Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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

If You would [only] slay the wicked, O God, and the men of blood depart from me -- "

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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. I awaken, and I [am] still with you. 19 If only you would kill the wicked, O God-- so get away from me, [you] {bloodthirsty men}-- 20 who speak against you deceitfully. Your enemies take [your name] in vain.


Cross References

Isaiah 11:4

But he shall judge [the] poor with righteousness, and he shall decide for [the] needy of [the] earth with rectitude. And he shall strike [the] earth with the rod of his mouth, and he shall kill [the] wicked person with the breath of his lips.

Psalm 5:6

You destroy speakers of lies. {A man of bloodshed} and deceit Yahweh abhors.

Psalm 6:8

Depart from me, all workers of evil, for Yahweh has heard the sound of my weeping.

Psalm 119:115

Turn aside from me, [you] evildoers, for I will keep the commands of my God.

Psalm 9:17

[The] wicked shall turn back to Sheol, all [the] nations forgetting God,

Psalm 55:23

But you, O God, you will bring them down to [the] pit of corruption. [The] men of bloodshed and deceit will not live half their days, but I will trust you.

Psalm 64:7

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

Psalm 94:23

And he will repay on them their iniquity, and by their evil he will destroy them. Yahweh our God will destroy them.

Matthew 7:23

And then {I will say to them plainly}, '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, [you] accursed ones, into the eternal fire that 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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