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 falsehood more than speaking what is right. Selah.

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.

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 Thy tongue devises wickedness like a sharp razor, working deceitfully. 3 You love evil more than good,
Falsehood more than speaking what is right. Selah.
4 Thou dost love all devouring words, O thou deceitful tongue.


Cross References

Psalm 62:4

They only consult to cast him down from his greatness; they delight in lies; they bless with their mouth, but they curse in their inward parts. Selah.

Jeremiah 4:22

For my people are foolish; the ignorant sons with no understanding have not known me; they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

Jeremiah 9:3-5

And they bend their tongues like their bow for lies, but they are not valiant for the truth upon the earth for they proceed from evil to evil, and they did not recognize me, said the LORD.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongue is as a sharp arrow; it speaks deceit: one speaks peaceably to his neighbour with his mouth but in heart he lays in wait.

Micah 3:2

Who hate the good, and love the evil, who steal their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones;

John 8:44

Ye are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father ye desire to do. He was a murderer from the beginning and abode not in the truth because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own, for he is a liar and the father of it.

Romans 1:25

who changed the truth of God into a lie and worshipped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed for all ages. Amen.

2 Timothy 3:4

traitors, rash, puffed up, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God,

Revelation 22:15

But outside are the dogs and the sorcerers and the fornicators and the murderers and the idolaters and whosoever loves and makes a lie.

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