Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 The Lord is in His holy temple;
the Lord’s throne is in heaven.
His eyes watch; He examines everyone.
5 The Lord examines the righteous and the wicked.
He hates the lover of violence.
6 He will rain burning coals and sulfur on the wicked;
a scorching wind will be their portion.


Cross References

Genesis 22:1

After these things God tested Abraham and said to him, “Abraham!”

“Here I am,” he answered.

James 1:12

A man who endures trials is blessed, because when he passes the test he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love Him.

Psalm 5:4-5

For You are not a God who delights in wickedness;
evil cannot dwell with You.

Psalm 7:9

Let the evil of the wicked come to an end,
but establish the righteous.
The One who examines the thoughts and emotions
is a righteous God.

Psalm 10:3

For the wicked one boasts about his own cravings;
the one who is greedy curses and despises the Lord.

Psalm 17:3

You have tested my heart;
You have examined me at night.
You have tried me and found nothing evil;
I have determined that my mouth will not sin.

Psalm 21:8

Your hand will capture all your enemies;
your right hand will seize those who hate you.

Psalm 26:2

Test me, Lord, and try me;
examine my heart and mind.

Psalm 139:1

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.Lord, You have searched me and known me.

Psalm 139:23-24

Search me, God, and know my heart;
test me and know my concerns.

Proverbs 6:16-19

The Lord hates six things;
in fact, seven are detestable to Him:

Jeremiah 12:8

My inheritance has acted toward Me
like a lion in the forest.
She has roared against Me.
Therefore, I hate her.

Zechariah 11:8

In one month I got rid of three shepherds. I became impatient with them, and they also detested me.

Zechariah 13:9

I will put this third through the fire;
I will refine them as silver is refined
and test them as gold is tested.
They will call on My name,
and I will answer them.
I will say: They are My people,
and they will say: Yahweh is our God.”

Malachi 3:3

He will be like a refiner and purifier of silver; He will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver. Then they will present offerings to the Lord in righteousness.

1 Peter 1:7

so that the genuineness of your faith—more valuable than gold, which perishes though refined by fire—may result in praise, glory, and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 4:12

Dear friends, don’t be surprised when the fiery ordeal comes among you to test you as if something unusual were happening to you.

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