Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 and proves the [unyieldingly] righteous, but His soul abhors the wicked and him 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The LORD tries the righteous, but the wicked and he that loves violence his soul hates.

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 Jehovah is in the temple of his holiness; Jehovah, his throne is in the heavens: his eyes behold, his eyelids try the children of men. 5 Jehovah trieth the righteous one; but the wicked, and him that loveth violence, his soul hateth. 6 Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone; and scorching wind shall be the portion of their cup.


Cross References

Genesis 22:1

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

James 1:12

Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for, having been proved, he shall receive the crown of life, which He has promised to them that love him.

Psalm 5:4-5

For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness; evil shall not sojourn with thee.

Psalm 7:9

Oh let the wrong of the wicked come to an end, and establish thou the righteous man; even thou that triest the hearts and reins, the righteous God.

Psalm 10:3

For the wicked boasteth of his soul's desire, and he blesseth the covetous; he contemneth Jehovah.

Psalm 17:3

Thou hast proved my heart, thou hast visited me by night; thou hast tried me, thou hast found nothing: my thought goeth not beyond my word.

Psalm 21:8

Thy hand shall find out all thine enemies; thy right hand shall find out those that hate thee.

Psalm 26:2

Prove me, Jehovah, and test me; try my reins and my heart:

Psalm 139:1

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} Jehovah, thou hast searched me, and known me.

Psalm 139:23-24

Search me, O God, and know my heart; prove me, and know my thoughts;

Proverbs 6:16-19

These six things doth Jehovah hate, yea, seven are an abomination unto him:

Jeremiah 12:8

My heritage is become unto me as a lion in the forest; it hath raised its voice against me: therefore have I hated it.

Zechariah 11:8

And I destroyed three shepherds in one month; and my soul was vexed with 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 answer them: I will say, It is my people; and they shall say, Jehovah is my God.

Malachi 3:3

And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver; and he will purify the children of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver; and they shall offer unto Jehovah an oblation in righteousness.

1 Peter 1:7

that the proving of your faith, much more precious than of gold which perishes, though it be proved by fire, be found to praise and glory and honour in the revelation of Jesus Christ:

1 Peter 4:12

Beloved, take not as strange the fire of persecution which has taken place amongst you for your trial, as if a strange thing was happening to you;

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