Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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 My voice shall you hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto you, and will look up. 4 For you are not a God that has pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with you. 5 The foolish shall not stand in your sight: you hate all workers of iniquity.


Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:17

I know also, my God, that you test the heart, and have pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of my heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy your people, who are present here, to offer willingly unto you.

Psalm 11:5

The LORD tests the righteous: but the wicked and him that loves violence his soul hates.

Psalm 50:21

These things have you done, and I kept silence; you thought that I was altogether such a one as yourself: but I will rebuke you, and set them in order before your eyes.

Psalm 92:15

To show that the LORD is upright: he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.

Psalm 94:20

Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with you, which frames mischief by a law?

Psalm 101:7

He that works deceit shall not dwell within my house: he that tells lies shall not tarry in my sight.

Psalm 140:13

Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto your name: the upright shall dwell in your presence.

Habakkuk 1:13

You are of purer eyes than to behold evil, and can not look on iniquity: why do you look upon them that deal treacherously, and hold your tongue when the wicked devours the man that is more righteous than he?

Malachi 2:17

You have wearied the LORD with your words. Yet you say, How have we wearied him? When you say, Every one that does evil is good in the sight of the LORD, and he delights in them; or, Where is the God of judgment?

John 14:23

Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man loves me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.

Hebrews 12:14

Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:

2 Peter 3:13

Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, in which dwells righteousness.

Revelation 21:23

And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God is its light, and the Lamb is its lamp.

Revelation 21:27

And there shall in no way enter into it anything that defiles, neither whatsoever works abomination, or makes a lie: but they who are written in the Lamb's book of life.

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