Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

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; his eyes examine all people. 5 The Lord approves of the godly, but he hates the wicked and those who love to do violence. 6 May the Lord rain down burning coals and brimstone on the wicked! A whirlwind is what they deserve!


Cross References

Genesis 22:1

Some time after these things God tested Abraham. He said to him, "Abraham!" "Here I am!" Abraham replied.

James 1:12

Happy is the one who endures testing, because when he has proven to be genuine, he will receive the crown of life that God promised to those who love him.

Psalm 5:4-5

Certainly you are not a God who approves of evil; evil people cannot dwell with you.

Psalm 7:9

May the evil deeds of the wicked come to an end! But make the innocent secure, O righteous God, you who examine inner thoughts and motives!

Psalm 10:3

Yes, the wicked man boasts because he gets what he wants; the one who robs others curses and rejects the Lord.

Psalm 17:3

You have scrutinized my inner motives; you have examined me during the night. You have carefully evaluated me, but you find no sin. I am determined I will say nothing sinful.

Psalm 21:8

You prevail over all your enemies; your power is too great for those who hate you.

Psalm 26:2

Examine me, O Lord, and test me! Evaluate my inner thoughts and motives!

Psalm 139:1

For the music director, a psalm of David. O Lord, you examine me and know.

Psalm 139:23-24

Examine me, and probe my thoughts! Test me, and know my concerns!

Proverbs 6:16-19

There are six things that the Lord hates, even seven things that are an abomination to him:

Jeremiah 12:8

The people I call my own have turned on me like a lion in the forest. They have roared defiantly at me. So I will treat them as though I hate them.

Zechariah 11:8

Next I eradicated the three shepherds in one month, for I ran out of patience with them and, indeed, they detested me as well.

Zechariah 13:9

Then I will bring the remaining third into the fire; I will refine them like silver is refined and will test them like gold is tested. They will call on my name and I will answer; I will say, 'These are my people,' and they will say, 'The Lord is my God.'"

Malachi 3:3

He will act like a refiner and purifier of silver and will cleanse the Levites and refine them like gold and silver. Then they will offer the Lord a proper offering.

1 Peter 1:7

Such trials show the proven character of your faith, which is much more valuable than gold -- gold that is tested by fire, even though it is passing away -- and will bring praise and glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.

1 Peter 4:12

Dear friends, do not be astonished that a trial by fire is occurring among you, as though something strange were happening to you.

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