Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

I will destroy anyone
who secretly slanders his neighbor;
I cannot tolerate anyone
with haughty eyes or an arrogant heart.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Whoso privily slandereth his neighbour, him will I cut off: him that hath an high look and a proud heart will not I suffer.

International Standard Version

I will destroy the one who secretly slanders a friend. I will not allow the proud and haughty to prevail.

A Conservative Version

He who slanders his neighbor secretly, him I will destroy. He who has a high look and a proud heart I will not endure.

American Standard Version

Whoso privily slandereth his neighbor, him will I destroy: Him that hath a high look and a proud heart will I not suffer.

Amplified

Whoso privily slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off [from me]; he who has a haughty look and a proud and arrogant heart I cannot and I will not tolerate.

Darby Translation

Whoso secretly slandereth his neighbour, him will I destroy; him that hath a high look and a proud heart will I not suffer.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Whosoever secretly slanders his neighbour, I will cut off; he that has a high look and a proud heart I will not suffer.

Julia Smith Translation

Slandering his neighbor in secret, him will I cut off: him being lofty of eyes and broad of heart, with him I will not eat

King James 2000

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off: he that has a haughty look and a proud heart will I not endure.

Lexham Expanded Bible

One who slanders his neighbor in secret, him I will destroy. [One] haughty of eyes and {arrogant} of heart, him I will not endure.

Modern King James verseion

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, I will cut him off; him who has a high look and a proud heart, I will not allow.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Who so privily slandereth his neighbour, him will I destroy. Whoso hath also a proud look and high stomach, I will not suffer him.

NET Bible

I will destroy anyone who slanders his neighbor in secret. I will not tolerate anyone who has a cocky demeanor and an arrogant attitude.

New Heart English Bible

I will silence whoever secretly slanders his neighbor. I won't tolerate one who is haughty and conceited.

The Emphasized Bible

He that uttereth slander in secret against his friend, him, will I root out; One of lofty eyes, and of an ambitious heart, him shall I not be able to endure.

Webster

Whoever privily slandereth his neighbor, him will I cut off: him that hath a high look and a proud heart I will not suffer.

World English Bible

I will silence whoever secretly slanders his neighbor. I won't tolerate one who is haughty and conceited.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso slandereth in secret his neighbour, Him I cut off, The high of eyes and proud of heart, him I endure not.

References

Context Readings

A Vow Of Integrity

4 A devious heart will be far from me;
I will not be involved with evil.
5 I will destroy anyone
who secretly slanders his neighbor;
I cannot tolerate anyone
with haughty eyes or an arrogant heart.
6 My eyes favor the faithful of the land
so that they may sit down with me.
The one who follows the way of integrity
may serve me.


Cross References

Psalm 18:27

For You rescue an afflicted people,
but You humble those with haughty eyes.

Psalm 50:20

You sit, maligning your brother,
slandering your mother’s son.

Psalm 15:3

who does not slander with his tongue,
who does not harm his friend
or discredit his neighbor,

Proverbs 30:13

There is a generation—how haughty its eyes
and pretentious its looks.

Exodus 20:16

Do not give false testimony against your neighbor.

Exodus 23:1

“You must not spread a false report. Do not join the wicked to be a malicious witness.

Leviticus 19:16

You must not go about spreading slander among your people; you must not jeopardize your neighbor’s life; I am Yahweh.

1 Samuel 2:3

Do not boast so proudly,
or let arrogant words come out of your mouth,
for the Lord is a God of knowledge,
and actions are weighed by Him.

Job 40:11-12

Unleash your raging anger;
look on every proud person and humiliate him.

Psalm 10:2-4

In arrogance the wicked relentlessly pursue the afflicted;
let them be caught in the schemes they have devised.

Psalm 138:6

Though the Lord is exalted,
He takes note of the humble;
but He knows the haughty from a distance.

Proverbs 6:16-19

The Lord hates six things;
in fact, seven are detestable to Him:

Proverbs 10:18

The one who conceals hatred has lying lips,
and whoever spreads slander is a fool.

Proverbs 20:19

The one who reveals secrets is a constant gossip;
avoid someone with a big mouth.

Proverbs 25:23

The north wind produces rain,
and a backbiting tongue, angry looks.

Isaiah 2:11

Human pride will be humbled,
and the loftiness of men will be brought low;
the Lord alone will be exalted on that day.

Ezekiel 22:9

There are men within you who slander in order to shed blood. People who live in you eat at the mountain shrines; they commit immoral acts within you.

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt, and glorify the King of heaven, because all His works are true and His ways are just. He is able to humble those who walk in pride.

Obadiah 1:3-4

Your presumptuous heart has deceived you,
you who live in clefts of the rock
in your home on the heights,
who say to yourself,
“Who can bring me down to the ground?”

Luke 18:14

I tell you, this one went down to his house justified rather than the other; because everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted.”

1 Corinthians 5:11

But now I am writing you not to associate with anyone who claims to be a believer who is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or verbally abusive, a drunkard or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person.

1 Timothy 3:11

Wives, too, must be worthy of respect, not slanderers, self-controlled, faithful in everything.

Titus 2:3

In the same way, older women are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not addicted to much wine. They are to teach what is good,

1 Peter 5:5-6

In the same way, you younger men, be subject to the elders. And all of you clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, becauseGod resists the proud
but gives grace to the humble.

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