Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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,

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 consider the poor, and his eyelids try the children of men. 5 The LORD alloweth the righteous; but the ungodly, and him that delighteth in wickedness, doth his soul abhor. 6 Upon the ungodly he shall rain snares, fire, brimstone, storm and tempest: this shall be their portion to drink.


Cross References

Genesis 22:1

After these deeds, God did prove Abraham and said unto him, "Abraham." And he answered, "Here am I."

James 1:12

Happy is the man that endureth in temptation, for when he is tried he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.

Psalm 5:4-5

For thou art the God that hast no pleasure in wickedness; neither shall any evil dwell with thee.

Psalm 7:9

O let the wickedness of the ungodly come to an end; but guide thou the just. For the righteous God trieth the very hearts and reins.

Psalm 10:3

For the ungodly hath made boast of his own heart's desire, and speaketh good of the covetous, whom the LORD abhorreth.

Psalm 17:3

Thou hast proved and visited mine heart in the night season; thou hast tried me, and shalt find no wickedness in me, for I am utterly purposed that my mouth shall not offend.

Psalm 21:8

All thine enemies shall feel thine hand; thy righthand shall find out them that hate thee.

Psalm 26:2

Examine me, O LORD, and prove me: try out my reins and my heart.

Psalm 139:1

{To the Chanter, a Psalm of David} O LORD, thou searchest me out, and knowest me.

Psalm 139:23-24

Try me, O God, and seek the ground of mine heart; prove me, and examine my thoughts.

Proverbs 6:16-19

These six things doth the LORD hate, and the seventh he utterly abhorreth:

Jeremiah 12:8

Mine heritage is become unto me, as a Lion in the wood. It cried out upon me, therefore have I forsaken it.

Zechariah 11:8

Three shepherds destroyed I in one month, for I might not away with them, neither had they any delight in me.

Zechariah 13:9

And the same third part will I bring through the fire, and will cleanse them, as the silver is cleansed: Yea and try them, like as gold is tried. Then shall they call upon my name, and I will hear them: I will say, 'It is my people.' And they shall say, 'LORD, my God.'"

Malachi 3:3

And he shall sit trying and purging silver, and shall purify the sons of Levi, and shall fine them as gold and silver. And they shall bring offering unto the LORD of righteousness.

1 Peter 1:7

that your faith, once tried, being much more precious than gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto laud, glory, and honour, at the appearing of Jesus Christ:

1 Peter 4:12

Dearly beloved, be not troubled in this heat, which now is come among you to try you, as though some strange thing had happened unto you:

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