Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But God will break you down forever; He will snatch you up and tear you away from your tent, And uproot you from the land of the living. Selah.

King James Version

God shall likewise destroy thee for ever, he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of thy dwelling place, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.

Holman Bible

This is why God will bring you down forever. He will take you, ripping you out of your tent; He will uproot you from the land of the living. Selah

International Standard Version

But God will tear you down forever; he will take you away, even snatching you out of your tent! He will uproot you from the land of the living. Interlude

A Conservative Version

God will likewise destroy thee forever. He will take thee up, and pluck thee out of thy tent, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.

American Standard Version

God will likewise destroy thee for ever; He will take thee up, and pluck thee out of thy tent, And root thee out of the land of the living. Selah

Amplified

God will likewise break you down and destroy you forever; He will lay hold of you and pluck you out of your tent and uproot you from the land of the living. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Bible in Basic English

But God will put an end to you for ever; driving you out from your tent, uprooting you from the land of the living. (Selah.)

Darby Translation

God shall likewise destroy thee for ever; he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of thy tent, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

God shall likewise cast thee down for ever; he shall cut thee off and pluck thee out of thy dwelling place and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

Also God will break thee down forever; he will take thee and sweep thee away from the tent, and root thee up from the land of the living. Silence.

King James 2000

God shall likewise destroy you forever, he shall take you away, and pluck you out of your dwelling place, and root you out of the land of the living. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

but God will pull you down forever. He will snatch you and tear you away from [your] tent, and [he] will uproot you from [the] land of [the] living. Selah

Modern King James verseion

God will likewise destroy you forever; He shall take you away, and pluck you out of your tent, and root you out of the land of the living. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore shall God destroy thee forever; he shall take thee, and pluck thee out of thy dwelling, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.

NET Bible

Yet God will make you a permanent heap of ruins. He will scoop you up and remove you from your home; he will uproot you from the land of the living. (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

God will likewise destroy you forever. He will take you up, and pluck you out of your tent, and root you out of the land of the living. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

GOD also, will break thee down utterly, He will snatch thee up and tear thee away tentless, And uproot thee, out of the land of the living. Selah.

Webster

God shall likewise destroy thee for ever, he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of thy dwelling-place, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.

World English Bible

God will likewise destroy you forever. He will take you up, and pluck you out of your tent, and root you out of the land of the living. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

Also -- God doth break thee down for ever, Taketh thee, and pulleth thee out of the tent, And He hath uprooted thee Out of the land of the living. Selah.

References

Fausets

Context Readings

God Judges The Proud

4 You love all words that devour, O deceitful tongue. 5 But God will break you down forever; He will snatch you up and tear you away from your tent, And uproot you from the land of the living. Selah. 6 The righteous will see and fear, And will laugh at him, saying,


Cross References

Psalm 27:13

I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD In the land of the living.

Proverbs 2:22

But the wicked will be cut off from the land And the treacherous will be uprooted from it.

Job 18:14

"He is torn from the security of his tent, And they march him before the king of terrors.

Job 20:6-7

"Though his loftiness reaches the heavens, And his head touches the clouds,

Psalm 7:14-16

Behold, he travails with wickedness, And he conceives mischief and brings forth falsehood.

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen a wicked, violent man Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.

Psalm 55:23

But You, O God, will bring them down to the pit of destruction; Men of bloodshed and deceit will not live out half their days But I will trust in You.

Psalm 64:7-10

But God will shoot at them with an arrow; Suddenly they will be wounded.

Psalm 116:9

I shall walk before the LORD In the land of the living.

Psalm 120:2-4

Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, From a deceitful tongue.

Psalm 140:9-11

"As for the head of those who surround me, May the mischief of their lips cover them.

Proverbs 12:19

Truthful lips will be established forever, But a lying tongue is only for a moment.

Proverbs 19:5

A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who tells lies will not escape.

Proverbs 19:9

A false witness will not go unpunished, And he who tells lies will perish.

Isaiah 22:19

"I will depose you from your office, And I will pull you down from your station.

Isaiah 38:11

I said, "I will not see the LORD, The LORD in the land of the living; I will look on man no more among the inhabitants of the world.

Luke 16:27-28

"And he said, 'Then I beg you, father, that you send him to my father's house--

Revelation 21:8

"But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death."

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