Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The wicked plots against the righteous And gnashes at him with his teeth.

King James Version

The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth.

Holman Bible

The wicked schemes against the righteous and gnashes his teeth at him.

International Standard Version

The wicked person plots against the righteous, and grinds his teeth at him.

A Conservative Version

The wicked man plots against the righteous man, and gnashes upon him with his teeth.

American Standard Version

The wicked plotteth against the just, And gnasheth upon him with his teeth.

Amplified

The wicked plot against the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright in right standing with God); they gnash at them with their teeth.

Bible in Basic English

The sinner has evil designs against the upright, lifting up the voice of wrath against him.

Darby Translation

The wicked plotteth against the righteous, and gnasheth his teeth against him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Zain The wicked plots against the just and gnashes upon him with his teeth.

Julia Smith Translation

The unjust one meditated against the just, and gnashed upon him with his teeth.

King James 2000

The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes upon him with his teeth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] wicked plans [evil] against the righteous, and gnashes at him [with] his teeth.

Modern King James verseion

The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes on him with his teeth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The ungodly layeth wait for the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth.

NET Bible

Evil men plot against the godly and viciously attack them.

New Heart English Bible

The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes at him with his teeth.

The Emphasized Bible

Plotting is the lawless one, against the just, and gnashing upon him with his teeth.

Webster

The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth.

World English Bible

The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes at him with his teeth.

Youngs Literal Translation

The wicked is devising against the righteous, And gnashing against him his teeth.

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 37:12

Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

11 But the humble will inherit the land And will delight themselves in abundant prosperity. 12 The wicked plots against the righteous And gnashes at him with his teeth. 13 The Lord laughs at him, For He sees his day is coming.


Cross References

Psalm 35:16

Like godless jesters at a feast, They gnashed at me with their teeth.

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.

1 Samuel 18:21

Saul thought, "I will give her to him that she may become a snare to him, and that the hand of the Philistines may be against him " Therefore Saul said to David, "For a second time you may be my son-in-law today."

1 Samuel 23:7-9

When it was told Saul that David had come to Keilah, Saul said, "God has delivered him into my hand, for he shut himself in by entering a city with double gates and bars."

2 Samuel 15:10-12

But Absalom sent spies throughout all the tribes of Israel, saying, "As soon as you hear the sound of the trumpet, then you shall say, 'Absalom is king in Hebron.'"

Esther 3:6

But he disdained to lay hands on Mordecai alone, for they had told him who the people of Mordecai were; therefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews, the people of Mordecai, who were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus.

Psalm 31:13

For I have heard the slander of many, Terror is on every side; While they took counsel together against me, They schemed to take away my life.

Psalm 37:32

The wicked spies upon the righteous And seeks to kill him.

Daniel 8:12

And on account of transgression the host will be given over to the horn along with the regular sacrifice; and it will fling truth to the ground and perform its will and prosper.

Daniel 8:24

"His power will be mighty, but not by his own power, And he will destroy to an extraordinary degree And prosper and perform his will; He will destroy mighty men and the holy people.

Matthew 26:4

and they plotted together to seize Jesus by stealth and kill Him.

Matthew 26:16

From then on he began looking for a good opportunity to betray Jesus.

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