Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But he clothed himself with cursing as with his garment, And it entered into his body like water And like oil into his bones.

King James Version

As he clothed himself with cursing like as with his garment, so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones.

Holman Bible

He wore cursing like his coat- let it enter his body like water and go into his bones like oil.

International Standard Version

He wore curses like a garment may they enter his inner being like water and his bones like oil.

A Conservative Version

He also clothed himself with cursing as with his garment, and it came into his inward parts like water, and like oil into his bones.

American Standard Version

He clothed himself also with cursing as with his garment, And it came into his inward parts like water, And like oil into his bones.

Amplified

He clothed himself also with cursing as with his garment, and it seeped into his inward [life] like water, and like oil into his bones.

Bible in Basic English

He put on cursing like a robe, and it has come into his body like water, and into his bones like oil.

Darby Translation

And he clothed himself with cursing like his vestment; so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

As he clothed himself with the curse like as with his garment, and it entered into his bowels like water and like oil into his bones.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will put on cursing as his garment, and it shall come into his midst as water, and as oil into his bones.

King James 2000

As he clothed himself with cursing as with his garment, so let it come into his body like water, and like oil into his bones.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Because he wore a curse as his robe, let it enter {his body} like water, and into his bones like oil.

Modern King James verseion

As he clothed himself with cursing, as with his robe, so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He clothed himself with cursing like as with a raiment: yea it went into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones.

NET Bible

He made cursing a way of life, so curses poured into his stomach like water and seeped into his bones like oil.

New Heart English Bible

He clothed himself also with cursing as with his garment. It came into his inward parts like water, like oil into his bones.

The Emphasized Bible

Because he clothed himself in cursing as his outer garment, therefore may it have entered like water into his inward part, and like oil into his bones;

Webster

As he clothed himself with cursing like as with his garment, so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones.

World English Bible

He clothed himself also with cursing as with his garment. It came into his inward parts like water, like oil into his bones.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he putteth on reviling as his robe, And it cometh in as water into his midst, And as oil into his bones.

References

Context Readings

Prayer Against An Enemy

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. 19 Let it be to him as a garment with which he covers himself, And for a belt with which he constantly girds himself.


Cross References

Numbers 5:22

and this water that brings a curse shall go into your stomach, and make your abdomen swell and your thigh waste away." And the woman shall say, "Amen. Amen."

Psalm 73:6

Therefore pride is their necklace; The garment of violence covers them.

Numbers 5:27

'When he has made her drink the water, then it shall come about, if she has defiled herself and has been unfaithful to her husband, that the water which brings a curse will go into her and cause bitterness, and her abdomen will swell and her thigh will waste away, and the woman will become a curse among her people.

Job 20:12-16

"Though evil is sweet in his mouth And he hides it under his tongue,

Job 20:20-23

"Because he knew no quiet within him, He does not retain anything he desires.

Job 29:14

"I put on righteousness, and it clothed me; My justice was like a robe and a turban.

Matthew 26:24

"The Son of Man is to go, just as it is written of Him; but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good for that man if he had not been born."

Matthew 27:3-5

Then when Judas, who had betrayed Him, saw that He had been condemned, he felt remorse and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,

Acts 1:18

(Now this man acquired a field with the price of his wickedness, and falling headlong, he burst open in the middle and all his intestines gushed out.

Acts 1:25

to occupy this ministry and apostleship from which Judas turned aside to go to his own place."

Colossians 3:8

But now you also, put them all aside: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and abusive speech from your mouth.

Colossians 3:12

So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;

1 Peter 5:5

You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE.



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