Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Their judges are thrown down by the sides of the rock,
And they hear my words, for they are pleasant.

King James Version

When their judges are overthrown in stony places, they shall hear my words; for they are sweet.

Holman Bible

When their rulers will be thrown off
the sides of a cliff,
the people will listen to my words,
for they are pleasing.

International Standard Version

When their judges are thrown off the cliff, the people will hear my words, for they are appropriate.

A Conservative Version

Their judges are thrown down by the sides of the rock. And they shall hear my words, for they are sweet.

American Standard Version

Their judges are thrown down by the sides of the rock; And they shall hear my words; for they are sweet.

Amplified


Their [wicked, godless] judges are thrown down the sides of the rocky cliff,
And they [who followed them] will hear my words, for they are pleasant (just).

Darby Translation

When their judges are thrown down from the rocks, they shall hear my words, for they are sweet.

Julia Smith Translation

Their judges were cast down against the hands of the rock, and they heard my words, for they were sweet.

King James 2000

When their judges are overthrown in stony places, they shall hear my words; for they are sweet.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[When] their judges are thrown down [the] sides of a cliff, then they will understand that my words were pleasant.

Modern King James verseion

When their judges are overthrown in stony places, they shall hear my words; for they are sweet.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let their judges be overthrown in stony places, that they may hear my words; for they are sweet.

NET Bible

They will be thrown down the side of a cliff by their judges. They will listen to my words, for they are pleasant.

New Heart English Bible

Their judges are thrown down by the sides of the rock. They will hear my words, for they are well spoken.

The Emphasized Bible

Their judges, have been hurled down by a crag, Now have men heard my sayings, for they have become sweet.

Webster

When their judges are overthrown in stony places, they shall hear my words; for they are sweet.

World English Bible

Their judges are thrown down by the sides of the rock. They will hear my words, for they are well spoken.

Youngs Literal Translation

Their judges have been released by the sides of a rock, And they have heard my sayings, For they have been pleasant.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Protection From Sin And Sinners

5 Let the righteous smite me in mercy, and let him reprove me: and let not a flattering evil prince anoint my head, for my prayer shall ever be against his evil. 6 Their judges are thrown down by the sides of the rock,
And they hear my words, for they are pleasant.
7 Our bones are scattered at the mouth of Sheol, as when one cuts and cleaves wood upon the earth.


Cross References

1 Samuel 31:1-8

Now the Philistines fought against Israel, and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines and fell down slain in Mount Gilboa.

2 Samuel 1:17-27

And David lamented with this lamentation over Saul and over Jonathan his son.

2 Samuel 2:4-6

And the men of Judah came, and there they anointed David king over the house of Judah. And they told David, saying, The men of Jabeshgilead buried Saul.

2 Samuel 5:1-3

Then all the tribes of Israel came unto David in Hebron and spoke, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.

2 Samuel 23:1

Now these are the last words of David. David, the son of Jesse, said, and the man who was raised up high, the anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet cantor of Israel, said,

1 Chronicles 10:1-7

Now the Philistines fought against Israel; and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines and fell down slain in Mount Gilboa.

1 Chronicles 11:1-3

Then all Israel gathered themselves to David in Hebron, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.

1 Chronicles 12:38

All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel; and likewise, all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king.

1 Chronicles 13:2

And David said unto all the congregation of Israel, If it seems good unto you and unto the LORD our God, let us send everywhere to call our brethren who have remained in all the lands of Israel and with them also the priests and Levites who are in their cities and suburbs, that they may gather themselves unto us;

2 Chronicles 25:12

And the sons of Judah took another ten thousand alive, whom they took unto the top of the rock and cast them down from the top of the rock, and they were all broken in pieces.

Psalm 45:2

Thou art fairer than the sons of men, grace is poured into thy lips; therefore God has blessed thee for ever.

Luke 4:22

And all bore him witness and marvelled at the words of grace which proceeded out of his mouth. And they said, Is not this Joseph's son?

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