Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

You hide them in the secret place of Your presence from the conspiracies of man; You keep them secretly in a shelter from the strife of tongues.

King James Version

Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man: thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.

Holman Bible

You hide them in the protection of Your presence; You conceal them in a shelter from the schemes of men, from quarrelsome tongues.

International Standard Version

You will hide them in the secret place of your presence, away from the conspiracies of men. You will hide them in your tent, away from their contentious tongues.

A Conservative Version

In the covert of thy presence thou will hide them from the plotting of man. Thou will keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.

American Standard Version

In the covert of thy presence wilt thou hide them from the plottings of man: Thou wilt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.

Amplified

In the secret place of Your presence You hide them from the plots of men; You keep them secretly in Your pavilion from the strife of tongues.

Bible in Basic English

You will keep them safe in your house from the designs of man; in the secret of your tent will you keep them from angry tongues.

Darby Translation

Thou keepest them concealed in the secret of thy presence from the conspiracies of man; thou hidest them in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou shalt keep them in the secret place of thy face from the pride of man; thou shalt keep them in the tabernacle protected from the strife of tongues.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou wilt cover them in the covering of thy face from the snares of man: thou wilt conceal them in the booth from the strife of tongues.

King James 2000

You shall hide them in the secret of your presence from the pride of man: you shall keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You will hide them in the protection of your presence from [the] plots of man. You will hide them in a shelter from [the] strife of tongues.

Modern King James verseion

You shall hide them in the secrecy of Your presence from the pride of man; You shall hide them in a shelter away from the strife of tongues.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt hide them privily by thine own presence from the provoking of all men; thou shalt keep them secretly in thy tabernacle from the strife of tongues.

NET Bible

You hide them with you, where they are safe from the attacks of men; you conceal them in a shelter, where they are safe from slanderous attacks.

New Heart English Bible

In the shelter of your presence you will hide them from the plotting of man. You will keep them secretly in a dwelling away from the strife of tongues.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou wilt conceal them, in the secrecy of thine own presence, from the conspiracies of men, - Thou wilt hide them in a pavilion, from the strife of tongues.

Webster

Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence from the pride of man: thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion from the strife of tongues.

World English Bible

In the shelter of your presence you will hide them from the plotting of man. You will keep them secretly in a dwelling away from the strife of tongues.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou hast wrought for those trusting in Thee, Before sons of men. Thou hidest them in the secret place of Thy presence, From artifices of man, Thou concealest them in a tabernacle, From the strife of tongues.

References

Prayers for Psalm 31:20

Context Readings

A Plea For Protection

19 How great is Your goodness, Which You have stored up for those who fear You, Which You have wrought for those who take refuge in You, Before the sons of men! 20 You hide them in the secret place of Your presence from the conspiracies of man; You keep them secretly in a shelter from the strife of tongues. 21 Blessed be the LORD, For He has made marvelous His lovingkindness to me in a besieged city.


Cross References

Psalm 27:5

For in the day of trouble He will conceal me in His tabernacle; In the secret place of His tent He will hide me; He will lift me up on a rock.

Job 5:21

"You will be hidden from the scourge of the tongue, And you will not be afraid of violence when it comes.

Psalm 32:7

You are my hiding place; You preserve me from trouble; You surround me with songs of deliverance. Selah.

Exodus 18:11

"Now I know that the LORD is greater than all the gods; indeed, it was proven when they dealt proudly against the people."

Psalm 10:2

In pride the wicked hotly pursue the afflicted; Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised.

Psalm 36:11

Let not the foot of pride come upon me, And let not the hand of the wicked drive me away.

Psalm 40:4

How blessed is the man who has made the LORD his trust, And has not turned to the proud, nor to those who lapse into falsehood.

Psalm 64:2-4

Hide me from the secret counsel of evildoers, From the tumult of those who do iniquity,

Psalm 86:14

O God, arrogant men have risen up against me, And a band of violent men have sought my life, And they have not set You before them.

Psalm 91:1-4

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalm 124:5

Then the raging waters would have swept over our soul."

Psalm 140:3

They sharpen their tongues as a serpent; Poison of a viper is under their lips. Selah.

Psalm 140:5

The proud have hidden a trap for me, and cords; They have spread a net by the wayside; They have set snares for me. Selah.

Romans 13:13

Let us behave properly as in the day, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and sensuality, not in strife and jealousy.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I am afraid that perhaps when I come I may find you to be not what I wish and may be found by you to be not what you wish; that perhaps there will be strife, jealousy, angry tempers, disputes, slanders, gossip, arrogance, disturbances;

Galatians 5:20

idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions,

1 Timothy 6:4

he is conceited and understands nothing; but he has a morbid interest in controversial questions and disputes about words, out of which arise envy, strife, abusive language, evil suspicions,

James 3:5-6

So also the tongue is a small part of the body, and yet it boasts of great things See how great a forest is set aflame by such a small fire!

James 3:14-16

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth.

James 4:6

But He gives a greater grace Therefore it says, "GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE."

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