Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

LORD tries the righteous man, but his soul hates the wicked man and him who loves violence.

New American Standard Bible

The Lord tests the righteous and the wicked,
And the one who loves violence His soul hates.

King James Version

The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.

Holman Bible

The Lord examines the righteous and the wicked.
He hates the lover of violence.

International Standard Version

The LORD examines the righteous, but the wicked and those who love violence, he hates.

American Standard Version

Jehovah trieth the righteous; But the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.

Amplified


The Lord tests the righteous and the wicked,
And His soul hates the [malevolent] one who loves violence.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord puts the upright and the sinner to the test, but he has hate in his soul for the lover of violent acts.

Darby Translation

Jehovah trieth the righteous one; but the wicked, and him that loveth violence, his soul hateth.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah will try the just one: and the unjust and him loving violence, his soul hated.

King James 2000

The LORD tests the righteous: but the wicked and him that loves violence his soul hates.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh tests [the] righteous, but [the] wicked and [the] lover of violence his soul hates.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah tries the righteous; but His soul hates the wicked and the one who loves violence,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD alloweth the righteous; but the ungodly, and him that delighteth in wickedness, doth his soul abhor.

NET Bible

The Lord approves of the godly, but he hates the wicked and those who love to do violence.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD examines the righteous, but the wicked and him who loves violence his soul hates.

The Emphasized Bible

Yahweh, putteth, the righteous, to the test, - But the lawless one and the lover of violence, his soul doth hate.

Webster

The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.

World English Bible

Yahweh examines the righteous, but the wicked and him who loves violence his soul hates.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jehovah the righteous doth try. And the wicked and the lover of violence, Hath His soul hated,

Context Readings

Refuge In The Lord

4 LORD is in his holy temple. LORD's throne is in heaven. His eyes, behold, his eyelids try, the sons of men. 5 LORD tries the righteous man, but his soul hates the wicked man and him who loves violence. 6 He will rain snares upon sinners. Fire and brimstone and burning wind shall be the portion of their cup.


Cross References

Genesis 22:1

And it came to pass after these things, that God proved Abraham, and said to him, Abraham. And he said, Here I am.

James 1:12

Blessed is a man who endures temptation, because, having become approved, he will receive the crown of life, which the Lord promised to those who love him.

Psalm 5:4-5

For thou are not a God who has pleasure in wickedness. Evil shall not sojourn with thee.

Psalm 7:9

O let the wickedness of the wicked man come to an end, but establish thou the righteous man. For the righteous God tries the minds and hearts.

Psalm 10:3

For the wicked man boasts of his heart's desire. And the greedy man renounces, [yea], despises LORD.

Psalm 17:3

Thou have proved my heart. Thou have visited me in the night. Thou have tried me, and find nothing. I have purposed that my mouth shall not transgress.

Psalm 21:8

Thy hand will find out all thine enemies. Thy right hand will find out those who hate thee.

Psalm 26:2

Examine me, O LORD, and prove me. Try my heart and my mind.

Psalm 139:1

O LORD, thou have searched me, and known.

Psalm 139:23-24

Search me, O God, and know my heart. Try me, and know my thoughts,

Proverbs 6:16-19

There are six things which LORD hates, yea, seven which are an abomination to him:

Jeremiah 12:8

My heritage has become to me as a lion in the forest. She has uttered her voice against me. Therefore I have hated her.

Zechariah 11:8

And I cut off the three shepherds in one month, for my soul was weary of them, and their soul also loathed me.

Zechariah 13:9

And I will bring the third part into the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried. They shall call on my name, and I will hear them. I will say, It is my people, and they shall say, LORD i

Malachi 3:3

And he will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver. And he will purify the sons of Levi, and refine them as gold and silver. And they shall offer to LORD offerings in righteousness.

1 Peter 1:7

so that the proof of your faith, much more precious than gold that perishes, and though proven by fire, may be found for praise and esteem and for glory at the revealing of Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 4:12

Beloved, ye should not be surprised at the fieriness in you, which occurs for a trial to you, like a strange thing happening to you.

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