Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

In whose hands is a wicked scheme,
And whose right hand is full of bribes.

King James Version

In whose hands is mischief, and their right hand is full of bribes.

Holman Bible

in whose hands are evil schemes
and whose right hands are filled with bribes.

International Standard Version

Their hands are filled with wicked schemes, and their right hands with bribes.

A Conservative Version

in whose hands is wickedness, and their right hand is full of bribes.

American Standard Version

In whose hands is wickedness, And their right hand is full of bribes.

Amplified


In whose hands is a wicked scheme,
And whose right hand is full of bribes.

Bible in Basic English

In whose hands are evil designs, and whose right hands take money for judging falsely.

Darby Translation

In whose hands are evil devices, and their right hand is full of bribes.

Julia Smith Translation

Which in their hands mischief, and their right hand filled with sifts.

King James 2000

In whose hands is mischief, and their right hand is full of bribes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

in whose hands [is] an evil plan, and whose right hand is full of bribes.

Modern King James verseion

in whose hands is a plot, and their right hand is full of a bribe.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

in whose hands is wickedness, and their righthand is full of gifts.

NET Bible

who are always ready to do wrong or offer a bribe.

New Heart English Bible

in whose hands is wickedness, their right hand is full of bribes.

The Emphasized Bible

In whose hands is a plot, and, their right hand, is filled with a bribe.

Webster

In whose hands is mischief, and their right hand is full of bribes.

World English Bible

in whose hands is wickedness, their right hand is full of bribes.

Youngs Literal Translation

In whose hand is a wicked device, And their right hand is full of bribes.

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Prayer For Vindication

9 Do not take my soul away along with sinners,
Nor my life with men of bloodshed,
10 In whose hands is a wicked scheme,
And whose right hand is full of bribes.
11 But as for me, I shall walk in my integrity;
Redeem me, and be gracious to me.


Cross References

Exodus 23:8

You shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and subverts the cause of the just.

Deuteronomy 16:19

You shall not distort justice; you shall not be partial, and you shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.

1 Samuel 8:3

His sons, however, did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after dishonest gain and took bribes and perverted justice.

Psalm 10:14

You have seen it, for You have beheld mischief and vexation to take it into Your hand.
The unfortunate commits himself to You;
You have been the helper of the orphan.

Psalm 11:2

For, behold, the wicked bend the bow,
They make ready their arrow upon the string
To shoot in darkness at the upright in heart.

Psalm 36:4

He plans wickedness upon his bed;
He sets himself on a path that is not good;
He does not despise evil.

Psalm 52:2

Your tongue devises destruction,
Like a sharp razor, O worker of deceit.

Psalm 55:9-11

Confuse, O Lord, divide their tongues,
For I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Proverbs 1:16

For their feet run to evil
And they hasten to shed blood.

Proverbs 4:16

For they cannot sleep unless they do evil;
And they are robbed of sleep unless they make someone stumble.

Isaiah 33:15

He who walks righteously and speaks with sincerity,
He who rejects unjust gain
And shakes his hands so that they hold no bribe;
He who stops his ears from hearing about bloodshed
And shuts his eyes from looking upon evil;

Ezekiel 22:12-13

In you they have taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and profits, and you have injured your neighbors for gain by oppression, and you have forgotten Me,” declares the Lord God.

Amos 5:12

For I know your transgressions are many and your sins are great,
You who distress the righteous and accept bribes
And turn aside the poor in the gate.

Micah 2:1-3

Woe to those who scheme iniquity,
Who work out evil on their beds!
When morning comes, they do it,
For it is in the power of their hands.

Micah 7:3

Concerning evil, both hands do it well.
The prince asks, also the judge, for a bribe,
And a great man speaks the desire of his soul;
So they weave it together.

Matthew 26:3-4

Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered together in the court of the high priest, named Caiaphas;

Acts 23:12

When it was day, the Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves under an oath, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.

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