Parallel Verses

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.

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 does not abandon His saints (faithful ones);
They are preserved forever,
But the descendants of the wicked will [in time] 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.

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 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 live forevermore. 28 For Jehovah loves judgment and does not forsake His saints; they are kept forever; but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off. 29 The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell in it forever.


Cross References

Psalm 21:10

Their fruit shall You destroy from the earth, and their seed from among the sons of men.

Proverbs 2:22

But the wicked shall be cut off from the earth, and the transgressors shall be rooted out of it.

Psalm 11:7

For the righteous Jehovah loves righteousness; His face looks on the upright.

Psalm 37:25

I have been young, and am old; yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, or his seed begging bread.

Isaiah 59:21

As for Me, this is My covenant with them, says Jehovah; My Spirit that is on you, and My Words which I have put in your mouth, shall not depart out of your mouth, nor out of the mouth of your seed, nor out of the mouth of your seed's seed, says Jehovah, from now on and forever.

Exodus 20:5

You shall not bow yourself down to them, nor serve them. For I Jehovah your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the sons to the third and fourth generation of those that hate me,

Job 18:19

He shall have neither son nor kinsman among his people, nor any remaining in his dwellings.

Job 27:14

If his sons are multiplied, the sword is for them; and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.

Psalm 37:40

And Jehovah shall help them, and deliver them; He shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in Him.

Psalm 45:6-7

Your throne, O God, is forever and ever; the staff of Your kingdom is a staff of righteousness.

Psalm 92:13-15

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

Psalm 99:4

The king's strength also loved judgment; You established uprightness; You worked judgment and righteousness in Jacob.

Isaiah 14:20-21

You shall not be joined with them in burial, because you ruined your land and killed your people; the seed of evildoers shall never be famous.

Isaiah 30:18

And so Jehovah waits to be gracious to you. And therefore He is exalted, that He may have mercy on you. For Jehovah is a God of judgment; blessed are all those who wait for Him.

Isaiah 61:8

For I Jehovah love judgment, I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

Jeremiah 9:24

but let him who glories glory in this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am Jehovah, doing kindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth; for in these I delight, says Jehovah.

Jeremiah 32:40-41

And I will cut an everlasting covenant with them that I will not turn away from them, to do them good. But I will put My fear in their hearts, that they shall not depart from Me.

John 5:24

Truly, truly, I say to you, He who hears My Word and believes on Him who sent Me has everlasting life and shall not come into condemnation, but has passed from death to life.

John 6:39-40

And this is the will of the Father who sent Me, that of all which He has given Me I should lose nothing but should raise it up again at the last day.

John 10:28-30

And I give to them eternal life, and they shall never ever perish, and not anyone shall pluck them out of My hand.

John 15:9

As the Father has loved Me, so I have loved you; continue in My love.

1 Peter 1:5

by the power of God, having been kept through faith to a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time;

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they were of us, they would have continued with us. But they went out so that it might be revealed that they were not all of us.

Jude 1:1

Jude, a servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to the ones called in God the Father, having been set apart, and having been kept by Jesus Christ:

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