Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

You love evil more than good, Falsehood more than speaking what is right. Selah.

King James Version

Thou lovest evil more than good; and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.

Holman Bible

You love evil instead of good, lying instead of speaking truthfully. Selah

International Standard Version

You love evil rather than good, falsehood rather than speaking uprightly. Interlude

A Conservative Version

Thou love evil more than good, and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.

American Standard Version

Thou lovest evil more than good, And lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah

Amplified

You love evil more than good, and lying rather than to speak righteousness, justice, and right. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Bible in Basic English

You have more love for evil than for good, for deceit than for works of righteousness. (Selah.)

Darby Translation

Thou hast loved evil rather than good, lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou dost love evil more than good; and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou lovedst evil above good; falsehood more than speaking justice. Silence.

King James 2000

You love evil more than good; and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You love evil more than good, a lie more than speaking {what is right}. Selah

Modern King James verseion

You love evil more than good, and lying more than to speak righteousness. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou lovest ungraciousness more than good, to talk of lies more than righteousness. Selah.

NET Bible

You love evil more than good, lies more than speaking the truth. (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

You love evil more than good, lying rather than speaking the truth. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou lovest Evil more than good, Falsehood, more than speaking righteousness. Selah.

Webster

Thou lovest evil more than good; and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah.

World English Bible

You love evil more than good, lying rather than speaking the truth. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou hast loved evil rather than good, Lying, than speaking righteousness. Selah.

References

Fausets

Context Readings

God Judges The Proud

2 Your tongue devises destruction, Like a sharp razor, O worker of deceit. 3 You love evil more than good, Falsehood more than speaking what is right. Selah. 4 You love all words that devour, O deceitful tongue.


Cross References

Psalm 62:4

They have counseled only to thrust him down from his high position; They delight in falsehood; They bless with their mouth, But inwardly they curse. Selah.

Jeremiah 4:22

"For My people are foolish, They know Me not; They are stupid children And have no understanding They are shrewd to do evil, But to do good they do not know."

Jeremiah 9:3-5

"They bend their tongue like their bow; Lies and not truth prevail in the land; For they proceed from evil to evil, And they do not know Me," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 9:8

"Their tongue is a deadly arrow; It speaks deceit; With his mouth one speaks peace to his neighbor, But inwardly he sets an ambush for him.

Micah 3:2

"You who hate good and love evil, Who tear off their skin from them And their flesh from their bones,

John 8:44

"You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him Whenever he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

Romans 1:25

For they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.

2 Timothy 3:4

treacherous, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God,

Revelation 22:15

Outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the immoral persons and the murderers and the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices lying.



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