Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 worthless or wicked thing before my eyes.
I hate the practice of those who fall away [from the right path];
It will 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.

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 behave myself wisely in a perfect way. O when will thou come to me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart. 3 I will set no base thing before my eyes. I hate the work of those who turn aside. It shall not cleave to me. 4 A perverse heart shall depart from me. I will know no evil thing.


Cross References

Psalm 40:4

Blessed is the man who makes LORD his trust, and respects not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

Deuteronomy 15:9

Beware that there not be a base thought in thy heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand, and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou give him nothing, and he cry to LORD against thee, and it be

Joshua 23:6

Therefore be ye very courageous to keep and to do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, that ye not turn aside therefrom to the right hand or to the left;

1 Samuel 12:20-21

And Samuel said to the people, Fear not. Ye have indeed done all this evil, yet turn not aside from following LORD, but serve LORD with all your heart.

2 Samuel 11:2-3

And it came to pass at evening, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king's house. And from the roof he saw a woman bathing, and the woman was very beautiful to look upon.

Job 31:1

I made a covenant with my eyes. How then should I look upon a virgin?

Exodus 20:17

Thou shall not covet thy neighbor's house. Thou shall not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is thy neighbor's.

Exodus 32:8

They have turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded them. They have made for them a molten calf, and have worshipped it, and have sacrificed to it, and said, These are thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of th

Deuteronomy 13:17

And nothing of the devoted thing shall cling to thy hand, that LORD may turn from the fierceness of his anger, and show thee mercy, and have compassion upon thee, and multiply thee, as he has sworn to thy fathers,

1 Samuel 15:11

I regret that I have set up Saul to be king, for he has turned back from following me, and has not performed my commandments. And Samuel was angry, and he cried out to LORD all night.

1 Kings 21:2-29

And Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying, Give me thy vineyard that I may have it for a garden of herbs because it is near to my house. And I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it, or, if it seem good to thee, I will give thee th

Psalm 14:3

They are all gone aside. They are together become filthy. There is none who does good, no, not one.

Psalm 18:20-23

LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness. According to the cleanness of my hands he has recompensed me.

Psalm 26:4-5

I have not sat with men of falsehood, nor will I go in with dissemblers.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit. He has ceased to be wise [and] to do good.

Psalm 39:1

I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue. I will keep my mouth with a bridle while the wicked man is before me.

Psalm 78:41

And they turned again and challenged God, and provoked the Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 78:57

but turned back, and dealt treacherously like their fathers. They were turned aside like a deceitful bow.

Psalm 97:10

O ye who love LORD, hate evil. He preserves the souls of his sanctified. He delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.

Psalm 119:37

Turn away my eyes from beholding vanity, and enliven me in thy ways.

Psalm 119:113

I hate those who are of a double mind, but I love thy law.

Psalm 125:5

But as for such as turn aside to their crooked ways, LORD will lead them forth with the workers of iniquity. Peace be upon Israel.

Proverbs 6:25

Do not lust after her beauty in thy heart, nor let her take thee with her eyelids.

Proverbs 6:25-35

Do not lust after her beauty in thy heart, nor let her take thee with her eyelids.

Ecclesiastes 6:9

Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire. This also is vanity and a striving after wind.

Isaiah 30:11

You get out of the way. Turn aside out of the path. Cause the Holy One of Israel to cease from before us.

Isaiah 33:15

He who walks righteously, and speaks uprightly. He who despises the gain of oppressions, who shakes his hands from taking a bribe, who stops his ears from hearing of blood, and shuts his eyes from looking upon evil.

Jeremiah 22:17

But thine eyes and thy heart are not but for thy covetousness, and for shedding innocent blood, and for oppression, and for violence, to do it.

Hosea 7:6-7

For they have made their heart ready like an oven, while they lay in wait. Their baker sleeps all the night. In the morning it burns as a flaming fire.

Micah 2:2

And they covet fields, and seize them, and houses, and take them away. And they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.

Zephaniah 1:5-6

and those who worship the host of heaven upon the housetops, and those who worship, who swear to LORD and swear by Malcam,

Matthew 5:28

But I say to you, that every man who looks on a woman to crave her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Romans 12:9

Love without hypocrisy, abhorring what is evil, clinging to what is good,

Galatians 4:9

but now knowing God, but rather being known by God, how is it ye turn again to the weak and destitute elements to which ye desire again to be in bondage anew?

Hebrews 10:39

But we are not of retreat for destruction, but of faith for the preservation of the soul.

James 1:13-15

Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted by God, for God is without temptation of evils, and he himself tempts no man.

2 Peter 2:21

For it were better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than having knowing it, to turn back from the holy commandment delivered to them.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they were not of us. For if they were of us, they would have continued with us, but--so that they might be made known, that they are not all of us.

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