Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 behave myself wisely in a perfect way. When wilt thou come unto me? I will walk within my house in the integrity of my heart. 3 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. 4 A perverse heart shall depart from me; I will not know evil.


Cross References

Psalm 40:4

Blessed is the man that hath made Jehovah his confidence, and turneth not to the proud, and to such as turn aside to lies.

Deuteronomy 15:9

Beware that there be not a wicked 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 givest him nought; and he cry against thee to Jehovah, and it be sin in thee.

Joshua 23:6

And be ye very courageous to keep and to do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, that ye turn not 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 done all this wickedness; yet turn not aside from following Jehovah, and serve Jehovah with all your heart;

2 Samuel 11:2-3

And it came to pass at evening time that David arose from off his couch, 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;

Job 31:1

I made a covenant with mine eyes; and how should I fix my regard upon a maid?

Exodus 20:17

Thou shalt not desire thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not desire thy neighbour's wife, nor his bondman, nor his handmaid, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbour's.

Exodus 32:8

They have turned aside quickly out of the way that I commanded them: they have made themselves a molten calf, and have bowed down to it, and have sacrificed thereunto, and said, This is thy god, Israel, who has brought thee up out of the land of Egypt!

Deuteronomy 13:17

And thou shalt not let anything cleave to thy hand of the devoted thing; that Jehovah may turn from the fierceness of his anger, and shew thee mercy, and have compassion upon thee, and multiply thee, as he hath sworn unto thy fathers;

1 Samuel 15:11

It repenteth me that I have set up Saul to be king; for he is turned away from following me, and hath not fulfilled my words. And Samuel was much grieved; and he cried to Jehovah 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, for it is near, by the side of my house; and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; if it seem good to thee, I will give thee its value in money.

Psalm 14:3

They have all gone aside, they are together become corrupt: there is none that doeth good, not even one.

Psalm 18:20-23

Jehovah hath rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.

Psalm 26:4-5

I have not sat with vain persons, neither have I gone in with dissemblers;

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, to do good.

Psalm 39:1

{To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.} I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a muzzle, while the wicked is before me.

Psalm 78:41

And they turned again and tempted God, and grieved the Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 78:57

And they drew back and dealt treacherously like their fathers: they turned like a deceitful bow.

Psalm 97:10

Ye that love Jehovah, hate evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints, he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.

Psalm 119:37

Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; quicken me in thy way.

Psalm 119:113

SAMECH. The double-minded have I hated; but thy law do I love.

Psalm 125:5

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

Proverbs 6:25

Lust not after her beauty in thy heart, neither let her take thee with her eyelids;

Proverbs 23:31-35

Look not upon the wine when it is red, when it sparkleth in the cup, and goeth down smoothly:

Ecclesiastes 6:9

Better is the seeing of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this also is vanity and pursuit of the wind.

Isaiah 30:11

get you 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 that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from taking hold of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil:

Jeremiah 22:17

But thine eyes and thy heart are only on thine extortion, and on the blood of the innocent, to shed it, and on oppression and on violence, to do it.

Hosea 7:6-7

For they have applied their heart like an oven to their lying in wait: their baker sleepeth all the night; in the morning it burneth like a flaming fire.

Micah 2:2

And they covet fields, and take them by violence; 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 them that bow down to the host of the heavens upon the housetops; and them that bow down to Jehovah, that swear by him, and swear by Malcham;

Matthew 5:28

But I say unto you, that every one who looks upon a woman to lust after her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Romans 12:9

Let love be unfeigned; abhorring evil; cleaving to good:

Galatians 4:9

but now, knowing God, but rather being known by God, how do ye turn again to the weak and beggarly principles to which ye desire to be again anew in bondage?

Hebrews 10:39

But we are not drawers back to perdition, but of faith to saving the soul.

James 1:13-15

Let no man, being tempted, say, I am tempted of God. For God cannot be tempted by evil things, and himself tempts no one.

2 Peter 2:21

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

1 John 2:19

They went out from among us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have surely remained with us, but that they might be made manifest that none are of us.

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