Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 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 pay attention to living a life of integrity when will I attain it? I will live with integrity of heart in my house. 3 I will not even think about doing anything lawless; I hate to do evil deeds; I will have none of it. 4 I will not allow anyone with a perverted mind in my presence; I will not be involved with anything evil.


Cross References

Psalm 40:4

How blessed is that strong person who places his trust in the LORD, and who has not acknowledged the proud nor resorted to lies.

Deuteronomy 15:9

Be careful not to think this wicked thought to yourselves: "The seventh year, the year of remission, is drawing near,' and you show ill will toward your poor relative and not give to him. He may then call to the LORD on account of you, and you will be guilty of sin.

Joshua 23:6

Stand very strong, then, so you can obey and carry out everything written in the Book of the Law of Moses, turning neither to the right nor to the left of it.

1 Samuel 12:20-21

Samuel told all the people, "Don't be afraid. You have done all this evil. Yet don't turn aside from following the LORD, but serve the LORD with all your heart.

2 Samuel 11:2-3

Late one afternoon about dusk, David got up from his couch and was walking around on the roof of the royal palace. From there he watched a woman taking a bath, and she was very beautiful to look at.

Job 31:1

"I made a covenant with my eyes; how, then, can I focus my attention on a virgin?

Exodus 20:17

"You are not to desire your neighbor's house, nor your neighbor's wife, his male or female servant, his ox, his donkey, nor anything else that pertains to your neighbor."

Exodus 32:8

They have been quick to turn aside from the way I commanded them, and they have made for themselves a molten calf. They have bowed down to it in worship, they have offered sacrifices to it, and they have said, "This, Israel, is your god who brought you out of the land of Egypt.'"

Deuteronomy 13:17

Moreover, you must never take any item from those condemned things, so the LORD may yet relent from his burning anger and extend compassion, have mercy, and cause you to increase in number as he promised by an oath to your ancestors

1 Samuel 15:11

"I regret that I made Saul king, because he has turned away from following me and has not carried out my commands." Samuel was angry, and he cried out to the LORD all night.

1 Kings 21:2-29

Ahab addressed Naboth and asked him, "I would like to plant a vegetable garden near my house. Please exchange your vineyard with a better one from me, or if you'd rather have cash, I'll buy it for its full value."

Psalm 14:3

All have turned away, together they have become corrupt; no one practices what is good, not even one.

Psalm 18:20-23

The LORD will reward me because I am righteous; because my hands are clean he will restore me;

Psalm 26:4-5

I do not sit with those committed to what is false, nor do I travel with hypocrites.

Psalm 36:3

The words from his mouth are vain and deceptive. He has abandoned behaving wisely and doing good.

Psalm 39:1

I told myself, "I will keep watch over my tongue to keep from sinning. I will muzzle my mouth when the wicked are around."

Psalm 78:41

They tested God again and again, provoking the Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 78:57

They fell away and were as disloyal as their ancestors. They became unreliable, like a defective bow;

Psalm 97:10

Hate evil, you who love the LORD! He guards the lives of those who love him, delivering them from domination by the wicked.

Psalm 119:37

Turn my eyes away from gazing at worthless things, and revive me by your ways.

Psalm 119:113

I despise the double-minded, but I love your instruction.

Psalm 125:5

But for those who choose their own devious paths, the LORD will lead them away, along with those who practice evil. Peace be upon Israel. A Song of Ascents

Proverbs 6:25

Do not focus on her beauty in your mind, nor allow her to take you prisoner with her flirting eyes,

Proverbs 23:31-35

Don't stare into red wine, when it sparkles in the cup and goes down smoothly.

Ecclesiastes 6:9

It is better to focus on what you can see than to meander after your self-interest; this also is pointless and a chasing after wind.

Isaiah 30:11

get out of the way, turn aside from the path, and stop confronting us with the Holy One of Israel."

Isaiah 33:15

The one who walks righteously and has spoken sincere words, who rejects gain from extortion and waves his hand, rejecting bribes, who blocks his ears from hearing plots of murder and shuts his eyes against seeing evil

Jeremiah 22:17

But your eyes and heart are on nothing but your dishonest gain, shedding the blood of innocent people, and practicing oppression and extortion."

Hosea 7:6-7

For they have stirred up themselves like an oven as they lie in ambush. Their baker sleeps through the night; in the morning, the oven will be blazing like a fire.

Micah 2:2

They covet fields and seize them; they covet houses, and grab them, too. They harass the valiant man, along with his household, an individual and his estate.

Zephaniah 1:5-6

I'll wipe out those who worship the stars that they view from their housetops, those who bow down and swear to the LORD and who also swear by Milcom,

Matthew 5:28

But I say to you, anyone who stares at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Romans 12:9

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

Galatians 4:9

But now that you know God, or rather have been known by God, how can you turn back again to those powerless and bankrupt basic principles? Why do you want to become their slaves all over again?

Hebrews 10:39

Now, we do not belong to those who turn back and are destroyed, but to those who have faith and are saved.

James 1:13-15

When someone is tempted, he should not say, "I am being tempted by God," because God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone.

2 Peter 2:21

It would have been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness than to know it and turn their backs on the holy commandment that was committed to them.

1 John 2:19

They left us, but they were not part of us, for if they had been part of us, they would have stayed with us. Their leaving made it clear that none of them was really part of us.

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