Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Ye sons of men, till when is my glory to be put to shame? How long will ye love vanity, will ye seek after a lie? Selah.

New American Standard Bible

O sons of men, how long will my honor become a reproach? How long will you love what is worthless and aim at deception? Selah.

King James Version

O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah.

Holman Bible

How long, exalted men, will my honor be insulted?
How long will you love what is worthless
and pursue a lie?Selah

International Standard Version

You people, how long will you malign my reputation? How long will you love what is vain and what is false? Interlude

A Conservative Version

O ye sons of men, how long shall my glory be turned into dishonor? Will ye love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah.

American Standard Version

O ye sons of men, how long shall my glory be turned into dishonor? How long will ye love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah

Amplified

O you sons of men, how long will you turn my honor and glory into shame? How long will you love vanity and futility and seek after lies? Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Bible in Basic English

O you sons of men, how long will you go on turning my glory into shame? how long will you give your love to foolish things, going after what is false? (Selah.)

Jubilee 2000 Bible

O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after the lie? Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

Sons of man, how long mine honor for shame? Ye will love emptiness, ye. will seek falsehood. Silence.

King James 2000

O you sons of men, how long will you turn my glory into shame? how long will you love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

O sons of man, how long will my honor be a disgrace? [How long] will you love vanity? [How long] will you seek lies? Selah

Modern King James verseion

O sons of men, how long will you turn My glory into shame? Will you love vanity and seek after a lie? Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O ye sons of men, how long will ye blaspheme mine honour, and have such pleasure in vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah.

NET Bible

You men, how long will you try to turn my honor into shame? How long will you love what is worthless and search for what is deceptive? (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

You sons of men, how long shall my glory be turned into dishonor? Will you love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye sons of the great! how long, turning my glory to contempt, will ye love emptiness, will ye seek falsehood? Selah.

Webster

O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah.

World English Bible

You sons of men, how long shall my glory be turned into dishonor? Will you love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

Sons of men! till when is my glory for shame? Ye love a vain thing, ye seek a lie. Selah.

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

A Night Prayer

1 {To the chief Musician. On stringed instruments. A Psalm of David.} When I call, answer me, O God of my righteousness: in pressure thou hast enlarged me; be gracious unto me, and hear my prayer. 2 Ye sons of men, till when is my glory to be put to shame? How long will ye love vanity, will ye seek after a lie? Selah. 3 But know that Jehovah hath set apart the pious man for himself: Jehovah will hear when I call unto him.


Cross References

Psalm 3:3

But thou, Jehovah, art a shield about me; my glory, and the lifter up of my head.

Psalm 5:6

Thou wilt destroy them that speak lies: Jehovah abhorreth a man of blood and deceit.

Exodus 10:3

And Moses and Aaron came to Pharaoh, and said to him, Thus saith Jehovah the God of the Hebrews: How long dost thou refuse to humble thyself before me? let my people go, that they may serve me.

Numbers 14:11

And Jehovah said to Moses, How long will this people despise me? and how long will they not believe me, for all the signs which I have done among them?

1 Samuel 12:21

and turn ye not aside; for it would be after vain things which cannot profit nor deliver; for they are vain.

Psalm 2:1

Why are the nations in tumultuous agitation, and why do the peoples meditate a vain thing?

Psalm 14:6

Ye have shamed the counsel of the afflicted, because Jehovah was his refuge.

Psalm 31:6

I have hated them that observe lying vanities; and as for me, I have confided in Jehovah.

Psalm 57:4

My soul is in the midst of lions; I lie down among them that breathe out flames, the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

Psalm 58:1

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam.} Is righteousness indeed silent? Do ye speak it? Do ye judge with equity, ye sons of men?

Psalm 58:3

The wicked go astray from the womb; they err as soon as they are born, speaking lies.

Psalm 63:11

But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that sweareth by him shall glory: for the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.

Psalm 72:2

He will judge thy people with righteousness, and thine afflicted with judgment.

Psalm 106:20

And they changed their glory into the similitude of an ox that eateth grass.

Proverbs 1:22

How long, simple ones, will ye love simpleness, and scorners take pleasure in their scorning, and the foolish hate knowledge?

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the children of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This is an evil among all that is done under the sun, that one thing befalleth all: yea, also the heart of the children of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live; and after that, they have to go to the dead.

Isaiah 20:5

And they shall be terrified and ashamed of Ethiopia their confidence, and of Egypt their boast.

Isaiah 45:17

Israel shall be saved by Jehovah with an everlasting salvation: ye shall not be ashamed nor confounded, unto the ages of ages.

Isaiah 59:4

none calleth for justice, none pleadeth in truthfulness. They trust in vanity, and speak falsehood; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Jeremiah 2:5

Thus saith Jehovah: What injustice have your fathers found in me, that they are gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and become vain?

Jeremiah 2:11

Hath a nation changed its gods? and they are no gods; but my people have changed their glory for that which doth not profit.

Jeremiah 9:3

And they bend their tongue, their bow of falsehood, and not for fidelity are they valiant in the land; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith Jehovah.

Hosea 4:7

As they were multiplied, so they sinned against me: I will change their glory into shame.

Jonah 2:8

They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy.

1 Corinthians 1:31

that according as it is written, He that boasts, let him boast in the Lord.

Ephesians 4:25

Wherefore, having put off falsehood, speak truth every one with his neighbour, because we are members one of another.

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