Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 proved my heart. You have visited me in the night. You have tried me, and found nothing. I have resolved that my mouth shall not disobey. 4 As for the works of men, by the word of your lips, I have kept myself from the ways of the violent. 5 My steps have held fast to your paths. My feet have not slipped.


Cross References

Genesis 6:5

Yahweh saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Genesis 6:11

The earth was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.

Job 15:16

how much less one who is abominable and corrupt, a man who drinks iniquity like water!

Job 31:33

if like Adam I have covered my transgressions, by hiding my iniquity in my heart,

Psalm 14:1-3

The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God." They are corrupt. They have done abominable works. There is none who does good.

Psalm 119:9-11

How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word.

Proverbs 2:10-15

For wisdom will enter into your heart. Knowledge will be pleasant to your soul.

Matthew 4:4

But he answered, "It is written, 'Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.'"

Matthew 4:7

Jesus said to him, "Again, it is written, 'You shall not test the Lord, your God.'"

Matthew 4:10

Then Jesus said to him, "Get behind me, Satan! For it is written, 'You shall worship the Lord your God, and you shall serve him only.'"

John 17:17

Sanctify them in your truth. Your word is truth.

1 Corinthians 3:3

for you are still fleshly. For insofar as there is jealousy, strife, and factions among you, aren't you fleshly, and don't you walk in the ways of 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

Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of first fruits of his creatures.

1 Peter 4:2-3

that you no longer should live the rest of your time in the flesh for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.

1 Peter 5:8

Be sober and self-controlled. Be watchful. Your adversary, the devil, walks around like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.

Revelation 9:11

They have over them as king the angel of the abyss. His name in Hebrew is "Abaddon," but in Greek, he has the name "Apollyon."

Revelation 12:11

They overcame him because of the Lamb's blood, and because of the word of their testimony. They didn't love their life, even to death.

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