Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest upon the land of the righteous,
So that the righteous will not put forth their hands to do wrong.

King James Version

For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.

Holman Bible

The scepter of the wicked will not remain
over the land allotted to the righteous,
so that the righteous will not apply their hands to injustice.

International Standard Version

For evil's scepter will not rest on the land that has been allotted to the righteous, and so the righteous will not direct themselves to do wrong.

A Conservative Version

For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous, that the righteous not put forth their hands to iniquity.

American Standard Version

For the sceptre of wickedness shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; That the righteous put not forth their hands unto iniquity.

Amplified


For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest on the land of the righteous,
So that the righteous will not reach out their hands to do wrong.

Darby Translation

For the sceptre of wickedness shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.

Julia Smith Translation

For the rod of the unjust one shall not rest upon the lot of the just; so that the just shall not stretch forth their hand in iniquity.

King James 2000

For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest on the {land} of the righteous, lest the righteous stretch out their hands to do wickedness.

Modern King James verseion

For the rod of the wicked shall not rest on the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands to iniquity.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the rod of the ungodly cometh not into the lot of the righteous, lest the righteous put their hand unto wickedness.

NET Bible

Indeed, the scepter of a wicked king will not settle upon the allotted land of the godly. Otherwise the godly might do what is wrong.

New Heart English Bible

For the scepter of wickedness won't remain over the allotment of the righteous; so that the righteous won't use their hands to do evil.

The Emphasized Bible

For the sceptre of lawlessness shall not remain over the allotment of the righteous, - lest the righteous put forth - unto perversity - their hands.

Webster

For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands to iniquity.

World English Bible

For the scepter of wickedness won't remain over the allotment of the righteous; so that the righteous won't use their hands to do evil.

Youngs Literal Translation

For the rod of wickedness resteth not On the lot of the righteous, That the righteous put not forth on iniquity their hands.

References

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Easton

Lot

Fausets

Context Readings

Israel's Stability

2 As the mountains surround Jerusalem,
So the Lord surrounds His people
From this time forth and forever.
3 For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest upon the land of the righteous,
So that the righteous will not put forth their hands to do wrong.
4 Do good, O Lord, to those who are good
And to those who are upright in their hearts.


Cross References

Proverbs 22:8

He who sows iniquity will reap vanity,
And the rod of his fury will perish.

1 Samuel 24:10

Behold, this day your eyes have seen that the Lord had given you today into my hand in the cave, and some said to kill you, but my eye had pity on you; and I said, ‘I will not stretch out my hand against my lord, for he is the Lord’s anointed.’

Psalm 55:20

He has put forth his hands against those who were at peace with him;
He has violated his covenant.

Psalm 89:22

“The enemy will not deceive him,
Nor the son of wickedness afflict him.

Psalm 103:9

He will not always strive with us,
Nor will He keep His anger forever.

Psalm 103:14

For He Himself knows our frame;
He is mindful that we are but dust.

Isaiah 10:5

Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger
And the staff in whose hands is My indignation,

Isaiah 14:5-6

“The Lord has broken the staff of the wicked,
The scepter of rulers

Isaiah 27:8

You contended with them by banishing them, by driving them away.
With His fierce wind He has expelled them on the day of the east wind.

1 Corinthians 10:13

No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it.

Revelation 2:10

Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison, so that you will be tested, and you will have tribulation for ten days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.

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