Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

Incline my heart not to submit or consent to any evil thing or to be occupied in deeds of wickedness with men who work iniquity; and let me not eat of their dainties.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to do works with ungodliness with the men that work 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.

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.

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 Lord, set up a guard for my mouth;
keep watch at the door of my lips.
4 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.
5 Let the righteous one strike me—
it is an act of faithful love;
let him rebuke me—
it is oil for my head;
let me not refuse it.
Even now my prayer is against
the evil acts of the wicked.


Cross References

Psalm 119:36

Turn my heart to Your decrees
and not to material gain.

Numbers 25:2

The women invited them to the sacrifices for their gods, and the people ate and bowed in worship to their gods.

Deuteronomy 2:30

But Sihon king of Heshbon would not let us travel through his land, for the Lord your God had made his spirit stubborn and his heart obstinate in order to hand him over to you, as has now taken place.

Deuteronomy 29:4

Yet to this day the Lord has not given you a mind to understand, eyes to see, or ears to hear.

1 Kings 8:58

so that He causes us to be devoted to Him, to walk in all His ways, and to keep His commands, statutes, and ordinances, which He commanded our ancestors.

1 Kings 22:22

“The Lord asked him, ‘How?’“He said, ‘I will go and become a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets.’ “Then He said, ‘You will certainly entice him and prevail. Go and do that.’

Proverbs 23:1-3

When you sit down to dine with a ruler,
consider carefully what is before you,

Proverbs 23:6-8

Don’t eat a stingy person’s bread,
and don’t desire his choice food,

Isaiah 63:17

Why, Yahweh, do You make us stray from Your ways?
You harden our hearts so we do not fear You.
Return, because of Your servants,
the tribes of Your heritage.

Daniel 1:5-8

The king assigned them daily provisions from the royal food and from the wine that he drank. They were to be trained for three years, and at the end of that time they were to serve in the king’s court.

Matthew 6:13

And do not bring us into temptation,
but deliver us from the evil one.
[For Yours is the kingdom and the power
and the glory forever. Amen.]

Acts 10:13-14

Then a voice said to him, “Get up, Peter; kill and eat!”

1 Corinthians 10:27-28

If one of the unbelievers invites you over and you want to go, eat everything that is set before you, without raising questions of conscience.

1 Corinthians 10:31

Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for God’s glory.

1 Corinthians 15:33

Do not be deceived: “Bad company corrupts good morals.”

2 Corinthians 6:17

Therefore, come out from among them
and be separate, says the Lord;
do not touch any unclean thing,
and I will welcome you.

James 1:13

No one undergoing a trial should say, “I am being tempted by God.” For God is not tempted by evil, and He Himself doesn’t tempt anyone.

Revelation 18:4

Then I heard another voice from heaven:Come out of her, My people,
so that you will not share in her sins
or receive any of her plagues.

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