Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

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;
No evil [person] dwells 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.

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 O Jehovah, the morning thou wilt hear my voice; the morning I will set in order to thee, and I will look about. 4 For thou not a God delighting in injustice: and evil shall not dwell with thee. 5 The foolish shall not stand before thine eyes: thou hatedst all working vanity.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:17

And I knew, my God, that thou triest the heart, and from uprightness thou wilt delight. I in the uprightness of my heart gave willingly all these: and now thy people were found here; I saw with gladness to show themselves willing to thee.

Psalm 11:5

Jehovah will try the just one: and the unjust and him loving violence, his soul hated.

Psalm 50:21

These things thou didst and I was silent; thou thoughtest, being, I shall be like to thee: I will reprove thee, and I will set it in order before thine eyes.

Psalm 92:15

To announce that Jehovah is upright: my rock and no iniquity in him.

Psalm 94:20

Shall the throne of mischief be joined together with thee forming labor upon the law?

Psalm 101:7

He doing deceit shall not dwell in the midst of my house: he speaking falsehoods shall not be prepared before mine eyes.

Psalm 140:13

But the just shall confess to thy name: the upright shall dwell with thy face.

Habakkuk 1:13

Being pure of eyes from beholding evil, and wilt not be able to look upon labor: wherefore wilt thou look upon the transgressors? wilt thou be silent in the unjust swallowing the just above him?

Malachi 2:17

Ye wearied Jehovah with your words: and ye said, In what did we weary? In your saying, Every one doing evil is good in the eyes of Jehovah, and he delighted in them; or, Where the God of judgment?

John 14:23

Jesus answered and said to him, If any one love me, he will keep my word: and my Father will love him, and we will come to him, and we will make our stay with him.

Hebrews 12:14

Follow peace with all, and consecration, without which none shall see the Lord:

2 Peter 3:13

But we expect new heavens and a new earth, according to promise, in which dwells justice.

Revelation 21:23

And the city has no need of the sun, nor of the moon, that they shine in her: for the glory of God enlightened her, and her light the Lamb.

Revelation 21:27

And there came not into her anything common, and any doing abomination, and a lie: but they written in the book of life of the Lamb.

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