Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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

Hastings

Context Readings

Prayer Against An Enemy

27 That they may know that this is your hand; that you, LORD, have done it. 28 Let them curse, but you bless: when they arise, let them be ashamed; but let your servant rejoice. 29 Let my adversaries be clothed with shame, and let them cover themselves with their own confusion, as with a mantle.


Cross References

Numbers 22:12

And God said unto Balaam, You shall not go with them; you shall not curse the people: for they are blessed.

Numbers 23:20

Behold, I have received commandment to bless: and he has blessed; and I cannot reverse it.

Numbers 23:23

Surely there is no enchantment against Jacob, neither is there any divination against Israel: according to this time it shall be said of Jacob and of Israel, What has God wrought!

2 Samuel 16:10-13

And the king said, What have I to do with you, you sons of Zeruiah? so let him curse, because the LORD has said unto him, Curse David. Who shall then say, Why have you done so?

Psalm 109:17

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

Isaiah 65:13-16

Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, Behold, my servants shall eat, but you shall be hungry: behold, my servants shall drink, but you shall be thirsty: behold, my servants shall rejoice, but you shall be ashamed:

John 16:22

And you now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man takes from you.

Hebrews 12:2

Looking unto Jesus the author and perfecter of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

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