Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Against thee only have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight, that thou mightest be justified in thy sayings, and clear when thou shalt judge.

New American Standard Bible

Against You, You only, I have sinned
And done what is evil in Your sight,
So that You are justified when You speak
And blameless when You judge.

King James Version

Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou speakest, and be clear when thou judgest.

Holman Bible

Against You—You alone—I have sinned
and done this evil in Your sight.
So You are right when You pass sentence;
You are blameless when You judge.

International Standard Version

Against you, you only, have I sinned, and done what was evil in your sight. As a result, you are just in your pronouncement and clear in your judgment.

A Conservative Version

Against thee, thee only, I have sinned, and done that which is evil in thy sight, that thou may be justified when thou speak, and {may prevail (LXX/NT)} when thou {are criticized (LXX/NT)}.

American Standard Version

Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, And done that which is evil in thy sight; That thou mayest be justified when thou speakest, And be clear when thou judgest.

Amplified


Against You, You only, have I sinned
And done that which is evil in Your sight,
So that You are justified when You speak [Your sentence]
And faultless in Your judgment.

Bible in Basic English

Against you, you only, have I done wrong, working that which is evil in your eyes; so that your words may be seen to be right, and you may be clear when you are judging.

Darby Translation

Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done what is evil in thy sight; that thou mayest be justified when thou speakest, be clear when thou judgest.

Julia Smith Translation

Against thee, thee alone, did I sin, and I did evil in thine eyes: so that thou wilt be justified in thy speaking, and thou wilt be pure in thy judging.

King James 2000

Against you, you only, have I sinned, and done this evil in your sight: that you might be justified when you speak, and be blameless when you judge.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Against you, only you, I have sinned and have done this evil in your eyes, so that you are correct when you speak, you are blameless when you judge.

Modern King James verseion

Against You, You only, have I sinned, and done evil in Your sight; that You might be justified when You speak, and be clear when You judge.

NET Bible

Against you -- you above all -- I have sinned; I have done what is evil in your sight. So you are just when you confront me; you are right when you condemn me.

New Heart English Bible

Against you, and you only, have I sinned, and done that which is evil in your sight; that you may be proved right when you speak, and justified when you judge.

The Emphasized Bible

Against thee - against thee alone, have I sinned, And, wickedness - in thine eyes, have I done, - That thou mayest, Be justified when thou speakest, - Be clear when thou judgest.

Webster

Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mayest be justified when thou speakest, and be clear when thou judgest.

World English Bible

Against you, and you only, have I sinned, and done that which is evil in your sight; that you may be proved right when you speak, and justified when you judge.

Youngs Literal Translation

Against Thee, Thee only, I have sinned, And done the evil thing in Thine eyes, So that Thou art righteous in Thy words, Thou art pure in Thy judging.

Context Readings

Create In Me A Clean Heart, O God

3 For I acknowledge my faults, and my sin is ever before me. 4 Against thee only have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight, that thou mightest be justified in thy sayings, and clear when thou shalt judge. 5 Behold, I was born in wickedness, and in sin hath my mother conceived me.


Cross References

Genesis 20:6

And God said unto him in a dream, "I know it well that thou didst it in the pureness of thy heart: And therefore I kept thee that thou shouldest not sin against me, neither suffered I thee to come nigh her.

Luke 15:21

And the son said unto him, 'Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more worthy henceforth to be called thy son.'

Romans 3:4

God forbid. Let God be true, and all men liars, as it is written, "That thou mightest be justified in thy sayings and shouldest overcome when thou art judged."

Genesis 39:9

He himself is not greater in the house than I, and hath kept nothing from me, but only thee because thou art his wife. How then can I do this great wickedness, for to sin against God?"

Genesis 9:6

so that he which sheddeth man's blood, shall have his blood shed by man again: for God made man after his own likeness.

Genesis 38:7

But this Er, Judah's eldest son, was wicked in the sight of the LORD; wherefore the LORD slew him.

Leviticus 5:19

This is a trespass offering, for he trespassed against the LORD."

Leviticus 6:2-7

"When a soul sinneth and trespasseth against the LORD, and denied unto his neighbour that which was taken him to keep, or that was put under his hand, or that which he hath violently taken away, or that which he hath deceived his neighbour of with subtlety,

2 Samuel 12:9-10

Wherefore hast thou despised the commandment of the LORD, to do wickedness in his sight? Thou hast killed Uriah the Hittite with the sword and hast taken his wife to thy wife, and hast slain him with the sword of the children of Ammon.

2 Samuel 12:13-14

Then said David unto Nathan, "I have sinned against the LORD." And Nathan said again to David, "The LORD hath put away thy sin; thou shalt not die.

2 Kings 17:17

And they sacrificed their sons and their daughters in fire, and used witchcraft and enchantments, and were sold to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, for to anger him.

2 Kings 21:6

And he offered his son in fire, and observed dismal days; and used witchcraft and maintained workers with spirits, and tellers of fortunes - and wrought much wickedness in the sight of the LORD to anger him.

Psalm 50:4

He shall call the heavens from above, and the earth, that he may judge his people.

Psalm 50:6

And the heavens shall declare his righteousness, for God is judge himself. Selah.

Luke 7:29

And all the people that heard, and the publicans, justified God and were baptised with the baptism of John.

Acts 17:31

because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world according to righteousness, by that man, whom he hath appointed, and hath offered faith to all men, after that he had raised him from death."

Romans 2:5

But thou, after thine hard heart that cannot repent, heapest thee together the treasure of wrath against the day of vengeance: when shall be opened the righteous judgment of God,

James 2:9

But if ye regard one person more than another, ye commit sin, and are rebuked of the law as transgressors.

James 2:11

For he that said, "Thou shalt not commit adultery," said also, "thou shalt not kill." Though thou shalt do none adultery, yet if thou kill, thou art a transgressor of the law.

Revelation 15:3-4

and they sang the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the lamb, saying,

Revelation 16:5

And I heard an angel say, "Lord which art and wast, thou art righteous and holy, because thou hast given such judgments,

Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven open, and behold a white horse: and he that sat upon him was faithful and true, and in righteousness did judge and make battle.

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