Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

How long will you assail a man, That you may murder him, all of you, Like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence?

King James Version

How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence.

Holman Bible

How long will you threaten a man? Will all of you attack as if he were a leaning wall or a tottering stone fence?

International Standard Version

How long will you rage against someone? Would you attack him as if he were a leaning wall or a tottering fence?

A Conservative Version

How long will ye set upon a man, that ye may kill, all of you, like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence?

American Standard Version

How long will ye set upon a man, That ye may slay him , all of you, Like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence?

Amplified

How long will you set upon a man that you may slay him, all of you, like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence?

Bible in Basic English

How long will you go on designing evil against a man? running against him as against a broken wall, which is on the point of falling?

Darby Translation

How long will ye assail a man; will ye seek, all of you, to break him down as a bowing wall or a tottering fence?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? Shall ye murder each other until ye are as a bowing wall and as a tottering fence?

Julia Smith Translation

How long will ye set upon a man? ye will kill all of you: as a wall inclining, a wall thrust down.

King James 2000

How long will you imagine evil against a man? you shall be slain all of you: as a leaning wall shall you be, and as a tottering fence.

Lexham Expanded Bible

How long will you attack a man? All of you will be shattered like a leaning wall, a tottering fence.

Modern King James verseion

How long will you imagine mischief against a man? You will shatter him, all of you; you shall be like a bowing wall and a tottering fence.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

How long will ye imagine mischief against every man? Ye shall be slain, all of the sort of you; yea, as a tottering wall shall ye be, and like a broken hedge.

NET Bible

How long will you threaten a man? All of you are murderers, as dangerous as a leaning wall or an unstable fence.

New Heart English Bible

How long will you assault a man, would all of you throw him down, Like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence?

The Emphasized Bible

How long will ye shout at a man? Ye shall be crushed all of you, - Like a wall that bulgeth, - a fence pushed in!

Webster

How long will ye imagine mischief against a man? ye shall be slain all of you: as a bowing wall shall ye be, and as a tottering fence.

World English Bible

How long will you assault a man, would all of you throw him down, Like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence?

Youngs Literal Translation

Till when do ye devise mischief against a man? Ye are destroyed all of you, As a wall inclined, a hedge that is cast down.

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Context Readings

Trust In God Alone

2 He only is my rock and my salvation, My stronghold; I shall not be greatly shaken. 3 How long will you assail a man, That you may murder him, all of you, Like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence? 4 They have counseled only to thrust him down from his high position; They delight in falsehood; They bless with their mouth, But inwardly they curse. Selah.


Cross References

Exodus 10:3

Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said to him, "Thus says the LORD, the God of the Hebrews, 'How long will you refuse to humble yourself before Me? Let My people go, that they may serve Me.

Exodus 16:28

Then the LORD said to Moses, "How long do you refuse to keep My commandments and My instructions?

1 Samuel 26:10

David also said, "As the LORD lives, surely the LORD will strike him, or his day will come that he dies, or he will go down into battle and perish.

Psalm 4:2

O sons of men, how long will my honor become a reproach? How long will you love what is worthless and aim at deception? Selah.

Psalm 21:11

Though they intended evil against You And devised a plot, They will not succeed.

Psalm 38:12

Those who seek my life lay snares for me; And those who seek to injure me have threatened destruction, And they devise treachery all day long.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely You set them in slippery places; You cast them down to destruction.

Psalm 82:2

How long will you judge unjustly And show partiality to the wicked? Selah.

Psalm 140:2

Who devise evil things in their hearts; They continually stir up wars.

Proverbs 1:22

"How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded? And scoffers delight themselves in scoffing And fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 6:9

How long will you lie down, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?

Isaiah 30:13-14

Therefore this iniquity will be to you Like a breach about to fall, A bulge in a high wall, Whose collapse comes suddenly in an instant,

Jeremiah 4:14

Wash your heart from evil, O Jerusalem, That you may be saved. How long will your wicked thoughts Lodge within you?

Hosea 7:15

Although I trained and strengthened their arms, Yet they devise evil against Me.

Matthew 17:17

And Jesus answered and said, "You unbelieving and perverted generation, how long shall I be with you? How long shall I put up with you? Bring him here to Me."

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