Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Let them curse, but You bless; When they arise, they shall be ashamed, But Your servant shall be glad.

King James Version

Let them curse, but bless thou: when they arise, let them be ashamed; but let thy servant rejoice.

Holman Bible

Though they curse, You will bless. When they rise up, they will be put to shame, but Your servant will rejoice.

International Standard Version

They will curse, but you will bless. When they attack, they will be humiliated, while your servant rejoices.

A Conservative Version

Let them curse, but bless thou. When they arise, they shall be put to shame, but thy servant shall rejoice.

American Standard Version

Let them curse, but bless thou: When they arise, they shall be put to shame, But thy servant shall rejoice.

Amplified

Let them curse, but do You bless. When adversaries arise, let them be put to shame, but let Your servant rejoice.

Bible in Basic English

They may give curses but you give blessing; when they come up against me, put them to shame; but let your servant be glad.

Darby Translation

Let them curse, but bless thou; when they rise up, let them be ashamed, and let thy servant rejoice.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let them curse, but bless thou; when they arise, let them be ashamed, but let thy slave rejoice.

Julia Smith Translation

They will curse and thou wilt bless: they arose and they shall be ashamed; and thy servant shall be glad.

King James 2000

Let them curse, but you bless: when they arise, let them be ashamed; but let your servant rejoice.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let them curse, but you bless. [When] they arise, let them be put to shame, that your servant may be glad.

Modern King James verseion

They will curse, but You will bless; they arise, and are ashamed; but let Your servant rejoice.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Though they curse, yet bless thou; and let them be confounded, that rise up against me. But let thy servant rejoice.

NET Bible

They curse, but you will bless. When they attack, they will be humiliated, but your servant will rejoice.

New Heart English Bible

They may curse, but you bless. When they arise, they will be shamed, but your servant shall rejoice.

The Emphasized Bible

They, may curse if, thou, wilt bless, - Mine assailants, shall be ashamed, but, thy servant, shall rejoice;

Webster

Let them curse, but bless thou: when they arise, let them be ashamed; but let thy servant rejoice.

World English Bible

They may curse, but you bless. When they arise, they will be shamed, but your servant shall rejoice.

Youngs Literal Translation

They revile, and Thou dost bless, They have risen, and are ashamed, And Thy servant doth rejoice.

References

Context Readings

Prayer Against An Enemy

27 And let them know that this is Your hand; You, LORD, have done it. 28 Let them curse, but You bless; When they arise, they shall be ashamed, But Your servant shall be glad. 29 Let my accusers be clothed with dishonor, And let them cover themselves with their own shame as with a robe.


Cross References

Numbers 22:12

God said to Balaam, "Do not go with them; you shall not curse the people, for they are blessed."

Numbers 23:20

"Behold, I have received a command to bless; When He has blessed, then I cannot revoke it.

Numbers 23:23

"For there is no omen against Jacob, Nor is there any divination against Israel; At the proper time it shall be said to Jacob And to Israel, what God has done!

2 Samuel 16:10-13

But the king said, "What have I to do with you, O sons of Zeruiah? If he curses, and if the LORD has told him, 'Curse David,' then who shall say, 'Why have you done so?'"

Psalm 109:17

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

Isaiah 65:13-16

Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, My servants will eat, but you will be hungry Behold, My servants will drink, but you will be thirsty Behold, My servants will rejoice, but you will be put to shame.

John 16:22

"Therefore you too have grief now; but I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.

Hebrews 12:2

fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.



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