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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;

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,

Amplified


In his eyes an evil person is despised,
But he honors those who fear the Lord [and obediently worship Him with awe-inspired reverence and submissive wonder].
He keeps his word even to his own disadvantage and does not change it [for his own benefit];

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;

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 that slandereth not with his tongue, Nor doeth evil to his friend, Nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbor; 4 In whose eyes a reprobate is despised, But who honoreth them that fear Jehovah; He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not; 5 He that putteth not out his money to interest, Nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.


Cross References

Judges 11:35

And it came to pass, when he saw her, that he rent his clothes, and said, Alas, my daughter! thou hast brought me very low, and thou art one of them that trouble me; for I have opened my mouth unto Jehovah, and I cannot go back.

Esther 3:2

And all the king's servants, that were in the king's gate, bowed down, and did reverence to Haman; for the king had so commanded concerning him. But Mordecai bowed not down, nor did him reverence.

Matthew 5:33

Again, ye have heard that it was said to them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths:

Joshua 9:18-20

And the children of Israel smote them not, because the princes of the congregation had sworn unto them by Jehovah, the God of Israel. And all the congregation murmured against the princes.

2 Samuel 21:1-2

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

2 Kings 3:13-14

And Elisha said unto the king of Israel, What have I to do with thee? get thee to the prophets of thy father, and to the prophets of thy mother. And the king of Israel said unto him, Nay; for Jehovah hath called these three kings together to deliver them into the hand of Moab.

Job 32:21-22

Let me not, I pray you, respect any man's person; Neither will I give flattering titles unto any man.

Psalm 16:3

As for the saints that are in the earth, They are the excellent in whom is all my delight.

Psalm 101:4

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

Psalm 101:6

Mine eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: He that walketh in a perfect way, he shall minister unto me.

Psalm 119:63

I am a companion of all them that fear thee, And of them that observe thy precepts.

Isaiah 32:5-6

The fool shall be no more called noble, nor the churl said to be bountiful.

Daniel 5:17-31

Then Daniel answered and said before the king, Let thy gifts be to thyself, and give thy rewards to another; nevertheless I will read the writing unto the king, and make known to him the interpretation.

Matthew 12:49-50

And he stretched forth his hand towards his disciples, and said, Behold, my mother and my brethren!

Acts 24:2-3

And when he was called, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying, Seeing that by thee we enjoy much peace, and that by the providence evils are corrected for this nation,

Acts 24:25

And as he reasoned of righteousness, and self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix was terrified, and answered, Go thy way for this time; and when I have a convenient season, I will call thee unto me.

Acts 28:10

who also honored us with many honors; and when we sailed, they put on board such things as we needed.

James 2:1-9

My brethren, hold not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons.

1 John 3:14

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

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