Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He also loved cursing, so it came to him; And he did not delight in blessing, so it was far from him.

King James Version

As he loved cursing, so let it come unto him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.

Holman Bible

He loved cursing-let it fall on him; he took no delight in blessing-let it be far from him.

International Standard Version

He loved to curse may his curses return upon him! He took no delight in blessing others so may blessings be far from him.

A Conservative Version

Yea, he loved cursing, and it came to him. And he did not delight in blessing, and it was far from him.

American Standard Version

Yea, he loved cursing, and it came unto him; And he delighted not in blessing, and it was far from him.

Amplified

Yes, he loved cursing, and it came [back] upon him; he delighted not in blessing, and it was far from him.

Bible in Basic English

As he took pleasure in cursing, so let it come on him; and as he had no delight in blessing, let it be far from him.

Darby Translation

And he loved cursing; so let it come unto him. And he delighted not in blessing; and let it be far from him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

As he loved the curse, so let it come unto him; as he delighted not in the blessing, so let it be far from him.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will love cursing, and it shall come to him: and he delighted not in praise, and it shall be far from him.

King James 2000

As he loved cursing, so let it come unto him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because he loved cursing, let it come [upon] him. Because he did not delight in blessing, let it be far from him.

Modern King James verseion

Yea, he loved cursing, so let it come to him; he delighted not in blessing, and it was far from him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

His delight was in cursing, and therefore shall it happen unto him; he loved not blessing, therefore shall it be far from him.

NET Bible

He loved to curse others, so those curses have come upon him. He had no desire to bless anyone, so he has experienced no blessings.

New Heart English Bible

Yes, he loved cursing, and it came to him. He did not delight in blessing, and it was far from him.

The Emphasized Bible

Because he loved cursing, May it have come upon him, Because he delighted not in blessing, May it have kept far from him;

Webster

As he loved cursing, so let it come to him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.

World English Bible

Yes, he loved cursing, and it came to him. He didn't delight in blessing, and it was far from him.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he loveth reviling, and it meeteth him, And he hath not delighted in blessing, And it is far from him.

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Prayer Against An Enemy

16 Because he did not remember to show lovingkindness, But persecuted the afflicted and needy man, And the despondent in heart, to put them to death. 17 He also loved cursing, so it came to him; And he did not delight in blessing, so it was far from him. 18 But he clothed himself with cursing as with his garment, And it entered into his body like water And like oil into his bones.


Cross References

Proverbs 14:14

The backslider in heart will have his fill of his own ways, But a good man will be satisfied with his.

Ezekiel 35:6

therefore as I live," declares the Lord GOD, "I will give you over to bloodshed, and bloodshed will pursue you; since you have not hated bloodshed, therefore bloodshed will pursue you.

Matthew 7:2

"For in the way you judge, you will be judged; and by your standard of measure, it will be measured to you.

Psalm 52:4-5

You love all words that devour, O deceitful tongue.

Psalm 59:12-13

On account of the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips, Let them even be caught in their pride, And on account of curses and lies which they utter.

2 Thessalonians 2:10-11

and with all the deception of wickedness for those who perish, because they did not receive the love of the truth so as to be saved.

Revelation 16:6

for they poured out the blood of saints and prophets, and You have given them blood to drink. They deserve it."

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