Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 strive with us,
Nor will He keep His anger forever.

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.

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 Jehovah being compassionate and merciful, slow to anger and great of mercy. 9 He will not contend forever; he will not keep forever. 10 He did not to us according to our sins, and he did not recompense upon us according to our iniquities.


Cross References

Psalm 30:5

For a moment in his anger; life in his acceptance: weeping shall lodge in the evening, and rejoicing for the morning.

Isaiah 57:16

For not forever will I contend, and not to everlasting will I be angry: for the spirit will faint from before me, and the lives I made.

Jeremiah 3:5

Will he guard forever? if he will watch to the end? Behold, I spake, and wilt thou do evil, and shalt thou be able?

Jeremiah 3:12

Go and call these words to the north, and say, Turn back, O Israel, turning away, says Jehovah; I will not cause my face to fall upon you: for I am merciful, says Jehovah, I will not guard forever.

Micah 7:18-19

Who is God as thee, lifting up iniquity and passing by transgression to the remnant of his inheritance? he held not his anger forever for he delighted in mercy.

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