Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

In whose eyes a reprobate is despised, But who honors those who fear the LORD; He swears to his own hurt and does not change;

King James Version

In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honoureth them that fear the LORD. He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not.

Holman Bible

who despises the one rejected by the Lord, but honors those who fear the Lord, who keeps his word whatever the cost,

International Standard Version

The one who despises those who are utterly wicked, but who honors the one who fears the LORD, who keeps his word even when it hurts and does not change,

A Conservative Version

in whose eyes a reprobate is despised, but who honors those who fear LORD, he that swears to his own hurt, and changes not,

American Standard Version

In whose eyes a reprobate is despised, But who honoreth them that fear Jehovah; He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not;

Amplified

In whose eyes a vile person is despised, but he who honors those who fear the Lord (who revere and worship Him); who swears to his own hurt and does not change;

Darby Translation

In whose eyes the depraved person is contemned, and who honoureth them that fear Jehovah; who, if he have sworn to his own hurt, changeth it not;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In whose eyes the vile person is not esteemed; but he honours those that fear the LORD. He that swears to his own hurt and does not change.

Julia Smith Translation

In his eyes a reprobate being despised; and those fearing Jehovah, he will honor. Swearing to the friend, and he will not change.

King James 2000

In whose eyes a vile person is despised; but he honors them that fear the LORD. He that swears to his own hurt, and changes not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In his eyes a rejected one [is] contemptible, but he honors those who respect Yahweh. He takes an oath to [his own] injury and does not retract it.

Modern King James verseion

in whose eyes the reprobate is despised, but he honors those who fear Jehovah; he has sworn to his hurt, and does not change it;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that sitteth not by himself, but is lowly in his own eyes, and maketh much of them that fear the LORD. He that sweareth unto his neighbour, and disappointeth him not, though it were to his own hindrance.

NET Bible

He despises a reprobate, but honors the Lord's loyal followers. He makes firm commitments and does not renege on his promise.

New Heart English Bible

In whose eyes a vile man is despised, but who honors those who fear the LORD; he who keeps an oath even when it hurts, and doesn't change;

The Emphasized Bible

Despised in his sight, is the reprobate, but, them who revere Yahweh, he doth honour, he hath sworn to his neighbour, and will not change;

Webster

In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honoreth them that fear the LORD. He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not.

World English Bible

In whose eyes a vile man is despised, but who honors those who fear Yahweh; he who keeps an oath even when it hurts, and doesn't change;

Youngs Literal Translation

Despised in his eyes is a rejected one, And those fearing Jehovah he doth honour. He hath sworn to suffer evil, and changeth not;

References

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Fausets

Context Readings

A Description Of The Godly

3 He does not slander with his tongue, Nor does evil to his neighbor, Nor takes up a reproach against his friend; 4 In whose eyes a reprobate is despised, But who honors those who fear the LORD; He swears to his own hurt and does not change; 5 He does not put out his money at interest, Nor does he take a bribe against the innocent He who does these things will never be shaken.


Cross References

Judges 11:35

When he saw her, he tore his clothes and said, "Alas, my daughter! You have brought me very low, and you are among those who trouble me; for I have given my word to the LORD, and I cannot take it back."

Esther 3:2

All the king's servants who were at the king's gate bowed down and paid homage to Haman; for so the king had commanded concerning him. But Mordecai neither bowed down nor paid homage.

Matthew 5:33

"Again, you have heard that the ancients were told, 'YOU SHALL NOT MAKE FALSE VOWS, BUT SHALL FULFILL YOUR VOWS TO THE LORD.'

Joshua 9:18-20

The sons of Israel did not strike them because the leaders of the congregation had sworn to them by the LORD the God of Israel. And the whole congregation grumbled against the leaders.

2 Samuel 21:1-2

Now there was a famine in the days of David for three years, year after year; and David sought the presence of the LORD. And the LORD said, "It is for Saul and his bloody house, because he put the Gibeonites to death."

2 Kings 3:13-14

Now Elisha said to the king of Israel, "What do I have to do with you? Go to the prophets of your father and to the prophets of your mother." And the king of Israel said to him, "No, for the LORD has called these three kings together to give them into the hand of Moab."

Job 32:21-22

"Let me now be partial to no one, Nor flatter any man.

Psalm 16:3

As for the saints who are in the earth, They are the majestic ones in whom is all my delight.

Psalm 101:4

A perverse heart shall depart from me; I will know no evil.

Psalm 101:6

My eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me; He who walks in a blameless way is the one who will minister to me.

Psalm 119:63

I am a companion of all those who fear You, And of those who keep Your precepts.

Isaiah 32:5-6

No longer will the fool be called noble, Or the rogue be spoken of as generous.

Daniel 5:17-31

Then Daniel answered and said before the king, "Keep your gifts for yourself or give your rewards to someone else; however, I will read the inscription to the king and make the interpretation known to him.

Matthew 12:49-50

And stretching out His hand toward His disciples, He said, "Behold My mother and My brothers!

Acts 24:2-3

After Paul had been summoned, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying to the governor, "Since we have through you attained much peace, and since by your providence reforms are being carried out for this nation,

Acts 24:25

But as he was discussing righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix became frightened and said, "Go away for the present, and when I find time I will summon you."

Acts 28:10

They also honored us with many marks of respect; and when we were setting sail, they supplied us with all we needed.

James 2:1-9

My brethren, do not hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with an attitude of personal favoritism.

1 John 3:14

We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death.

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