Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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.

Topics

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Trust In God Alone

2 He only is my rock and my salvation: He is my high tower; I shall not be greatly moved. 3 How long will ye set upon a man, That ye may slay him , all of you, Like a leaning wall, like a tottering fence? 4 They only consult to thrust him down from his dignity; They delight in lies; They bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah


Cross References

Exodus 10:3

And Moses and Aaron went in unto Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus saith Jehovah, the God of the Hebrews, How long wilt thou refuse to humble thyself before me? let my people go, that they may serve me.

Exodus 16:28

And Jehovah said unto Moses, How long refuse ye to keep my commandments and my laws?

1 Samuel 26:10

And David said, As Jehovah liveth, Jehovah will smite him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall go down into battle and perish.

Psalm 4:2

O ye sons of men, how long shall my glory be turned into dishonor? How long will ye love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah

Psalm 21:11

For they intended evil against thee; They conceived a device which they are not able to perform.

Psalm 38:12

They also that seek after my life lay snares for me ; And they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, And meditate deceits all the day long.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely thou settest them in slippery places: Thou castest them down to destruction.

Psalm 82:2

How long will ye judge unjustly, And respect the persons of the wicked? Selah

Psalm 140:2

Who devise mischiefs in their heart; Continually do they gather themselves together for war.

Proverbs 1:22

How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? And scoffers delight them in scoffing, And fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 6:9

How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? When wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?

Isaiah 30:13-14

therefore this iniquity shall be to you as a breach ready to fall, swelling out in a high wall, whose breaking cometh suddenly in an instant.

Jeremiah 4:14

O Jerusalem, wash thy heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thine evil thoughts lodge within thee?

Hosea 7:15

Though I have taught and strengthened their arms, yet do they devise mischief against me.

Matthew 17:17

And Jesus answered and said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I bear with you? bring him hither to me.

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