Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 When thou shalt come unto me, I will walk in the way of perfection and understand. I will walk in the midst of my house in the perfection of my heart. 3 I will set nothing of Belial before my eyes: I hate the work of those that betray; it shall not cleave to me. 4 A perverse heart shall depart from me; I will not know a wicked person.


Cross References

Psalm 40:4

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

Deuteronomy 15:9

Keep thyself that there not be a thought of Belial in thy heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother to give him nothing; for he shall cry unto the LORD against thee, and it shall be a sin unto thee.

Joshua 23:6

Be ye therefore very courageous to keep and to do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses without turning aside to the right hand or to the left

1 Samuel 12:20-21

And Samuel said unto the people, Do not fear. Ye have done all this wickedness, yet do not turn aside from following the LORD, but serve the LORD with all your heart;

2 Samuel 11:2-3

And it came to pass one 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 washing herself, and the woman was very beautiful to look upon.

Job 31:1

I made a covenant with my eyes; why then should I look upon a maid?

Exodus 20:17

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manslave, nor his maidslave, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.

Exodus 32:8

They have turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded them; they have made themselves a molten calf and have worshipped it and have sacrificed unto it and said, These are thy gods, O Israel, which have brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 13:17

And none of the anathema shall cleave to thine hand that the 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 unto thy fathers,

1 Samuel 15:11

It grieves me that I have set up Saul to be king, for he has turned back from following me and has not performed my commandments. And it incensed Samuel, and he cried unto the LORD all night.

1 Kings 21:2-29

And Ahab spoke unto Naboth, saying, Give me thy vineyard that I may have it for a garden of herbs because it is next to my house, and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; or if it seems good unto thee, I will give thee the worth of it in money.

Psalm 14:3

They are all gone aside, they are all together become filthy: there is no one that does good, no, not one.

Psalm 18:20-23

The LORD will reward me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands he shall recompense me.

Psalm 26:4-5

I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with hypocrites.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit; he has left off 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 bit while the wicked is against me.

Psalm 78:41

And they turned back and tempted God and limited the Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 78:57

But turned back and rebelled like their fathers; they became like a deceitful bow.

Psalm 97:10

Ye that love the LORD are to hate evil; he preserves the souls of his saints; he delivers them out of the hand of the wicked.

Psalm 119:37

Turn away my eyes from beholding vanity, and cause me to live in thy way.

Psalm 119:113

SAMECH. I hate vain thoughts; but I love thy law.

Psalm 125:5

As for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, the LORD shall take them away with the workers of iniquity; and peace shall be upon Israel.

Proverbs 6:25

Lust not after her beauty in thine heart, neither let her take thee with her eyes.

Proverbs 23:31-35

Do not look upon the wine when it is red, when it gives its colour in the cup, it goes down smoothly.

Ecclesiastes 6:9

It is better to enjoy the good that is present than the wandering of desire; this is also vanity and vexation of spirit.

Isaiah 30:11

Get you out of the way, turn aside out of the path, cause the Holy One of Israel to leave our presence.

Isaiah 33:15

He that walks in righteousness, he that speaks uprightly; he that despises the gain of violence, he that shakes his hands from receiving bribes; he that stops his ears to not hear of blood; he who shuts his eyes to not see evil;

Jeremiah 22:17

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

Hosea 7:6-7

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

Micah 2:2

And they coveted fields and stole them, and houses and took them away; so they oppressed the man and his house, even the man and his heritage.

Zephaniah 1:5-6

and those that worship the host of heaven upon the housetops and those that worship swearing by the LORD and by their king

Matthew 5:28

but I say unto you, That whosoever looks on a woman to lust after her has committed adultery with her already in his heart.

Romans 12:9

Let love be without dissimulation, abhorring that which is evil, causing you to come unto that which is good;

Galatians 4:9

But now, having known God, or rather being known of God, how do ye turn again to the weak and beggarly elements, in which ye desire again to be in slavery?

Hebrews 10:39

But we are not of those who draw back unto perdition, but faithful unto the saving of the soul.

James 1:13-15

Let no one say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God; for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither does he tempt anyone:

2 Peter 2:21

For it would have been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn back from the holy commandment delivered unto them.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us; but this happened that it might be made manifest that they were not all of us.

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