Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Turn away from evil and do what is good,
and dwell there forever.
28 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.
29 The righteous will inherit the land
and dwell in it permanently.


Cross References

Psalm 21:10

You will wipe their descendants from the earth
and their offspring from the human race.

Proverbs 2:22

but the wicked will be cut off from the land,
and the treacherous uprooted from it.

Psalm 11:7

For the Lord is righteous; He loves righteous deeds.
The upright will see His face.

Psalm 37:25

I have been young and now I am old,
yet I have not seen the righteous abandoned
or his children begging for bread.

Isaiah 59:21

“As for Me, this is My covenant with them,” says the Lord: “My Spirit who is on you, and My words that I have put in your mouth, will not depart from your mouth, or from the mouth of your children, or from the mouth of your children’s children, from now on and forever,” says the Lord.

Exodus 20:5

5 You must not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the fathers’ sin, to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me,

Job 18:19

He has no children or descendants among his people,
no survivor where he used to live.

Job 27:14

Even if his children increase, they are destined for the sword;
his descendants will never have enough food.

Psalm 37:40

The Lord helps and delivers them;
He will deliver them from the wicked and will save them
because they take refuge in Him.

Psalm 45:6-7

Your throne, God, is forever and ever;
the scepter of Your kingdom is a scepter of justice.

Psalm 92:13-15

Planted in the house of the Lord,
they thrive in the courts of our God.

Psalm 99:4

The mighty King loves justice.
You have established fairness;
You have administered justice
and righteousness in Jacob.

Isaiah 14:20-21

You will not join them in burial,
because you destroyed your land
and slaughtered your own people.
The offspring of evildoers
will never be remembered.

Isaiah 30:18

Therefore the Lord is waiting to show you mercy,
and is rising up to show you compassion,
for the Lord is a just God.
All who wait patiently for Him are happy.

Isaiah 61:8

For I Yahweh love justice;
I hate robbery and injustice;
I will faithfully reward them
and make an everlasting covenant with them.

Jeremiah 9:24

But the one who boasts should boast in this,
that he understands and knows Me
that I am Yahweh, showing faithful love,
justice, and righteousness on the earth,
for I delight in these things.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Jeremiah 32:40-41

“I will make an everlasting covenant with them: I will never turn away from doing good to them, and I will put fear of Me in their hearts so they will never again turn away from Me.

John 5:24

“I assure you: Anyone who hears My word and believes Him who sent Me has eternal life and will not come under judgment but has passed from death to life.

John 6:39-40

This is the will of Him who sent Me: that I should lose none of those He has given Me but should raise them up on the last day.

John 10:28-30

I give them eternal life, and they will never perish—ever! No one will snatch them out of My hand.

John 15:9

“As the Father has loved Me, I have also loved you. Remain in My love.

1 Peter 1:5

You are being protected by God’s power through faith for a salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they did not belong to us; for if they had belonged to us, they would have remained with us. However, they went out so that it might be made clear that none of them belongs to us.

Jude 1:1

Jude, a slave of Jesus Christ and a brother of James:To those who are the called, loved by God the Father and kept by Jesus Christ.

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