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American Standard Version

Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; Our lips are our own: who is lord over us?

New American Standard Bible

Who have said, “With our tongue we will prevail;
Our lips are our own; who is lord over us?”

King James Version

Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?

Holman Bible

They say, “Through our tongues we have power;
our lips are our own—who can be our master?”

International Standard Version

those who say, "By our tongues we will prevail; our lips belong to us. Who is master over us?"

A Conservative Version

who have said, With our tongue will we prevail. Our lips are our own. Who is lord over us?

Amplified


Who have said, “With our tongue we will prevail;
Our lips are our own; who is lord and master over us?”

Bible in Basic English

They have said, With our tongues will we overcome; our lips are ours: who is lord over us?

Darby Translation

Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail, our lips are our own: who is lord over us?

Julia Smith Translation

Who said, By our tongues we shall prevail; our lips are with us: who is Lord over us?

King James 2000

Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?

Lexham Expanded Bible

[those] who say, "With our tongue we will prevail. Our lips [are] on our side. Who [is] master over us?"

Modern King James verseion

that has said, With our tongue we shall do much; our lips are our own; who is lord over us?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Which have said, "With our tongue will we prevail; we are they that ought to speak; Who is lord over us?"

NET Bible

They say, "We speak persuasively; we know how to flatter and boast. Who is our master?"

New Heart English Bible

who have said, "With our tongue we will prevail. Our lips are our own. Who is lord over us?"

The Emphasized Bible

Them who say - With our tongue, will we prevail, our lips, are our own, who is our master?

Webster

Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us?

World English Bible

who have said, "With our tongue we will prevail. Our lips are our own. Who is lord over us?"

Youngs Literal Translation

Who said, 'By our tongue we do mightily: Our lips are our own; who is lord over us?'

Verse Info

Context Readings

Oppression By The Wicked

3 Jehovah will cut off all flattering lips, The tongue that speaketh great things; 4 Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; Our lips are our own: who is lord over us? 5 Because of the oppression of the poor, because of the sighing of the needy, Now will I arise, saith Jehovah; I will set him in the safety he panteth for.


Cross References

Genesis 3:5

for God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as God, knowing good and evil.

Exodus 5:2

And Pharaoh said, Who is Jehovah, that I should hearken unto his voice to let Israel go? I know not Jehovah, and moreover I will not let Israel go.

Job 21:14-15

And they say unto God, Depart from us; For we desire not the knowledge of thy ways.

Jeremiah 2:31

O generation, see ye the word of Jehovah. Have I been a wilderness unto Israel? or a land of thick darkness? wherefore say my people, We are broken loose; we will come no more unto thee?

Jeremiah 18:18

Then said they, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for the law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

Daniel 3:15

Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of music, ye fall down and worship the image which I have made, well : but if ye worship not, ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that god that shall deliver you out of my hands?

2 Thessalonians 2:4

he that opposeth and exalteth himself against all that is called God or that is worshipped; so that he sitteth in the temple of God, setting himself forth as God.

James 3:5-6

So the tongue also is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how much wood is kindled by how small a fire!

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