Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

With the pure You show Yourself pure, And with the crooked You show Yourself astute.

King James Version

With the pure thou wilt shew thyself pure; and with the froward thou wilt shew thyself froward.

Holman Bible

with the pure You prove Yourself pure, but with the crooked You prove Yourself shrewd.

International Standard Version

to the pure, you show yourself pure, and to the morally corrupt, you appear to be perverse.

A Conservative Version

With the pure thou will show thyself pure. And with the perverse thou will show thyself contrary.

American Standard Version

With the pure thou wilt show thyself pure; And with the perverse thou wilt show thyself froward.

Amplified

With the pure You will show Yourself pure, and with the perverse You will show Yourself contrary.

Bible in Basic English

He who is holy will see that you are holy; but to the man whose way is not straight you will be a hard judge.

Darby Translation

With the pure thou dost shew thyself pure; and with the perverse thou dost shew thyself contrary.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

with the pure thou wilt show thyself pure; and with the perverse thou wilt show thyself adversary.

Julia Smith Translation

With the purified thou wilt be purified, and with the perverse thou wilt show thyself perverse

King James 2000

With the pure you will show yourself pure; and with the devious you will show yourself shrewd.

Lexham Expanded Bible

To [the] pure you show yourself pure. but to [the] wicked you show yourself shrewd.

Modern King James verseion

with the pure You will show Yourself pure; and with the crooked You will show Yourself perverse.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

With the clean thou shalt be clean, and with the froward thou shalt be froward. {TYNDALE: With the pure thou shalt be pure, and with the froward thou shalt be froward also.}

NET Bible

You prove to be reliable to one who is blameless, but you prove to be deceptive to one who is perverse.

New Heart English Bible

With the pure, you will show yourself pure. With the crooked you will show yourself shrewd.

The Emphasized Bible

With the pure, thou didst show thyself pure, But, with the perverse, thou didst show thyself ready to contend.

Webster

With the pure thou wilt show thyself pure; and with the froward thou wilt contend.

World English Bible

With the pure, you will show yourself pure. With the crooked you will show yourself shrewd.

Youngs Literal Translation

With the pure Thou showest Thyself pure, And with the perverse showest Thyself a wrestler,

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Psalm 18:26

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Praise For Deliverance

25 With the kind You show Yourself kind; With the blameless You show Yourself blameless; 26 With the pure You show Yourself pure, And with the crooked You show Yourself astute. 27 For You save an afflicted people, But haughty eyes You abase.


Cross References

Proverbs 3:34

Though He scoffs at the scoffers, Yet He gives grace to the afflicted.

Leviticus 26:23-24

'And if by these things you are not turned to Me, but act with hostility against Me,

Leviticus 26:27-28

'Yet if in spite of this you do not obey Me, but act with hostility against Me,

Psalm 109:17-19

He also loved cursing, so it came to him; And he did not delight in blessing, so it was far from him.

Romans 2:4-6

Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?

Romans 2:9

There will be tribulation and distress for every soul of man who does evil, of the Jew first and also of the Greek,

James 2:13

For judgment will be merciless to one who has shown no mercy; mercy triumphs over judgment.

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