Parallel Verses

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]!

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

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 destroying and devouring words, O deceitful tongue. 5 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]! 6 The [uncompromisingly] righteous also shall see [it] and be in reverent fear and awe, but about you they will [scoffingly] laugh, saying,


Cross References

Psalm 27:13

[What, what would have become of me] had I not believed that I would see the Lord's goodness in the land of the living!

Proverbs 2:22

But the wicked shall be cut off from the earth, and the treacherous shall be rooted out of it.

Job 18:14

He shall be rooted out of his dwelling place in which he trusted, and he shall be brought to the king of terrors [death].

Job 20:6-7

Though his [proud] height mounts up to the heavens and his head reaches to the clouds,

Psalm 7:14-16

Behold, [the wicked man] conceives iniquity and is pregnant with mischief and gives birth to lies.

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen a wicked man in great power and spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil,

Psalm 55:23

But You, O God, will bring down the wicked into the pit of destruction; men of blood and treachery shall not live out half their days. But I will trust in, lean on, and confidently rely on You.

Psalm 64:7-10

But God will shoot an unexpected arrow at them; and suddenly shall they be wounded.

Psalm 116:9

I will walk before the Lord in the land of the living.

Psalm 120:2-4

Deliver me, O Lord, from lying lips and from deceitful tongues.

Psalm 140:9-11

Those who are fencing me in raise their heads; may the mischief of their own lips and the very things they desire for me come upon them.

Proverbs 12:19

Truthful lips shall be established forever, but a lying tongue is [credited] but for a moment.

Proverbs 19:5

A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he who breathes out lies shall not escape.

Proverbs 19:9

A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he who breathes forth lies shall perish.

Isaiah 22:19

And I will thrust you from your office, and from your station will you be pulled down.

Isaiah 38:11

I said, I shall not see the Lord, even the Lord, in the land of the living; I shall behold man no more among the inhabitants of the world.

Luke 16:27-28

And [the man] said, Then, father, I beseech you to send him to my father's house -- "

Revelation 21:8

But as for the cowards and the ignoble and the contemptible and the cravenly lacking in courage and the cowardly submissive, and as for the unbelieving and faithless, and as for the depraved and defiled with abominations, and as for murderers and the lewd and adulterous and the practicers of magic arts and the idolaters (those who give supreme devotion to anyone or anything other than God) and all liars (those who knowingly convey untruth by word or deed) -- "[all of these shall have] their part in the lake that blazes with fire and brimstone. This is the second death.

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