Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

O that You would slay the wicked, O God;
Depart from me, therefore, men of bloodshed.

King James Version

Surely thou wilt slay the wicked, O God: depart from me therefore, ye bloody men.

Holman Bible

God, if only You would kill the wicked—
you bloodthirsty men, stay away from me

International Standard Version

God, if only you would execute the wicked, so that the men guilty of bloodshed would get away from me,

A Conservative Version

Surely thou will kill the wicked, O God. Depart from me therefore, ye bloodthirsty men.

American Standard Version

Surely thou wilt slay the wicked, O God: Depart from me therefore, ye bloodthirsty men.

Amplified


O that You would kill the wicked, O God;
Go away from me, therefore, men of bloodshed.

Bible in Basic English

If only you would put the sinners to death, O God; go far from me, you men of blood.

Darby Translation

Oh that thou wouldest slay the wicked, O +God! And ye men of blood, depart from me.

Julia Smith Translation

Surely thou wilt kill the unjust one, O God: and ye men of bloods, depart from me.

King James 2000

Surely you will slay the wicked, O God: depart from me therefore, you bloody men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

If only you would kill the wicked, O God-- so get away from me, [you] {bloodthirsty men}--

Modern King James verseion

Surely You will slay the wicked, O God; and bloody men, depart from me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wilt thou not slay the wicked, O God, that the bloodthirsty might depart from me?

NET Bible

If only you would kill the wicked, O God! Get away from me, you violent men!

New Heart English Bible

If only you, God, would kill the wicked. Get away from me, you bloodthirsty men.

The Emphasized Bible

Wilt thou not, O GOD, slay the lawless one? Therefore, ye men of bloodshed, depart from me!

Webster

Surely thou wilt slay the wicked, O God: depart from me therefore, ye bloody men.

World English Bible

If only you, God, would kill the wicked. Get away from me, you bloodthirsty men!

Youngs Literal Translation

Dost Thou slay, O God, the wicked? Then, men of blood, turn aside from me!

Verse Info

Context Readings

The All-Knowing, Ever-Present God

18 If I should count them, they would outnumber the sand.
When I awake, I am still with You.
19 O that You would slay the wicked, O God;
Depart from me, therefore, men of bloodshed.
20 For they speak against You wickedly,
And Your enemies take Your name in vain.


Cross References

Isaiah 11:4

But with righteousness He will judge the poor,
And decide with fairness for the afflicted of the earth;
And He will strike the earth with the rod of His mouth,
And with the breath of His lips He will slay the wicked.

Psalm 5:6

You destroy those who speak falsehood;
The Lord abhors the man of bloodshed and deceit.

Psalm 6:8

Depart from me, all you who do iniquity,
For the Lord has heard the voice of my weeping.

Psalm 119:115

Depart from me, evildoers,
That I may observe the commandments of my God.

Psalm 9:17

The wicked will return to Sheol,
Even all the nations who forget God.

Psalm 55:23

But You, O God, will bring them down to the pit of destruction;
Men of bloodshed and deceit will not live out half their days.
But I will trust in You.

Psalm 64:7

But God will shoot at them with an arrow;
Suddenly they will be wounded.

Psalm 94:23

He has brought back their wickedness upon them
And will destroy them in their evil;
The Lord our God will destroy them.

Matthew 7:23

And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness.’

Matthew 25:41

“Then He will also say to those on His left, ‘Depart from Me, accursed ones, into the eternal fire which has been prepared for the devil and his angels;

2 Corinthians 6:17

Therefore, come out from their midst and be separate,” says the Lord.
And do not touch what is unclean;
And I will welcome you.

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