Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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 imagineth wickedness, and with lies it cutteth like a sharp razor. 3 Thou lovest ungraciousness more than good, to talk of lies more than righteousness. Selah. 4 Thou lovest to speak all words that may do hurt, O thou false tongue.


Cross References

Psalm 62:4

Their device is only how to put him out, whom God will exalt; their delight is in lies. They give good words with their mouth, but curse with their heart. Selah.

Jeremiah 4:22

"Nevertheless this shall come upon them because my people is become foolish, and hath utterly no understanding. They are the children of foolishness, and without any discretion. To do evil, they have wit enough: but to do well, they have no wisdom."

Jeremiah 9:3-5

They bend their tongues like bows, to shoot out lies: As for the truth, they may nothing away with all in the world. For they go from one wickedness to another, and hold nothing of me, sayeth the LORD.

Jeremiah 9:8

Their tongues are like sharp arrows, to speak deceit. With their mouth they speak peaceably to their neighbour, but privily they lay wait for him.

Micah 3:2

But ye hate the good, and love the evil: ye pluck off men's skins, and the flesh from their bones;

John 8:44

Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father, ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning; And abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, then speaketh he of his own. For he is a liar, and the father thereof.

Romans 1:25

which turned his truth unto a lie, and worshipped and served the creatures more than the creator, which is blessed forever, Amen.

2 Timothy 3:4

traitors, heady, high minded, greedy upon voluptuousness more than the lovers of God,

Revelation 22:15

For without shall be dogs and enchanters, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth or maketh lies.

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