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 and the evildoer,
Seek 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.

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

Arm

Hastings

Context Readings

A Prayer For God To Throw Down The Wicked

14 Thou hast seen it, for thou dost behold mischief and spite to requite it with thy hand: the poor commits himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the fatherless. 15 Break the arm of the wicked and the evildoer,
Seek out his wickedness until You find none.
16 The LORD is King for ever and ever; the Gentiles are perished out of his land.



Cross References

Psalm 37:17

For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous.

2 Kings 21:12-15

therefore, thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Behold, I am bringing such evil upon Jerusalem and Judah, that whoever hears of it, both his ears shall tingle.

Job 38:15

but the light of the wicked is taken from them, and the high arm is broken.

Psalm 3:7

Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God, for thou hast smitten all mine enemies upon the jawbone; thou hast broken the teeth of the ungodly.

Psalm 7:9

Let wickedness consume the wicked; but establish the just: for the righteous God is he who tries the hearts and kidneys.

Jeremiah 2:34

Even in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the poor innocents; thou didst not find them in any trespass, but by all these things.

Ezekiel 23:48

Thus will I cause the lust to cease out of the land that all women may be taught not to do after your lewdness.

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 with medicine, to bind it that it might be made whole, to make it strong to hold the sword.

Zephaniah 1:12

And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will search Jerusalem with lamps and make a visitation upon the men that are settled on their lees, that say in their heart, The LORD will not do good, neither will he do evil.

Zechariah 11:17

Woe to the useless pastor that leaves the flock! the sword shall be upon his arm and upon his right eye; his arm shall be completely dried up, and his right eye shall be utterly darkened.

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