Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Send destruction on them, O Lord, make a division of tongues among them: for I have seen fighting and violent acts in the town.

New American Standard Bible

Confuse, O Lord, divide their tongues,
For I have seen violence and strife in the city.

King James Version

Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Holman Bible

Lord, confuse and confound their speech,
for I see violence and strife in the city;

International Standard Version

Confound them, Lord, and confuse their speech, because I have seen violence and strife in the city.

A Conservative Version

Destroy, O LORD, divide their tongue, for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

American Standard Version

Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongue; For I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Amplified


Confuse [my enemies], O Lord, divide their tongues [destroying their schemes],
For I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Darby Translation

Swallow them up, Lord; divide their tongue: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Julia Smith Translation

Swallow up, O Jehovah, divide their tongue: for I saw violence and strife in the city.

King James 2000

Destroy, O Lord, and confuse their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Confuse, O Lord; divide their speech, because I see violence and strife in the city.

Modern King James verseion

Swallow up, O Jehovah, and divide their tongues; for I have seen violence and fighting in the city.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Destroy their tongues, O LORD, and divide them; for I see unrighteousness and strife in the city.

NET Bible

Confuse them, O Lord! Frustrate their plans! For I see violence and conflict in the city.

New Heart English Bible

Confuse them, Lord, and confound their language, for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

The Emphasized Bible

Confuse, O My Lord, divide their speech, For I have seen violence and contention in the city;

Webster

Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

World English Bible

Confuse them, Lord, and confound their language, for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

Youngs Literal Translation

Swallow up, O Lord, divide their tongue, For I saw violence and strife in a city.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Betrayal By A Friend

8 I would quickly take cover from the driving storm and from the violent wind. 9 Send destruction on them, O Lord, make a division of tongues among them: for I have seen fighting and violent acts in the town. 10 By day and night they go round the town, on the walls; trouble and sorrow are in the heart of it.


Cross References

Jeremiah 6:7

As the spring keeps its waters cold, so she keeps her evil in her: the sound of cruel and violent behaviour is in her; before me at all times are disease and wounds.

Genesis 11:7-9

Come, let us go down and take away the sense of their language, so that they will not be able to make themselves clear to one another.

2 Samuel 15:31

And word came to David, saying, Ahithophel is among those who are joined to Absalom. And David said, O Lord, let the wisdom of Ahithophel be made foolish.

2 Samuel 17:1-14

Then Ahithophel said to Absalom, Let me take out twelve thousand men and this very night I will go after David:

Jeremiah 23:14

And in the prophets of Jerusalem I have seen a shocking thing; they are untrue to their wives, walking in deceit, and they make strong the hands of evil-doers, so that a man may not be turned back from his evil-doing: they have all become like Sodom to me, and its people like Gomorrah

Matthew 23:37-38

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, putting to death the prophets, and stoning those who are sent to her! Again and again would I have taken your children to myself as a bird takes her young ones under her wings, and you would not!

John 7:45-53

Then the servants went back to the chief priests and Pharisees, who said to them, Why have you not got him with you?

Acts 23:6-10

But when Paul saw that half of them were Sadducees and the rest Pharisees, he said in the Sanhedrin, Brothers, I am a Pharisee, and the son of Pharisees: I am here to be judged on the question of the hope of the coming back from the dead.

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