Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

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.

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 merciful; he is patient and demonstrates great loyal love. 9 He does not always accuse, and does not stay angry. 10 He does not deal with us as our sins deserve; he does not repay us as our misdeeds deserve.


Cross References

Psalm 30:5

For his anger lasts only a brief moment, and his good favor restores one's life. One may experience sorrow during the night, but joy arrives in the morning.

Isaiah 57:16

For I will not be hostile forever or perpetually angry, for then man's spirit would grow faint before me, the life-giving breath I created.

Jeremiah 3:5

You will not always be angry with me, will you? You will not be mad at me forever, will you?' That is what you say, but you continually do all the evil that you can."

Jeremiah 3:12

"Go and shout this message to my people in the countries in the north. Tell them, 'Come back to me, wayward Israel,' says the Lord. 'I will not continue to look on you with displeasure. For I am merciful,' says the Lord. 'I will not be angry with you forever.

Micah 7:18-19

There is no other God like you! You forgive sin and pardon the rebellion of those who remain among your people. You do not remain angry forever, but delight in showing loyal love.

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