Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

The evil-doers are strange from the first; from the hour of their birth they go out of the true way, saying false words.

New American Standard Bible

The wicked are estranged from the womb;
These who speak lies go astray from birth.

King James Version

The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies.

Holman Bible

The wicked go astray from the womb;
liars err from birth.

International Standard Version

The wicked go astray from the womb; they go astray, telling lies even from birth.

A Conservative Version

The wicked are estranged from the womb. They go astray as soon as they are born, speaking lies.

American Standard Version

The wicked are estranged from the womb: They go astray as soon as they are born, speaking lies.

Amplified


The wicked are estranged from the womb;
These go astray from birth, speaking lies [even twisted partial truths].

Darby Translation

The wicked go astray from the womb; they err as soon as they are born, speaking lies.

Julia Smith Translation

The unjust turned aside from the belly: they went astray from the womb, speaking falsehood.

King James 2000

The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they are born, speaking lies.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The wicked are estranged from [the] womb. They go astray from [the] belly, speaking lies.

Modern King James verseion

The wicked are estranged from the womb; they go astray from the womb, speaking lies.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The ungodly are froward, even from their mother's womb; as soon as they be born, they go astray and speak lies.

NET Bible

The wicked turn aside from birth; liars go astray as soon as they are born.

New Heart English Bible

The wicked go astray from the womb. They are wayward as soon as they are born, speaking lies.

The Emphasized Bible

Lawless men have been estranged from birth, They have gone astray from their nativity, speaking falsehood;

Webster

The wicked are estranged from their birth: they go astray as soon as they are born, speaking lies.

World English Bible

The wicked go astray from the womb. They are wayward as soon as they are born, speaking lies.

Youngs Literal Translation

The wicked have been estranged from the womb, They have erred from the belly, speaking lies.

References

Easton

Sin

Smith

Context Readings

A Cry Against Injustice

2 The purposes of your hearts are evil; your hands are full of cruel doings on the earth. 3 The evil-doers are strange from the first; from the hour of their birth they go out of the true way, saying false words. 4 Their poison is like the poison of a snake; they are like the adder, whose ears are shut;


Cross References

Psalm 51:5

Truly, I was formed in evil, and in sin did my mother give me birth.

Isaiah 48:8

Truly you had no word of them, no knowledge of them; no news of them in the past had come to your ears; because I saw how false was your behaviour, and that your heart was turned against me from your earliest days.

Job 15:14

What is man, that he may be clean? and how may the son of woman be upright?

Psalm 22:10

I was in your hands even before my birth; you are my God from the time when I was in my mother's body.

Proverbs 22:15

Foolish ways are deep-seated in the heart of a child, but the rod of punishment will send them far from him.

Isaiah 46:3

Give ear to me, O family of Jacob, and all the rest of the people of Israel, who have been supported by me from their birth, and have been my care from their earliest days:

Ephesians 2:3

Among whom we all at one time were living in the pleasures of our flesh, giving way to the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and the punishment of God was waiting for us even as for the rest.

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