Parallel Verses

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.

Holman Bible

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

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
Thinking that his sinfulness will not be discovered and hated [by God].

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.

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

Context Readings

How Precious Is Your Steadfast Love

1 For the choir director. A Psalm of David the servant of the Lord.
Transgression speaks to the ungodly within his heart;
There is no fear of God before his eyes.
2 For it flatters him in his own eyes
Concerning the discovery of his iniquity and the hatred of it.
3 The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit;
He has ceased to be wise and to do good.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 29:19

It shall be when he hears the words of this curse, that he will boast, saying, ‘I have peace though I walk in the stubbornness of my heart in order to destroy the watered land with the dry.’

Psalm 49:18

Though while he lives he congratulates himself—
And though men praise you when you do well for yourself—

Psalm 10:3

For the wicked boasts of his heart’s desire,
And the greedy man curses and spurns the Lord.

1 Samuel 15:18-24

and the Lord sent you on a mission, and said, ‘Go and utterly destroy the sinners, the Amalekites, and fight against them until they are exterminated.’

1 Chronicles 10:13-14

So Saul died for his trespass which he committed against the Lord, because of the word of the Lord which he did not keep; and also because he asked counsel of a medium, making inquiry of it,

Jeremiah 2:23

How can you say, ‘I am not defiled,
I have not gone after the Baals’?
Look at your way in the valley!
Know what you have done!
You are a swift young camel entangling her ways,

Jeremiah 2:34-35

“Also on your skirts is found
The lifeblood of the innocent poor;
You did not find them breaking in.
But in spite of all these things,

Jeremiah 17:9

“The heart is more deceitful than all else
And is desperately sick;
Who can understand it?

Hosea 12:7-8

A merchant, in whose hands are false balances,
He loves to oppress.

Luke 10:29

But wishing to justify himself, he said to Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”

Luke 16:14-15

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

Romans 3:9

What then? Are we better than they? Not at all; for we have already charged that both Jews and Greeks are all under sin;

Romans 7:9

I was once alive apart from the Law; but when the commandment came, sin became alive and I died;

Romans 10:3

For not knowing about God’s righteousness and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God.

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