Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

But you, O God, will send them down into the underworld; the cruel and the false will be cut off before half their days are ended; but I will have faith in you.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.

Holman Bible

God, You will bring them down
to the Pit of destruction;
men of bloodshed and treachery
will not live out half their days.
But I will trust in You.

International Standard Version

But you, God, bring them down to the Pit of corruption; bloodthirsty and deceitful people will not live out half their days. But I put my full confidence in you. To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "A Silent Dove Far Away," when the Philistines seized him in Gath.

A Conservative Version

But thou, O God, will bring them down into the pit of destruction. Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days, but I will trust in thee.

American Standard Version

But thou, O God, wilt bring them down into the pit of destruction: Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; But I will trust in thee.

Amplified


But You, O God, will bring down the wicked to the pit of destruction;
Men of blood and treachery will not live out half their days.
But I will [boldly and unwaveringly] trust in You.

Darby Translation

And thou, O God, wilt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days. But as for me, I will confide in thee.

Julia Smith Translation

And thou, O God, wilt bring them down to the well of destruction: men of bloods and deceit shall not halve their days; and I will trust in thee.

King James 2000

But you, O God, shall bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But you, O God, you will bring them down to [the] pit of corruption. [The] men of bloodshed and deceit will not live half their days, but I will trust you.

Modern King James verseion

But You, O God, will bring them down into the pit of ruin; bloody and deceitful men shall not live half their days; but I will trust in You.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But as for them, thou, O God, shalt bring them into the pit of destruction. The bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days. Nevertheless, my trust shall be in thee, O LORD.

NET Bible

But you, O God, will bring them down to the deep Pit. Violent and deceitful people will not live even half a normal lifespan. But as for me, I trust in you.

New Heart English Bible

But you, God, will bring them down into the pit of destruction. Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days, but I will trust in you.

The Emphasized Bible

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

Webster

But thou, O God, wilt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.

World English Bible

But you, God, will bring them down into the pit of destruction. Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days, but I will trust in you. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "Silent Dove in Distant Lands." A poem by David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Thou, O God, dost bring them down To a pit of destruction, Men of blood and deceit reach not to half their days, And I -- I do trust in Thee!

References

American

Fausets

Context Readings

Betrayal By A Friend

22 Put your cares on the Lord, and he will be your support; he will not let the upright man be moved. 23 But you, O God, will send them down into the underworld; the cruel and the false will be cut off before half their days are ended; but I will have faith in you.


Cross References

Job 15:32

His branch is cut off before its time, and his leaf is no longer green.

Psalm 5:6

You will send destruction on those whose words are false; the cruel man and the man of deceit are hated by the Lord.

Proverbs 10:27

The fear of the Lord gives long life, but the years of the evil-doer will be cut short.

Isaiah 38:17

See, in place of peace my soul had bitter sorrow. but you have kept back my soul from the underworld; for you have put all my sins out of your memory.

2 Samuel 3:27

And when Abner was back in Hebron, Joab took him on one side by the doorway of the town to have a word with him quietly, and there he gave him a wound in the stomach, causing his death in payment for the death of his brother Asahel.

2 Samuel 20:9-10

And Joab said to Amasa, Is it well, my brother? And with his right hand he took him by the hair of his chin to give him a kiss.

1 Kings 2:5-6

Now you have knowledge of what Joab, the son of Zeruiah, did to me, and to the two captains of the army of Israel, Abner, the son of Ner, and Amasa, the son of Jether, whom he put to death, taking payment for the blood of war in time of peace, and making the band of my clothing and the shoes on my feet red with the blood of one put to death without cause.

Psalm 7:15-16

He has made a hole deep in the earth, and is falling into the hole which he has made

Psalm 25:2

O my God, I have put my faith in you, let me not be shamed; let not my haters be glorying over me.

Psalm 58:9

Before they are conscious of it, let them be cut down like thorns; let a strong wind take them away like waste growth.

Psalm 59:12-13

Because of the sin of their mouths and the word of their lips, let them even be taken in their pride; and for their curses and their deceit,

Psalm 73:18

You put their feet where there was danger of slipping, so that they go down into destruction.

Proverbs 15:11

Before the Lord are the underworld and destruction: how much more, then, the hearts of the children of men!

Proverbs 27:20

The underworld and Abaddon are never full, and the eyes of man have never enough.

Ecclesiastes 7:17

Be not evil overmuch, and be not foolish. Why come to your end before your time?

Matthew 27:4-5

Saying, I have done wrong in giving into your hands an upright man. But they said, What is that to us? it is your business.

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