Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

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 At daybreak,Lord, You hear my voice;
at daybreak I plead my case to You and watch expectantly.
4 For You are not a God who delights in wickedness;
evil cannot dwell with You.
5 The boastful cannot stand in Your presence;
You hate all evildoers.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know, my God, that You test the heart and that You are pleased with what is right. I have willingly given all these things with an upright heart, and now I have seen Your people who are present here giving joyfully and willingly to You.

Psalm 11:5

The Lord examines the righteous and the wicked.
He hates the lover of violence.

Psalm 50:21

You have done these things, and I kept silent;
you thought I was just like you.
But I will rebuke you
and lay out the case before you.

Psalm 92:15

to declare: “The Lord is just;
He is my rock,
and there is no unrighteousness in Him.”

Psalm 94:20

Can a corrupt throne—
one that creates trouble by law—
become Your ally?

Psalm 101:7

No one who acts deceitfully
will live in my palace;
no one who tells lies
will remain in my presence.

Psalm 140:13

Surely the righteous will praise Your name;
the upright will live in Your presence.

Habakkuk 1:13

Your eyes are too pure to look on evil,
and You cannot tolerate wrongdoing.
So why do You tolerate those who are treacherous?
Why are You silent
while one who is wicked swallows up
one who is more righteous than himself?

Malachi 2:17

You have wearied the Lord with your words.Yet you ask, “How have we wearied Him?” When you say, “Everyone who does what is evil is good in the Lord’s sight, and He is pleased with them,” or “Where is the God of justice?”

John 14:23

Jesus answered, “If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word. My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our home with him.

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with everyone, and holiness—without it no one will see the Lord.

2 Peter 3:13

But based on His promise, we wait for the new heavens and a new earth, where righteousness will dwell.

Revelation 21:23

The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, because God’s glory illuminates it, and its lamp is the Lamb.

Revelation 21:27

Nothing profane will ever enter it: no one who does what is vile or false, but only those written in the Lamb’s book of life.

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