Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

As for the deeds of men, by the word of Your lips
I have kept from the paths of the violent.

King James Version

Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept me from the paths of the destroyer.

Holman Bible

Concerning what people do:
by the word of Your lips
I have avoided the ways of the violent.

International Standard Version

As for the ways of mankind, I have, according to the words of your lips, avoided the ways of the violent.

A Conservative Version

As for the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept from the ways of a violent man.

American Standard Version

As for the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept me from the ways of the violent.

Amplified


Concerning the deeds of men, by the word of Your lips
I have kept away from the paths of the violent.

Darby Translation

Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept from the paths of the violent man.

Julia Smith Translation

For the works of men, by the word of thy lips I watched the ways of the violent one.

King James 2000

Concerning the works of men, by the word of your lips I have kept myself from the paths of the destroyer.

Lexham Expanded Bible

As for [the] works of humankind, by the word of your lips, I have kept [from] the ways of [the] violent.

Modern King James verseion

Concerning the works of men, by the Words of Your lips, I am kept from the paths of the destroyer.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Because of men's works that are done against the words of thy lips, I have kept me from the ways of the destroyer.

NET Bible

As for the actions of people -- just as you have commanded, I have not followed in the footsteps of violent men.

New Heart English Bible

As for the works of men, by the word of your lips, I have kept myself from the ways of the violent.

The Emphasized Bible

As for the workings of men, By the word of thy lips, have, I, taken heed of the paths of the violent one.

Webster

Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept me from the paths of the destroyer.

World English Bible

As for the works of men, by the word of your lips, I have kept myself from the ways of the violent.

Youngs Literal Translation

As to doings of man, Through a word of Thy lips I have observed The paths of a destroyer;

References

Fausets

Context Readings

In The Shadow Of Your Wings

3 You have tried my heart;
You have visited me by night;
You have tested me and You find nothing;
I have purposed that my mouth will not transgress.
4 As for the deeds of men, by the word of Your lips
I have kept from the paths of the violent.
5 My steps have held fast to Your paths.
My feet have not slipped.


Cross References

Genesis 6:5

Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Genesis 6:11

Now the earth was corrupt in the sight of God, and the earth was filled with violence.

Job 15:16

How much less one who is detestable and corrupt,
Man, who drinks iniquity like water!

Job 31:33

“Have I covered my transgressions like Adam,
By hiding my iniquity in my bosom,

Psalm 14:1-3

For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
The fool has said in his heart, “There is no God.”
They are corrupt, they have committed abominable deeds;
There is no one who does good.

Psalm 119:9-11

Beth.
How can a young man keep his way pure?
By keeping it according to Your word.

Proverbs 2:10-15

For wisdom will enter your heart
And knowledge will be pleasant to your soul;

Matthew 4:4

But He answered and said, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.’”

Matthew 4:7

Jesus said to him, On the other hand, it is written, ‘You shall not put the Lord your God to the test.’”

Matthew 4:10

Then Jesus *said to him, “Go, Satan! For it is written, ‘You shall worship the Lord your God, and serve Him only.’”

John 17:17

Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth.

1 Corinthians 3:3

for you are still fleshly. For since there is jealousy and strife among you, are you not fleshly, and are you not walking like mere men?

Ephesians 6:17

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

James 1:18

In the exercise of His will He brought us forth by the word of truth, so that we would be a kind of first fruits among His creatures.

1 Peter 4:2-3

so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.

1 Peter 5:8

Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

Revelation 9:11

They have as king over them, the angel of the abyss; his name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in the Greek he has the name Apollyon.

Revelation 12:11

And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life even when faced with death.

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