Parallel Verses

King James Version

Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

New American Standard Bible

Tremble, and do not sin; Meditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

Holman Bible

Be angry and do not sin;
on your bed, reflect in your heart and be still.Selah

International Standard Version

Be angry, yet do not sin. Think about this when upon your beds, and be silent. Interlude

A Conservative Version

Stand in awe, and sin not. Commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

American Standard Version

Stand in awe, and sin not: Commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah

Amplified

Be angry [or stand in awe] and sin not; commune with your own hearts upon your beds and be silent (sorry for the things you say in your hearts). Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Bible in Basic English

Let there be fear in your hearts, and do no sin; have bitter feelings on your bed, but make no sound. (Selah.)

Darby Translation

Be moved with anger, and sin not; meditate in your own hearts upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Stand in awe, and sin not; meditate in your heart upon your bed, and desist. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

Be ye disturbed, and ye shall not sin: say in your heart upon your bed,

King James 2000

Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Be disturbed but do not sin. Commune in your heart on your bed and be silent. Selah

Modern King James verseion

Tremble, and sin not; speak within your own heart on your bed and be still. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart, and in your chamber, and be still. Selah.

NET Bible

Tremble with fear and do not sin! Meditate as you lie in bed, and repent of your ways! (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

When agitated, do not sin. Search your own heart on your bed, and be still. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

Be deeply moved, but do not sin, - Ponder in your own heart upon your bed, and be silent. Selah.

Webster

Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

World English Bible

Stand in awe, and don't sin. Search your own heart on your bed, and be still. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

Tremble ye, and do not sin;' Say ye thus in your heart on your bed, And be ye silent. Selah.

Context Readings

A Night Prayer

3 But know that the LORD hath set apart him that is godly for himself: the LORD will hear when I call unto him. 4 Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah. 5 Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.


Cross References

Ephesians 4:26

Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath:

Psalm 77:6

I call to remembrance my song in the night: I commune with mine own heart: and my spirit made diligent search.

Job 28:28

And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

Psalm 2:11

Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

Psalm 3:2

Many there be which say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah.

Psalm 3:4

I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah.

Psalm 33:8

Let all the earth fear the LORD: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.

Psalm 46:10

Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.

Psalm 63:6

When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches.

Psalm 119:161

SCHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.

Proverbs 3:7

Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.

Proverbs 16:6

By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.

Jeremiah 5:22

Fear ye not me? saith the LORD: will ye not tremble at my presence, which have placed the sand for the bound of the sea by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass it: and though the waves thereof toss themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pass over it?

Habakkuk 2:20

But the LORD is in his holy temple: let all the earth keep silence before him.

2 Corinthians 13:5

Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?

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