Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Let the hand of death come on them suddenly, and let them go down living into the underworld; because evil is in their houses and in their hearts.

New American Standard Bible

Let death come deceitfully upon them;
Let them go down alive to Sheol,
For evil is in their dwelling, in their midst.

King James Version

Let death seize upon them, and let them go down quick into hell: for wickedness is in their dwellings, and among them.

Holman Bible

Let death take them by surprise;
let them go down to Sheol alive,
because evil is in their homes and within them.

International Standard Version

Let death seize them! May they be plunged alive into the afterlife, for wicked things are in their homes and among them.

A Conservative Version

Let death come suddenly upon them. Let them go down alive into Sheol. For wickedness is in their dwelling, in the midst of them.

American Standard Version

Let death come suddenly upon them, Let them go down alive into Sheol; For wickedness is in their dwelling, in the midst of them.

Amplified


Let death come deceitfully upon them;
Let them go down alive to Sheol (the nether world, the place of the dead),
For evil [of every kind] is in their dwelling and in their hearts, in their midst.

Darby Translation

Let death seize upon them, let them go down alive into Sheol. For wickedness is in their dwellings, in their midst.

Julia Smith Translation

Death shall lay waste upon them; they shall go down living to hades, for evils in their sojournings in the midst of them.

King James 2000

Let death seize upon them, and let them go down alive into the grave: for wickedness is in their dwellings, and among them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let death deceive them. May they descend to Sheol alive, because evil [is] in their home [and] {heart}.

Modern King James verseion

Let desolation take hold on them, and let them go down alive into hell; for evils are among them in their dwellings.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let death come hastily upon them, and let them go down quick into hell; for wickedness is among them in their dwellings.

NET Bible

May death destroy them! May they go down alive into Sheol! For evil is in their dwelling place and in their midst.

New Heart English Bible

Let death come suddenly on them. Let them go down alive into Sheol. For wickedness is in their dwelling, in the midst of them.

The Emphasized Bible

Desolations on them! Let them go down into hades alive, For, wicked doings, are at home within them.

Webster

Let death seize upon them, and let them go down quick into hell: for wickedness is in their dwellings, and among them.

World English Bible

Let death come suddenly on them. Let them go down alive into Sheol. For wickedness is in their dwelling, in the midst of them.

Youngs Literal Translation

Desolations are upon them, They go down to Sheol -- alive, For wickedness is in their dwelling, in their midst.

References

Morish

Context Readings

Betrayal By A Friend

14 We had loving talk together, and went to the house of God in company. 15 Let the hand of death come on them suddenly, and let them go down living into the underworld; because evil is in their houses and in their hearts. 16 As for me, I will make my prayer to God, and he will be my saviour.


Cross References

Numbers 16:30-34

But if the Lord does something new, opening the earth to take them in, with everything which is theirs, and they go down living into the underworld, then it will be clear to you that the Lord has not been honoured by these men.

2 Samuel 17:23

Now when Ahithophel saw that his suggestion was not acted on, he got his ass ready, and went back to his house, to the town where he came from, and having put his house in order, he put himself to death by hanging; so he came to his end and was put in the resting-place of his father.

2 Samuel 18:9

And Absalom came across some of David's men. And Absalom was seated on his mule, and the mule went under the thick branches of a great tree, and his head became fixed in the tree and he was lifted up between earth and heaven, and the beast under him went on.

2 Samuel 18:14

Then Joab said, I would have made it safe for you. And he took three spears in his hand, and put them through Absalom's heart, while he was still living, in the branches of the tree.

Psalm 9:17

The sinners and all the nations who have no memory of God will be turned into the underworld.

Psalm 59:13

Put an end to them in your wrath, put an end to them, so that they may not be seen again; let them see that God is ruling in Jacob and to the ends of the earth. (Selah.)

Psalm 64:7

But God sends out an arrow against them; suddenly they are wounded.

Psalm 69:22-28

Let their table before them be for their destruction; let their feasts become a net to take them.

Psalm 109:6-20

Put an evil man over him; and let one be placed at his right hand to say evil of him.

Matthew 26:24

The Son of man goes, even as the Writings say of him: but a curse is on that man through whom the Son of man is given up; it would have been well for that man if he had never come into the world.

Matthew 27:5

And he put down the silver in the Temple and went out, and put himself to death by hanging.

Acts 1:18-20

(Now this man, with the reward of his evil-doing, got for himself a field, and falling head first, came to a sudden and violent end there.

Acts 1:25

To take that position as a servant and Apostle, from which Judas by his sin was shut out, so that he might go to his place.

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