Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

for in his own eyes he flatters himself too much
to discover and hate his sin.

New American Standard Bible

For it flatters him in his own eyes Concerning the discovery of his iniquity and the hatred of it.

King James Version

For he flattereth himself in his own eyes, until his iniquity be found to be hateful.

International Standard Version

He flatters himself too much to discover his transgression and hate it.

A Conservative Version

For he flatters himself in his own eyes, that his iniquity will not be found out and be hated.

American Standard Version

For he flattereth himself in his own eyes, That his iniquity will not be found out and be hated.

Amplified

For he flatters and deceives himself in his own eyes that his iniquity will not be found out and be hated.

Bible in Basic English

For he takes comfort in the thought that his sin will not be uncovered and hated.

Darby Translation

For he flattereth himself in his own eyes, even when his iniquity is found to be hateful.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For he flatters himself in his own eyes until his iniquity is found to be hateful.

Julia Smith Translation

For he made smooth to himself in his eyes, to find his iniquity to hate.

King James 2000

For he flatters himself in his own eyes, until his iniquity is found to be hateful.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For he flatters himself in his eyes, hating to detect his iniquity.

Modern King James verseion

For he flatters himself in his own eyes in order to find his iniquity, to hate it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For he flattereth himself in his own sight, until his abominable sin be found out.

NET Bible

for he is too proud to recognize and give up his sin.

New Heart English Bible

For he flatters himself in his own eyes, too much to detect and hate his sin.

The Emphasized Bible

For he flattereth himself too much in his own eyes, to find his iniquity - to hate it .

Webster

For he flattereth himself in his own eyes, until his iniquity is found to be hateful.

World English Bible

For he flatters himself in his own eyes, too much to detect and hate his sin.

Youngs Literal Translation

For he made it smooth to himself in his eyes, To find his iniquity to be hated.

References

Hastings

Prayers for Psalm 36:2

Context Readings

How Precious Is Your Steadfast Love

1 For the choir director. A psalm of David, the Lord’s servant.An oracle within my heart
concerning the transgression of the wicked person:
There is no dread of God before his eyes,
2 for in his own eyes he flatters himself too much
to discover and hate his sin.
3 The words of his mouth are malicious and deceptive;
he has stopped acting wisely and doing good.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 29:19

When someone hears the words of this oath, he may consider himself exempt, thinking, ‘I will have peace even though I follow my own stubborn heart.’ This will lead to the destruction of the well-watered land as well as the dry land.

Psalm 49:18

Though he praises himself during his lifetime—
and people praise you when you do well for yourself

Psalm 10:3

For the wicked one boasts about his own cravings;
the one who is greedy curses and despises the Lord.

1 Samuel 15:18-24

and then sent you on a mission and said: ‘Go and completely destroy the sinful Amalekites. Fight against them until you have annihilated them.’

1 Chronicles 10:13-14

Saul died for his unfaithfulness to the Lord because he did not keep the Lord’s word. He even consulted a medium for guidance,

Jeremiah 2:23

How can you protest, “I am not defiled;
I have not followed the Baals”?
Look at your behavior in the valley;
acknowledge what you have done.
You are a swift young camel
twisting and turning on her way,

Jeremiah 2:34-35

Moreover, your skirts are stained
with the blood of the innocent poor.
You did not catch them breaking and entering.
But in spite of all these things

Jeremiah 17:9

The heart is more deceitful than anything else,
and incurable—who can understand it?

Hosea 12:7-8

A merchant loves to extort
with dishonest scales in his hands.

Luke 10:29

But wanting to justify himself, he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”

Luke 16:14-15

The Pharisees, who were lovers of money, were listening to all these things and scoffing at Him.

Romans 3:9

What then? Are we any better? Not at all! For we have previously charged that both Jews and Gentiles are all under sin,

Romans 7:9

Once I was alive apart from the law, but when the commandment came, sin sprang to life

Romans 10:3

Because they disregarded the righteousness from God and attempted to establish their own righteousness, they have not submitted themselves to God’s righteousness.

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