Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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?

American Standard 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?

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 The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaks proud things: 4 Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips are our own: who is lord over us? 5 For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, says the LORD; I will set him in safety from him that sneers at him.


Cross References

Genesis 3:5

For God does know that in the day you eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and you shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

Exodus 5:2

And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, that I should obey his voice to let Israel go? I know not the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.

Job 21:14-15

Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of your ways.

Jeremiah 2:31

O generation, see you the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness unto Israel? a land of darkness? why say my people, We are lords; we will come no more unto you?

Jeremiah 18:18

Then said they, Come, and let us devise plots 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 attack him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

Daniel 3:15

Now if you are ready that at the time you hear the sound of the horn, flute, harp, lyre, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of music, you fall down and worship the image which I have made; well: but if you worship not, you 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

Who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God, or that is worshiped; so that he as God sits in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God.

James 3:5-6

Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasts great things. Behold, how great a forest a little fire kindles!

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