Parallel Verses

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.

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.)

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.

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.

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 Answer me when I call, God of my righteousness. Give me relief from my distress. Have mercy on me, and hear my prayer. 2 You sons of men, how long shall my glory be turned into dishonor? Will you love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah. 3 But know that Yahweh has set apart for himself him who is godly: Yahweh will hear when I call to him.


Cross References

Psalm 3:3

But you, Yahweh, are a shield around me, my glory, and the one who lifts up my head.

Psalm 5:6

You will destroy those who speak lies. Yahweh abhors the bloodthirsty and deceitful man.

Exodus 10:3

Moses and Aaron went in to Pharaoh, and said to him, "This is what Yahweh, the God of the Hebrews, says: 'How long will you refuse to humble yourself before me? Let my people go, that they may serve me.

Numbers 14:11

Yahweh said to Moses, "How long will this people despise me? and how long will they not believe in me, for all the signs which I have worked among them?

1 Samuel 12:21

Don't turn aside; for [then you would go] after vain things which can't profit nor deliver, for they are vain.

Psalm 2:1

Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing?

Psalm 14:6

You frustrate the plan of the poor, because Yahweh is his refuge.

Psalm 31:6

I hate those who regard lying vanities, but I trust in Yahweh.

Psalm 57:4

My soul is among lions. I lie among those who are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

Psalm 58:1

Do you indeed speak righteousness, silent ones? Do you judge blamelessly, you sons of men?

Psalm 58:3

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

Psalm 63:11

But the king shall rejoice in God. Everyone who swears by him will praise him, for the mouth of those who speak lies shall be silenced. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.

Psalm 72:2

He will judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice.

Psalm 106:20

Thus they exchanged their glory for an image of a bull that eats grass.

Proverbs 1:22

"How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? How long will mockers delight themselves in mockery, and fools hate knowledge?

Ecclesiastes 8:11

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

Ecclesiastes 9:3

This is an evil in all that is done under the sun, that there is one event to all: yes also, the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.

Isaiah 20:5

They will be dismayed and confounded, because of Ethiopia their expectation, and of Egypt their glory.

Isaiah 45:17

Israel will be saved by Yahweh with an everlasting salvation. You will not be disappointed nor confounded to ages everlasting.

Isaiah 59:4

None sues in righteousness, and none pleads in truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Jeremiah 2:5

Thus says Yahweh, "What unrighteousness have your fathers found in me, that they have gone far from me, and have walked after vanity, and are become vain?

Jeremiah 2:11

Has a nation changed [its] gods, which really are no gods? But my people have changed their glory for that which does not profit.

Jeremiah 9:3

They bend their tongue, [as it were] their bow, for falsehood; and they are grown strong in the land, but not for truth: for they proceed from evil to evil, and they don't know me, says Yahweh.

Hosea 4:7

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

Jonah 2:8

Those who regard lying vanities forsake their own mercy.

1 Corinthians 1:31

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

Ephesians 4:25

Therefore, putting away falsehood, speak truth each one with his neighbor. For we are members of one another.

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