Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 Cast thy giving upon Jehovah and he will sustain thee: he will not give forever a wavering to the just one. 23 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.


Cross References

Job 15:32

Before his day it shall be completed, and his branch was not green.

Psalm 5:6

Thou shalt destroy those speaking falsehood: a man of bloods and deceit Jehovah will abhor.

Proverbs 10:27

The fear of Jehovah will add days, and the years of the unjust shall be diminished.

Isaiah 38:17

Behold, for peace bitterness, to me bitterness: and thou didst cleave to my soul from the pit of destruction: and thou didst cast all my sin behind my back

2 Samuel 3:27

And Abner will turn back to Hebron, and Joab will turn him away to the midst of the gate to speak with him in quiet, and he will strike him there in the belly, and he will die for the blood of Asahel his brother.

2 Samuel 20:9-10

And Joab will say to Amasa, Thou my brother in peace? and Joab's right hand will take hold of Amasa by the beard to kiss him.

1 Kings 2:5-6

And also thou knewest what Joab on of Zeruiah did to me, what he did to the two chiefs of the armies of Israel, to Abner son of Ner, and to Amasa son of Jether; and he will kill them and put the bloods of war in peace, and give the bloods of war upon his girdle which was upon his loins, and in his shoe upon his feet

Psalm 7:15-16

He dug a pit, and he will dig it out, and he will fall into the pitfall he will make.

Psalm 25:2

My God, in thee I trusted, I shall not be ashamed: mine enemies shall not exult over me.

Psalm 58:9

Before your pots shall perceive the thorn, as living, as in wrath, he will sweep him away.

Psalm 59:12-13

The sin of their mouth the word of their lips, and they shall be taken in their pride: and from cursing and from falsehood they will recount.

Psalm 73:18

Surely in slippery places thou wilt set them, to cast them down into ruins.

Proverbs 15:11

Hades and destruction are before Jehovah: much more the hearts of the sons of man.

Proverbs 27:20

Hades and destruction shall not be satisfied; and the eyes of man shall not be satisfied.

Ecclesiastes 7:17

Thou shalt not be greatly wicked, and thou shalt not be foolish: wherefore wilt thou die not in thy time?

Matthew 27:4-5

Saying, I have sinned, having delivered up guiltless blood. And they said, What to us? thou shalt see.

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