Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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.

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 merciful and gracious, slow to anger and plenteous in mercy and loving-kindness. 9 He will not always chide or be contending, neither will He keep His anger forever or hold a grudge. 10 He has not dealt with us after our sins nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.


Cross References

Psalm 30:5

For His anger is but for a moment, but His favor is for a lifetime or in His favor is life. Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.

Isaiah 57:16

For I will not contend forever, neither will I be angry always, for [if I did stay angry] the spirit [of man] would faint and be consumed before Me, and [My purpose in] creating the souls of men would be frustrated.

Jeremiah 3:5

Will He retain His anger forever? Will He keep it to the end? Behold, you have so spoken, but you have done all the evil things you could and have had your way and have carried them through.

Jeremiah 3:12

Go and proclaim these words toward the north [where the ten tribes have been taken as captives] and say, Return, faithless Israel, says the Lord, and I will not cause My countenance to fall and look in anger upon you, for I am merciful, says the Lord; I will not keep My anger forever.

Micah 7:18-19

Who is a God like You, Who forgives iniquity and passes over the transgression of the remnant of His heritage? He retains not His anger forever, because He delights in mercy and loving-kindness.

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