Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

He deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil.

Holman Bible

Even on his bed he makes malicious plans.
He sets himself on a path that is not good
and does not reject evil.

International Standard Version

He devises iniquity on his bed and is determined to follow a path that is not good. He does not resist evil.

A Conservative Version

He devises iniquity upon his bed. He sets himself in a way that is not good. He does not abhor evil.

American Standard Version

He deviseth iniquity upon his bed; He setteth himself in a way that is not good; He abhorreth not evil.

Amplified


He plans wrongdoing on his bed;
He sets himself on a path that is not good;
He does not reject or despise evil.

Bible in Basic English

He gives thought to evil on his bed; he takes a way which is not good; he is not a hater of evil.

Darby Translation

He deviseth wickedness up on his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good: he abhorreth not evil.

Julia Smith Translation

He will purpose vanity upon his bed; he will set himself upon a way not good; he will not reject evil

King James 2000

He devises mischief upon his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he abhors not evil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He plans sin on his bed. He puts himself on a way [that is] not good. He does not reject evil.

Modern King James verseion

He plots evil on his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he does not hate evil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He imagineth mischief upon his bed, and hath set himself in no good way; neither doth he abhor any thing that is evil.

NET Bible

He plans ways to sin while he lies in bed; he is committed to a sinful lifestyle; he does not reject what is evil.

New Heart English Bible

He plots iniquity on his bed. He sets himself in a way that is not good. He doesn't abhor evil.

The Emphasized Bible

Iniquity, deviseth he upon his bed, - he taketh his stand in a way, not good, Wrong, doth he not abhor!

Webster

He deviseth mischief upon his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good; he abhorreth not evil.

World English Bible

He plots iniquity on his bed. He sets himself in a way that is not good. He doesn't abhor evil.

Youngs Literal Translation

Iniquity he deviseth on his bed, He stationeth himself on a way not good, Evil he doth not refuse.'

References

Hastings

Context Readings

How Precious Is Your Steadfast Love

3 The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit;
He has ceased to be wise and to do good.
4 He plans wickedness upon his bed;
He sets himself on a path that is not good;
He does not despise evil.
5 Your lovingkindness, O Lord, extends to the heavens,
Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.


Cross References

Proverbs 4:16

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

Isaiah 65:2

I have spread out My hands all day long to a rebellious people,
Who walk in the way which is not good, following their own thoughts,

Micah 2:1

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.

Romans 12:9

Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.

Psalm 97:10

Hate evil, you who love the Lord,
Who preserves the souls of His godly ones;
He delivers them from the hand of the wicked.

1 Samuel 19:11

Then Saul sent messengers to David’s house to watch him, in order to put him to death in the morning. But Michal, David’s wife, told him, saying, “If you do not save your life tonight, tomorrow you will be put to death.”

Esther 5:14

Then Zeresh his wife and all his friends said to him, “Have a gallows fifty cubits high made and in the morning ask the king to have Mordecai hanged on it; then go joyfully with the king to the banquet.” And the advice pleased Haman, so he had the gallows made.

Esther 6:4

So the king said, “Who is in the court?” Now Haman had just entered the outer court of the king’s palace in order to speak to the king about hanging Mordecai on the gallows which he had prepared for him.

Job 15:16

How much less one who is detestable and corrupt,
Man, who drinks iniquity like water!

Psalm 38:12

Those who seek my life lay snares for me;
And those who seek to injure me have threatened destruction,
And they devise treachery all day long.

Psalm 52:3

You love evil more than good,
Falsehood more than speaking what is right. Selah.

Proverbs 24:23

These also are sayings of the wise.
To show partiality in judgment is not good.

Jeremiah 6:16

Thus says the Lord,
“Stand by the ways and see and ask for the ancient paths,
Where the good way is, and walk in it;
And you will find rest for your souls.
But they said, ‘We will not walk in it.’

Jeremiah 8:6

“I have listened and heard,
They have spoken what is not right;
No man repented of his wickedness,
Saying, ‘What have I done?’
Everyone turned to his course,
Like a horse charging into the battle.

Jeremiah 9:2-9

Oh that I had in the desert
A wayfarers’ lodging place;
That I might leave my people
And go from them!
For all of them are adulterers,
An assembly of treacherous men.

Hosea 7:6-7

For their hearts are like an oven
As they approach their plotting;
Their anger smolders all night,
In the morning it burns like a flaming fire.

Amos 5:15

Hate evil, love good,
And establish justice in the gate!
Perhaps the Lord God of hosts
May be gracious to the remnant of Joseph.

Micah 6:8

He has told you, O man, what is good;
And what does the Lord require of you
But to do justice, to love kindness,
And to walk humbly with your God?

Matthew 27:1

Now when morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people conferred together against Jesus to put Him to death;

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.

Romans 1:32

and although they know the ordinance of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, they not only do the same, but also give hearty approval to those who practice them.

Revelation 2:2

I know your deeds and your toil and perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate evil men, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and you found them to be false;

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