Parallel Verses

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.

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.

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 The Lord is in his holy Temple, the Lord's seat is in heaven; his eyes are watching and testing the children of men. 5 The Lord puts the upright and the sinner to the test, but he has hate in his soul for the lover of violent acts. 6 On the evil-doer he will send down fire and flames, and a burning wind; with these will their cup be full.


Cross References

Genesis 22:1

Now after these things, God put Abraham to the test, and said to him, Abraham; and he said, Here am I.

James 1:12

There is a blessing on the man who undergoes testing; because, if he has God's approval, he will be given the crown of life, which the Lord has said he will give to those who have love for him.

Psalm 5:4-5

For you are not a God who takes pleasure in wrongdoing; there is no evil with you.

Psalm 7:9

O let the evil of the evil-doer come to an end, but give strength to the upright: for men's minds and hearts are tested by the God of righteousness.

Psalm 10:3

For the evil-doer is lifted up because of the purpose of his heart, and he whose mind is fixed on wealth is turned away from the Lord, saying evil against him.

Psalm 10:3

For the evil-doer is lifted up because of the purpose of his heart, and he whose mind is fixed on wealth is turned away from the Lord, saying evil against him.

Psalm 21:8

Your hand will make a search for all your haters; your right hand will be hard on all those who are against you.

Psalm 26:2

Put me in the scales, O Lord, so that I may be tested; let the fire make clean my thoughts and my heart.

Psalm 139:1

O Lord, you have knowledge of me, searching out all my secrets.

Psalm 139:23-24

O God, let the secrets of my heart be uncovered, and let my wandering thoughts be tested:

Proverbs 6:16-19

Six things are hated by the Lord; seven things are disgusting to him:

Jeremiah 12:8

My heritage has become like a lion in the woodland to me; her voice has been loud against me; so I have hate for her.

Zechariah 11:8

And in one month I put an end to the three keepers of the flock; for my soul was tired of them, and their souls were disgusted with me.

Zechariah 13:9

And I will make the third part go through the fire, cleaning them as silver is made clean, and testing them as gold is tested: and they will make their prayer to me and I will give them an answer: I will say, It is my people; and they will say, The Lord is my God.

Malachi 3:3

He will take his seat, testing and cleaning the sons of Levi, burning away the evil from them as from gold and silver; so that they may make offerings to the Lord in righteousness.

1 Peter 1:7

So that the true metal of your faith, being of much greater value than gold (which, though it comes to an end, is tested by fire), may come to light in praise and glory and honour, at the revelation of Jesus Christ:

1 Peter 4:12

Dear brothers, do not be surprised, as if it was something strange, if your faith is tested as by fire:

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