Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I will set no worthless thing before my eyes; I hate the work of those who fall away; It shall not fasten its grip on me.

King James Version

I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.

Holman Bible

I will not set anything worthless before my eyes.
I hate the practice of transgression;
it will not cling to me.

International Standard Version

I will not even think about doing anything lawless; I hate to do evil deeds; I will have none of it.

A Conservative Version

I will set no base thing before my eyes. I hate the work of those who turn aside. It shall not cleave to me.

American Standard Version

I will set no base thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; It shall not cleave unto me.

Amplified

I will set no base or wicked thing before my eyes. I hate the work of them who turn aside [from the right path]; it shall not grasp hold of me.

Darby Translation

I will set no thing of Belial before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I will set nothing of Belial before my eyes: I hate the work of those that betray; it shall not cleave to me.

Julia Smith Translation

I will not set a word of Belial before mine eyes: I hated him doing transgressions; he shall not cleave to me.

King James 2000

I will set no wicked thing before my eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I will not set before my eyes any wicked thing. I hate the work of those who fall away; it will not cling to me.

Modern King James verseion

I will set no wicked thing before my eyes. I have hated the work of those who turn aside; it shall not hold on to me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will take no wicked thing in hand. I hate the sin of unfaithfulness; it shall not cleave unto me.

NET Bible

I will not even consider doing what is dishonest. I hate doing evil; I will have no part of it.

New Heart English Bible

I will set no vile thing before my eyes. I hate the deeds of faithless men. They will not cling to me.

The Emphasized Bible

I will not set before mine eyes, a vile thing, - The doing of them who fall away, I hate, It shall not cleave unto me;

Webster

I will set no wicked thing before my eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.

World English Bible

I will set no vile thing before my eyes. I hate the deeds of faithless men. They will not cling to me.

Youngs Literal Translation

I set not before mine eyes a worthless thing, The work of those turning aside I have hated, It adhereth not to me.

References

Context Readings

A Vow Of Integrity

2 I will give heed to the blameless way When will You come to me? I will walk within my house in the integrity of my heart. 3 I will set no worthless thing before my eyes; I hate the work of those who fall away; It shall not fasten its grip on me. 4 A perverse heart shall depart from me; I will know no evil.


Cross References

Psalm 40:4

How blessed is the man who has made the LORD his trust, And has not turned to the proud, nor to those who lapse into falsehood.

Deuteronomy 15:9

"Beware that there is no base thought in your heart, saying, 'The seventh year, the year of remission, is near,' and your eye is hostile toward your poor brother, and you give him nothing; then he may cry to the LORD against you, and it will be a sin in you.

Joshua 23:6

"Be very firm, then, to keep and do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, so that you may not turn aside from it to the right hand or to the left,

1 Samuel 12:20-21

Samuel said to the people, "Do not fear. You have committed all this evil, yet do not turn aside from following the LORD, but serve the LORD with all your heart.

2 Samuel 11:2-3

Now when evening came David arose from his bed and walked around on the roof of the king's house, and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful in appearance.

Job 31:1

"I have made a covenant with my eyes; How then could I gaze at a virgin?

Exodus 20:17

"You shall not covet your neighbor's house; you shall not covet your neighbor's wife or his male servant or his female servant or his ox or his donkey or anything that belongs to your neighbor."

Exodus 32:8

"They have quickly turned aside from the way which I commanded them. They have made for themselves a molten calf, and have worshiped it and have sacrificed to it and said, 'This is your god, O Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt!'"

Deuteronomy 13:17

"Nothing from that which is put under the ban shall cling to your hand, in order that the LORD may turn from His burning anger and show mercy to you, and have compassion on you and make you increase, just as He has sworn to your fathers,

1 Samuel 15:11

"I regret that I have made Saul king, for he has turned back from following Me and has not carried out My commands " And Samuel was distressed and cried out to the LORD all night.

1 Kings 21:2-29

Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, "Give me your vineyard, that I may have it for a vegetable garden because it is close beside my house, and I will give you a better vineyard than it in its place; if you like, I will give you the price of it in money."

Psalm 14:3

They have all turned aside, together they have become corrupt; There is no one who does good, not even one.

Psalm 18:20-23

The LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness; According to the cleanness of my hands He has recompensed me.

Psalm 26:4-5

I do not sit with deceitful men, Nor will I go with pretenders.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit; He has ceased to be wise and to do good.

Psalm 39:1

I said, "I will guard my ways That I may not sin with my tongue; I will guard my mouth as with a muzzle While the wicked are in my presence."

Psalm 78:41

Again and again they tempted God, And pained the Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 78:57

But turned back and acted treacherously like their fathers; They turned aside like a treacherous bow.

Psalm 97:10

Hate evil, you who love the LORD, Who preserves the souls of His godly ones; He delivers them from the hand of the wicked.

Psalm 119:37

Turn away my eyes from looking at vanity, And revive me in Your ways.

Psalm 119:113

I hate those who are double-minded, But I love Your law.

Psalm 125:5

But as for those who turn aside to their crooked ways, The LORD will lead them away with the doers of iniquity Peace be upon Israel.

Proverbs 6:25

Do not desire her beauty in your heart, Nor let her capture you with her eyelids.

Proverbs 23:31-35

Do not look on the wine when it is red, When it sparkles in the cup, When it goes down smoothly;

Ecclesiastes 6:9

What the eyes see is better than what the soul desires This too is futility and a striving after wind.

Isaiah 30:11

"Get out of the way, turn aside from the path, Let us hear no more about the Holy One of Israel."

Isaiah 33:15

He who walks righteously and speaks with sincerity, He who rejects unjust gain And shakes his hands so that they hold no bribe; He who stops his ears from hearing about bloodshed And shuts his eyes from looking upon evil;

Jeremiah 22:17

"But your eyes and your heart Are intent only upon your own dishonest gain, And on shedding innocent blood And on practicing oppression and extortion."

Hosea 7:6-7

For their hearts are like an oven As they approach their plotting; Their anger smolders all night, In the morning it burns like a flaming fire.

Micah 2:2

They covet fields and then seize them, And houses, and take them away They rob a man and his house, A man and his inheritance.

Zephaniah 1:5-6

"And those who bow down on the housetops to the host of heaven, And those who bow down and swear to the LORD and yet swear by Milcom,

Matthew 5:28

but I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Romans 12:9

Let love be without hypocrisy Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.

Galatians 4:9

But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how is it that you turn back again to the weak and worthless elemental things, to which you desire to be enslaved all over again?

Hebrews 10:39

But we are not of those who shrink back to destruction, but of those who have faith to the preserving of the soul.

James 1:13-15

Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am being tempted by God"; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone.

2 Peter 2:21

For it would be better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than having known it, to turn away from the holy commandment handed on to them.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they were not really of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out, so that it would be shown that they all are not of us.

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