Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

Holman Bible

For You are not a God who delights in wickedness;
evil cannot 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 LORD, in the morning you will hear my voice; in the morning I will pray to you, and I will watch for your answer. 4 Indeed, you aren't a God who delights in wickedness; evil will never dwell with you. 5 Boastful ones will not stand before you; you hate all those who practice wickedness.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:17

And I know, God, that it is you who searches the heart and you who finds pleasure in righteousness. With a righteous heart I have freely given all these things, and now I have seen all of these people of yours giving freely and joyfully to you!

Psalm 11:5

The LORD examines the righteous, but the wicked and those who love violence, he hates.

Psalm 50:21

These things you did, and I kept silent, because you assumed that I was like you. But now I am going to rebuke you, and I will set forth my case before your very own eyes."

Psalm 92:15

They will proclaim: "The LORD is upright; my rock, in whom there is no injustice."

Psalm 94:20

Will destructive national leaders, who plan wicked things through misuse of the Law, be allied with you?

Psalm 101:7

A deceitful person will not sit in my house; A liar will not remain in my presence.

Psalm 140:13

Surely the righteous will give thanks to your name, while the upright live in your presence. A Davidic Song

Habakkuk 1:13

Your eyes are too pure to gaze upon evil; and you cannot tolerate wickedness. So why do you tolerate the treacherous? And why do you stay silent while the wicked devour those who are more righteous than they are?

Malachi 2:17

"You have wearied the LORD with your words. You ask, "How have we wearied you?' By your saying, "All who do evil are good in the eyes of the LORD and he's pleased with them,' or "Where is the God of justice?'"

John 14:23

Jesus answered him, "If anyone loves me, he will keep my word. Then my Father will love him, and we will go to him and make our home within him.

Hebrews 12:14

Pursue peace with everyone, as well as holiness, without which no one will see the Lord.

2 Peter 3:13

But in keeping with his promise, we are looking forward to new heavens and a new earth, where righteousness is at home.

Revelation 21:23

The city doesn't need any sun or moon to give it light, because the glory of God gave it light, and the lamb was its lamp.

Revelation 21:27

Nothing unclean, or anyone who does anything detestable, and no one who tells lies will ever enter it. Only those whose names are written in the lamb's Book of Life will enter it.

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