Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Break the arm of the wicked and the evildoer, Seek out his wickedness until You find none.

King James Version

Break thou the arm of the wicked and the evil man: seek out his wickedness till thou find none.

Holman Bible

Break the arm of the wicked and evil person; call his wickedness into account until nothing remains of it.

International Standard Version

Break the arm of the wicked and evil man; so that when you seek out his wickedness you will find it no more.

A Conservative Version

Break thou the arm of the sinner and the evil man. His wickedness shall be sought, and shall not be found.

American Standard Version

Break thou the arm of the wicked; And as for the evil man, seek out his wickedness till thou find none.

Amplified

Break the arm of the wicked man; and as for the evil man, search out his wickedness until You find no more.

Bible in Basic English

Let the arm of the sinner and the evil-doer be broken; go on searching for his sin till there is no more.

Darby Translation

Break thou the arm of the wicked, and as for the evil man, seek out his wickedness till thou find none.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Break thou the arm of the wicked and the evil man; seek out his wickedness until thou find none.

Julia Smith Translation

Break the arm of the unjust and the evil one: thou wilt seek out his injustice; thou wilt not find.

King James 2000

Break the arm of the wicked and the evil man: seek out his wickedness till you find none.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Break [the] arm of [the] wicked, and [as for the] evil [man]-- seek out his wickedness [until] you find none.

Modern King James verseion

Break the arm of the wicked and the evil one; seek out his wickedness, until You find none.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Break thou the power of the ungodly and malicious; search out the wickedness which he hath done, that he may perish.

NET Bible

Break the arm of the wicked and evil man! Hold him accountable for his wicked deeds, which he thought you would not discover.

New Heart English Bible

Break the arm of the wicked. As for the evil man, seek out his wickedness until you find none.

The Emphasized Bible

Shatter thou the arm of the lawless one, And, as for the wrongful, wilt thou not enquire for his lawlessness - wilt thou not find it ?

Webster

Break thou the arm of the wicked and the evil man: seek out his wickedness till thou shalt find none.

World English Bible

Break the arm of the wicked. As for the evil man, seek out his wickedness until you find none.

Youngs Literal Translation

Break the arm of the wicked and the evil, Seek out his wickedness, find none;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

thou the arm
זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

and the evil
רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

רשׁע 
Resha` 
Usage: 30

till thou find
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

A Prayer For God To Throw Down The Wicked

14 You have seen it, for You have beheld mischief and vexation to take it into Your hand The unfortunate commits himself to You; You have been the helper of the orphan. 15 Break the arm of the wicked and the evildoer, Seek out his wickedness until You find none. 16 The LORD is King forever and ever; Nations have perished from His land.



Cross References

Psalm 37:17

For the arms of the wicked will be broken, But the LORD sustains the righteous.

2 Kings 21:12-15

therefore thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, 'Behold, I am bringing such calamity on Jerusalem and Judah, that whoever hears of it, both his ears will tingle.

Job 38:15

"From the wicked their light is withheld, And the uplifted arm is broken.

Psalm 3:7

Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God! For You have smitten all my enemies on the cheek; You have shattered the teeth of the wicked.

Psalm 7:9

O let the evil of the wicked come to an end, but establish the righteous; For the righteous God tries the hearts and minds.

Jeremiah 2:34

"Also on your skirts is found The lifeblood of the innocent poor; You did not find them breaking in. But in spite of all these things,

Ezekiel 23:48

'Thus I will make lewdness cease from the land, that all women may be admonished and not commit lewdness as you have done.

Ezekiel 30:21-22

"Son of man, I have broken the arm of Pharaoh king of Egypt; and, behold, it has not been bound up for healing or wrapped with a bandage, that it may be strong to hold the sword.

Zephaniah 1:12

"It will come about at that time That I will search Jerusalem with lamps, And I will punish the men Who are stagnant in spirit, Who say in their hearts, 'The LORD will not do good or evil!'

Zechariah 11:17

"Woe to the worthless shepherd Who leaves the flock! A sword will be on his arm And on his right eye! His arm will be totally withered And his right eye will be blind."



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