Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

for Jehovah loveth judgment, and will not forsake his saints: They are preserved for ever; but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.

New American Standard Bible

For the LORD loves justice And does not forsake His godly ones; They are preserved forever, But the descendants of the wicked will be cut off.

King James Version

For the LORD loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.

Holman Bible

For the Lord loves justice
and will not abandon His faithful ones.
They are kept safe forever,
but the children of the wicked will be destroyed.

International Standard Version

Indeed, the LORD loves justice, and he will not abandon his godly ones. They are kept safe forever, but the lawless will be chased away, and the descendants of the wicked will be cut off.

A Conservative Version

For LORD loves justice, and forsakes not his sanctified. They are preserved forever, but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.

American Standard Version

For Jehovah loveth justice, And forsaketh not his saints; They are preserved for ever: But the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.

Amplified

For the Lord delights in justice and forsakes not His saints; they are preserved forever, but the offspring of the wicked [in time] shall be cut off.

Bible in Basic English

For the Lord is a lover of righteousness, and takes care of his saints; they will be kept safe for ever; but the seed of the evil-doers will be cut off.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the LORD loves uprightness and does not forsake his merciful ones; they are preserved for ever, but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.

Julia Smith Translation

For Jehovah love's judgment, and he will not forsake his godly ones; forever they were watched, and the seed of the unjust was cut off.

King James 2000

For the LORD loves justice, and forsakes not his saints; they are preserved forever: but the descendants of the wicked shall be cut off.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Yahweh loves justice and will not forsake his faithful ones. They are protected forever. But [the] children of [the] wicked will be cut off.

Modern King James verseion

For Jehovah loves judgment and does not forsake His saints; they are kept forever; but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the LORD loveth the thing that is right; he forsaketh not his saints, but they are preserved forever. The unrighteous shall be punished; as for the seed of the ungodly, it shall be rooted out.

NET Bible

For the Lord promotes justice, and never abandons his faithful followers. They are permanently secure, but the children of evil men are wiped out.

New Heart English Bible

For the LORD loves justice, and doesn't forsake his holy ones. They are preserved forever, but the children of the wicked shall be cut off.

The Emphasized Bible

For, Yahweh, loveth justice, and will not forsake his men of lovingkindness, Unto times age-abiding, have the perverse been destroyed, - and the seed of the lawless, been cut off.

Webster

For the LORD loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.

World English Bible

For Yahweh loves justice, and doesn't forsake his saints. They are preserved forever, but the children of the wicked shall be cut off.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Jehovah is loving judgment, And He doth not forsake His saintly ones, To the age they have been kept, And the seed of the wicked is cut off.

Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

27 Depart from evil, and do good, and dwell for evermore; 28 for Jehovah loveth judgment, and will not forsake his saints: They are preserved for ever; but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off. 29 The righteous shall possess the land, and dwell therein for ever.


Cross References

Psalm 21:10

Their fruit shalt thou destroy from the earth, and their seed from among the children of men.

Proverbs 2:22

but the wicked shall be cut off from the land, and the unfaithful shall be plucked up out of it.

Psalm 11:7

For righteous is Jehovah; he loveth righteousness, his countenance doth behold the upright.

Psalm 37:25

I have been young, and now am old, and I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed seeking bread:

Isaiah 59:21

And as for me, this is my covenant with them, saith Jehovah: My spirit that is upon thee, and my words which I have put in thy mouth, shall not depart out of thy mouth, nor out of the mouth of thy seed, nor out of the mouth of thy seed's seed, saith Jehovah, from henceforth and for ever.

Exodus 20:5

thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them; for I, Jehovah thy God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the sons to the third and to the fourth generation of them that hate me,

Job 18:19

He hath neither son nor grandson among his people, nor any remaining in the places of his sojourn.

Job 27:14

If his children be multiplied, it is for the sword, and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread;

Psalm 37:40

And Jehovah will help them and deliver them: he will deliver them from the wicked, and save them; for they trust in him.

Psalm 45:6-7

Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever; a sceptre of uprightness is the sceptre of thy kingdom:

Psalm 92:13-15

Those that are planted in the house of Jehovah shall flourish in the courts of our God:

Psalm 99:4

And the strength of the king that loveth justice. Thou hast established equity: it is thou that executest judgment and righteousness in Jacob.

Isaiah 14:20-21

Thou shalt not be joined with them in burial; for thou hast destroyed thy land, hast slain thy people. Of the seed of evildoers no mention shall be made for ever.

Isaiah 30:18

And therefore will Jehovah wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he lift himself up, that he may have mercy upon you; for Jehovah is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him.

Isaiah 61:8

For I, Jehovah, love judgment, I hate robbery with wrong; and I will give their recompence in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

Jeremiah 9:24

but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am Jehovah, who exercise loving-kindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth; for in these things I delight, saith Jehovah.

Jeremiah 32:40-41

And I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not draw back from them, to do them good; and I will put my fear in their heart, that they may not turn aside from me.

John 5:24

Verily, verily, I say unto you, that he that hears my word, and believes him that has sent me, has life eternal, and does not come into judgment, but is passed out of death into life.

John 6:39-40

And this is the will of him that has sent me, that of all that he has given me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up in the last day.

John 10:28-30

and I give them life eternal; and they shall never perish, and no one shall seize them out of my hand.

John 15:9

As the Father has loved me, I also have loved you: abide in my love.

1 Peter 1:5

who are kept guarded by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

1 John 2:19

They went out from among us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have surely remained with us, but that they might be made manifest that none are of us.

Jude 1:1

Jude, bondman of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to the called ones beloved in God the Father and preserved in Jesus Christ:

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