.

International Standard Version

Do not plan to harm your neighbor, when he is living peacefully beside you.

A Conservative Version

Do not devise evil against thy neighbor, since he dwells securely by thee.

American Standard Version

Devise not evil against thy neighbor, Seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.

Amplified

Do not contrive or dig up or cultivate evil against your neighbor, who dwells trustingly and confidently beside you.

Bible in Basic English

Do not make evil designs against your neighbour, when he is living with you without fear.

Darby Translation

Devise not evil against thy neighbour, seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do not devise evil against thy neighbour, seeing he dwells securely by thee.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not fabricate evil upon thy neighbor, and he dwelling confidently with thee.

King James 2000

Devise not evil against your neighbor, seeing he dwells securely by you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not plot harm against your neighbor [who] dwells in confidence beside you.

Modern King James verseion

Do not plan evil against your neighbor, since he dwells trustingly by you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

whereas thou hast now to give him. Intend no hurt unto thy neighbour, seeing he hopeth to dwell in rest by thee.

NET Bible

Do not plot evil against your neighbor when he dwells by you unsuspectingly.

New Heart English Bible

Do not devise evil against your neighbor, seeing he dwells securely by you.

The Emphasized Bible

Devise not against thy neighbour an injury, seeing that, he, dwelleth securely by thee.

Webster

Devise not evil against thy neighbor, seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.

World English Bible

Don't devise evil against your neighbor, since he dwells securely by you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Devise not against thy neighbour evil, And he sitting confidently with thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

Context Readings

Role Of Wisdom In Creation And Society

28 Do not say to your neighbor, "Go, and come back, And tomorrow I will give it," When you have it with you. 29 Do not devise harm against your neighbor, While he lives securely beside you. 30 Do not contend with a man without cause, If he has done you no harm.



Cross References

Proverbs 6:14

Who with perversity in his heart continually devises evil, Who spreads strife.

Psalm 35:20

For they do not speak peace, But they devise deceitful words against those who are quiet in the land.

Psalm 55:20

He has put forth his hands against those who were at peace with him; He has violated his covenant.

Psalm 59:3

For behold, they have set an ambush for my life; Fierce men launch an attack against me, Not for my transgression nor for my sin, O LORD,

Proverbs 6:18

A heart that devises wicked plans, Feet that run rapidly to evil,

Proverbs 14:22

Will they not go astray who devise evil? But kindness and truth will be to those who devise good.

Proverbs 16:29-30

A man of violence entices his neighbor And leads him in a way that is not good.

Jeremiah 18:18-20

Then they said, "Come and let us devise plans against Jeremiah Surely the law is not going to be lost to the priest, nor counsel to the sage, nor the divine word to the prophet! Come on and let us strike at him with our tongue, and let us give no heed to any of his words."

Micah 2:1-2

Woe to those who scheme iniquity, Who work out evil on their beds! When morning comes, they do it, For it is in the power of their hands.

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