Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Let not my heart incline to a matter of wrong, that I should busy myself with practices in lawlessness, with men working iniquity, and let me not eat of their dainties.

New American Standard Bible

Do not incline my heart to any evil thing,
To practice deeds of wickedness
With men who do iniquity;
And do not let me eat of their delicacies.

King James Version

Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practise wicked works with men that work iniquity: and let me not eat of their dainties.

Holman Bible

Do not let my heart turn to any evil thing
or perform wicked acts
with men who commit sin.
Do not let me feast on their delicacies.

International Standard Version

Don't let my heart turn toward evil or involve itself in wicked activities with men who practice iniquity. Let me not feast on their delicacies.

A Conservative Version

Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practice deeds of wickedness with men who work iniquity. And let me not eat of their dainties.

American Standard Version

Incline not my heart to any evil thing, To practise deeds of wickedness With men that work iniquity: And let me not eat of their dainties.

Amplified


Do not incline my heart to [consent to or tolerate] any evil thing,
Or to practice deeds of wickedness
With men who plan and do evil;
And let me not eat of their delicacies (be tempted by their gain).

Darby Translation

Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practise deeds of wickedness with men that are workers of iniquity; and let me not eat of their dainties.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou wilt not incline my heart to an evil word, to work works in injustice with men doing iniquity: and I will not eat upon their dainties.

King James 2000

Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practice wicked works with men that work iniquity: and let me not eat of their delicacies.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not incline my heart to any evil thing, to practice wicked deeds with men [who] do iniquity; and do not let me eat of their delicacies.

Modern King James verseion

Let not my heart turn aside to any evil thing, to practice wicked works with men who work iniquity; and let me not eat of their delicacies.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O let not mine heart be inclined to any evil thing, to be minded as the ungodly or wicked men; lest I eat of such things as please them.

NET Bible

Do not let me have evil desires, or participate in sinful activities with men who behave wickedly. I will not eat their delicacies.

New Heart English Bible

Do not incline my heart to any evil thing, to practice deeds of wickedness with men who work iniquity. Do not let me eat of their delicacies.

Webster

Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practice wicked works with men that work iniquity: and let me not eat of their dainties.

World English Bible

Don't incline my heart to any evil thing, to practice deeds of wickedness with men who work iniquity. Don't let me eat of their delicacies.

Youngs Literal Translation

Incline not my heart to an evil thing, To do habitually actions in wickedness, With men working iniquity, Yea, I eat not of their pleasant things.

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Protection From Sin And Sinners

3 Set thou, O Yahweh, a watch at my mouth, Keep thou guard over the door of my lips. 4 Let not my heart incline to a matter of wrong, that I should busy myself with practices in lawlessness, with men working iniquity, and let me not eat of their dainties. 5 Let a righteous man smite me - a lovingkindness, that he should correct me, an oil for the head which let not my head refuse! For, yet, even my prayer, shall be in their calamities.


Cross References

Psalm 119:36

Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not unto unjust gain.

Numbers 25:2

who invited the people unto the sacrifices of their gods, - so the people did eat, and did bow themselves down unto their gods.

Deuteronomy 2:30

But Sihon king of Heshbon, was not willing, to let us pass along through it, - for Yahweh thy God had suffered him to make his spirit harsh and his heart bold, that he might give him into thy hand - (as appeareth this day).

Deuteronomy 29:4

yet hath Yahweh not given onto you a heart to know, or eyes to see or ears to hear, - until this day.

1 Kings 8:58

but bow our heart unto himself, - to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and his statutes, and his regulations, which he commanded our fathers.

1 Kings 22:22

And Yahweh said unto him - Wherewith? And he said - I will go forth, and become a spirit of falsehood in the mouth of all his prophets, - So he said, - Thou mayest persuade, yea and prevail, go forth, and do so.

Proverbs 23:1-3

When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, thou shall consider well, what is before thee;

Proverbs 23:6-8

Do not eat the food of him that hath a begrudging eye, neither crave thou his dainties;

Isaiah 63:17

Wherefore shouldst thou suffer us to wander O Yahweh, from thy ways? Wherefore shouldst thou let us harden our heart past revering thee? Return thou for the sake of Thy servants, The tribes thou thyself hast inherited.

Daniel 1:5-8

And the king appointed them the provision of each day upon its day, out of the delicacies of the king and out of the wine which he drank, and so to let them grow three years, - and, at the end thereof, that they should stand before the king.

Matthew 6:13

And bring us not into temptation, but rescue us from the evil one.

Acts 10:13-14

And there came a voice unto him - Rise, Peter! slay and eat.

1 Corinthians 10:27-28

If one of them who believe not invite you, and ye are disposed to go, whatsoever is set before you, eat, - asking no question, for conscience sake.

1 Corinthians 10:31

Whether, therefore, ye eat or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do, all things to the glory of God.

1 Corinthians 15:33

Be not deceiving yourselves, - evil communications corrupt gentle manners: -

2 Corinthians 6:17

Wherefore come ye forth out of their midst, and be separated, - saith the Lord, - and, one impure, do not touch; and, I, will give you welcome,

James 1:13

Let, no one, while tempted, be saying - From God, am I tempted, - for, God, cannot be tempted by things evil, and, himself, tempteth no one;

Revelation 18:4

And I heard another voice out of heaven, saying - Come forth, my people, out of her, - that ye may have no fellowship with her sins, and, of her plagues, that ye may not receive;

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