Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For You are not a God who takes pleasure in wickedness; No evil dwells with You.

King James Version

For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.

Holman Bible

For You are not a God who delights in wickedness; evil cannot lodge with You.

International Standard Version

Indeed, you aren't a God who delights in wickedness; evil will never dwell with you.

A Conservative Version

For thou are not a God who has pleasure in wickedness. Evil shall not sojourn with thee.

American Standard Version

For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: Evil shall not sojourn with thee.

Amplified

For You are not a God Who takes pleasure in wickedness; neither will the evil [man] so much as dwell [temporarily] with You.

Bible in Basic English

For you are not a God who takes pleasure in wrongdoing; there is no evil with you.

Darby Translation

For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness; evil shall not sojourn with thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For thou art not a God that loves wickedness; neither shall one who is evil dwell with thee.

Julia Smith Translation

For thou not a God delighting in injustice: and evil shall not dwell with thee.

King James 2000

For you are not a God that has pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For you [are] not a God [who] desires wickedness. Evil cannot dwell with you.

Modern King James verseion

For You are not a God that enjoys wickedness; nor shall evil dwell with You.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For thou art the God that hast no pleasure in wickedness; neither shall any evil dwell with thee.

NET Bible

Certainly you are not a God who approves of evil; evil people cannot dwell with you.

New Heart English Bible

For you are not a God who has pleasure in wickedness. Evil can't live with you.

The Emphasized Bible

For, not a GOD finding pleasure in lawlessness, art thou, and wrong can be no guest of thine:

Webster

For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.

World English Bible

For you are not a God who has pleasure in wickedness. Evil can't live with you.

Youngs Literal Translation

For not a God desiring wickedness art Thou, Evil inhabiteth Thee not.

References

Easton

Context Readings

The Refuge Of The Righteous

3 In the morning, O LORD, You will hear my voice; In the morning I will order my prayer to You and eagerly watch. 4 For You are not a God who takes pleasure in wickedness; No evil dwells with You. 5 The boastful shall not stand before Your eyes; You hate all who do iniquity.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:17

"Since I know, O my God, that You try the heart and delight in uprightness, I, in the integrity of my heart, have willingly offered all these things; so now with joy I have seen Your people, who are present here, make their offerings willingly to You.

Psalm 11:5

The LORD tests the righteous and the wicked, And the one who loves violence His soul hates.

Psalm 50:21

"These things you have done and I kept silence; You thought that I was just like you; I will reprove you and state the case in order before your eyes.

Psalm 92:15

To declare that the LORD is upright; He is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in Him.

Psalm 94:20

Can a throne of destruction be allied with You, One which devises mischief by decree?

Psalm 101:7

He who practices deceit shall not dwell within my house; He who speaks falsehood shall not maintain his position before me.

Psalm 140:13

Surely the righteous will give thanks to Your name; The upright will dwell in Your presence.

Habakkuk 1:13

Your eyes are too pure to approve evil, And You can not look on wickedness with favor Why do You look with favor On those who deal treacherously? Why are You silent when the wicked swallow up Those more righteous than they?

Malachi 2:17

You have wearied the LORD with your words Yet you say, "How have we wearied Him?" In that you say, "Everyone who does evil is good in the sight of the LORD, and He delights in them," or, "Where is the God of justice?"

John 14:23

Jesus answered and said to him, "If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our abode with him.

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with all men, and the sanctification without which no one will see the Lord.

2 Peter 3:13

But according to His promise we are looking for new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells.

Revelation 21:23

And the city has no need of the sun or of the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God has illumined it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

Revelation 21:27

and nothing unclean, and no one who practices abomination and lying, shall ever come into it, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb's book of life.

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