Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A perverse heart shall depart from me;
I will know no evil.

King James Version

A froward heart shall depart from me: I will not know a wicked person.

Holman Bible

A devious heart will be far from me;
I will not be involved with evil.

International Standard Version

I will not allow anyone with a perverted mind in my presence; I will not be involved with anything evil.

A Conservative Version

A perverse heart shall depart from me. I will know no evil thing.

American Standard Version

A perverse heart shall depart from me: I will know no evil thing.

Amplified


A perverse heart shall depart from me;
I will not tolerate evil.

Darby Translation

A perverse heart shall depart from me; I will not know evil.

Julia Smith Translation

A heart of oppression shall depart from me: I shall not know evil.

King James 2000

A perverse heart shall depart from me: I will not know a wicked person.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A perverse heart will depart from me; I will not know evil.

Modern King James verseion

A perverse heart will depart from me; I will not know the wicked.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A froward heart shall depart from me; I will not know a wicked person.

NET Bible

I will have nothing to do with a perverse person; I will not permit evil.

New Heart English Bible

A perverse heart will be far from me. I will have nothing to do with evil.

The Emphasized Bible

A perverse heart, shall depart from me, A maker of mischief, will I not acknowledge;

Webster

A froward heart shall depart from me: I will not know a wicked person.

World English Bible

A perverse heart will be far from me. I will have nothing to do with evil.

Youngs Literal Translation

A perverse heart turneth aside from me, Wickedness I know not.

References

Context Readings

A Vow Of Integrity

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.
5 Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him I will destroy;
No one who has a haughty look and an arrogant heart will I endure.


Cross References

Proverbs 11:20

The perverse in heart are an abomination to the Lord,
But the blameless in their walk are His delight.

Psalm 6:8

Depart from me, all you who do iniquity,
For the Lord has heard the voice of my weeping.

Psalm 119:115

Depart from me, evildoers,
That I may observe the commandments of my God.

Proverbs 2:12-15

To deliver you from the way of evil,
From the man who speaks perverse things;

Proverbs 3:32

For the devious are an abomination to the Lord;
But He is intimate with the upright.

Proverbs 8:13

“The fear of the Lord is to hate evil;
Pride and arrogance and the evil way
And the perverted mouth, I hate.

Proverbs 9:6

Forsake your folly and live,
And proceed in the way of understanding.”

Proverbs 22:24

Do not associate with a man given to anger;
Or go with a hot-tempered man,

Matthew 7:23

And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness.’

2 Corinthians 6:14-16

Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness?

2 Corinthians 11:33

and I was let down in a basket through a window in the wall, and so escaped his hands.

2 Timothy 2:19

Nevertheless, the firm foundation of God stands, having this seal, “The Lord knows those who are His,” and, “Everyone who names the name of the Lord is to abstain from wickedness.”

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