Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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Fausets

Context Readings

Betrayal By A Friend

22 Cast on the LORD whatever he sends your way, and he will sustain you. He will never allow the righteous to be shaken. 23 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.


Cross References

Job 15:32

This will be accomplished before his time; his branches won't grow luxuriant.

Psalm 5:6

You will destroy those who speak lies. The LORD abhors the person of bloodshed and deceit.

Proverbs 10:27

Fearing the LORD prolongs life, but the wicked will not live long.

Isaiah 38:17

Yes, it was for my own good that I suffered extreme anguish. But in love you have held back my life from the Pit in which it has been confined; you have tossed all my sins behind your back.

2 Samuel 3:27

When Abner returned to Hebron, Joab brought him aside within the gateway to talk to him alone and then stabbed him in the abdomen. So he died for shedding the blood of Joab's brother Asahel.

2 Samuel 20:9-10

Joab asked Amasa, "Is everything going well with you, my brother?" As Joab took Amasa by his beard to greet him,

1 Kings 2:5-6

"Furthermore, you're aware of what Zeruiah's son Joab did to me and to those two commanders of the armies of Israel, Ner's son Abner and Jether's son Amasa, whom he killed, and how he shed the blood of wartime during times of peace, staining the very belt he wears around his waist and the sandals he wears on his feet.

Psalm 7:15-16

He digs a pit, even excavates it; then he fell into the hole that he had made.

Psalm 25:2

I trust in you, my God, do not let me be ashamed; do not let my enemies triumph over me.

Psalm 58:9

Before your clay pots are placed on a fire of burning thorns whether green or ablaze wrath will sweep them away like a storm.

Psalm 59:12-13

The sin of their mouth is the word on their lips. They will be caught in their own conceit; for they speak curses and lies.

Psalm 73:18

You have certainly set them in slippery places; you will make them fall to their ruin.

Proverbs 15:11

Since Sheol and Abaddon lie open in the LORD's presence, how much more the hearts of human beings!

Proverbs 27:20

Sheol and Abaddon are never satiated, and neither are human eyes.

Ecclesiastes 7:17

Do not excel at wickedness, nor be a fool. Why die before your time?

Matthew 27:4-5

saying, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood."

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