Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He will not always strive with us, Nor will He keep His anger forever.

King James Version

He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger for ever.

Holman Bible

He will not always accuse us
or be angry forever.

International Standard Version

He does not maintain a dispute continuously or remain angry for all time.

A Conservative Version

He will not always chide, nor will he keep [it] forever.

American Standard Version

He will not always chide; Neither will he keep his anger for ever.

Amplified

He will not always chide or be contending, neither will He keep His anger forever or hold a grudge.

Bible in Basic English

His feeling will no longer be bitter; he will not keep his wrath for ever.

Darby Translation

He will not always chide, neither will he keep his anger for ever.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He will not always chide, neither will he keep his anger for ever.

Julia Smith Translation

He will not contend forever; he will not keep forever.

King James 2000

He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He does not dispute continually, nor keep [his anger] forever.

Modern King James verseion

He will not always chasten, nor will He keep His anger forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He will not alwayS be chiding, neither keepeth he his anger forever.

NET Bible

He does not always accuse, and does not stay angry.

New Heart English Bible

He will not always accuse; neither will he stay angry forever.

The Emphasized Bible

Not perpetually, will he contend, Nor age-abidingly, retain anger;

Webster

He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger for ever.

World English Bible

He will not always accuse; neither will he stay angry forever.

Youngs Literal Translation

Not for ever doth He strive, Nor to the age doth He watch.

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Forgiving God

8 The LORD is compassionate and gracious, Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness. 9 He will not always strive with us, Nor will He keep His anger forever. 10 He has not dealt with us according to our sins, Nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.


Cross References

Psalm 30:5

For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for a lifetime; Weeping may last for the night, But a shout of joy comes in the morning.

Isaiah 57:16

"For I will not contend forever, Nor will I always be angry; For the spirit would grow faint before Me, And the breath of those whom I have made.

Jeremiah 3:5

'Will He be angry forever? Will He be indignant to the end?' Behold, you have spoken And have done evil things, And you have had your way."

Jeremiah 3:12

"Go and proclaim these words toward the north and say, 'Return, faithless Israel,' declares the LORD; 'I will not look upon you in anger For I am gracious,' declares the LORD; 'I will not be angry forever.

Micah 7:18-19

Who is a God like You, who pardons iniquity And passes over the rebellious act of the remnant of His possession? He does not retain His anger forever, Because He delights in unchanging love.

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