Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 defense; I shall not be greatly moved. 3 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. 4 They only consult to cast him down from his excellency: they delight in lies: they bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.


Cross References

Exodus 10:3

And Moses and Aaron came in unto Pharaoh, and said unto him, Thus says the LORD 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

And the LORD said unto Moses, How long do you refuse to keep my commandments and my laws?

1 Samuel 26:10

David said furthermore, As the LORD lives, the LORD shall strike him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall descend into battle, and perish.

Psalm 4:2

O you sons of men, how long will you turn my glory into shame? how long will you love vanity, and seek after falsehood? Selah.

Psalm 21:11

For they intended evil against you: they devised a mischievous act, 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 plan deceit all the day long.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely you did set them in slippery places: you cast them down into destruction.

Psalm 82:2

How long will you judge unjustly, and accept the persons of the wicked? Selah.

Psalm 140:2

Who imagine evil in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war.

Proverbs 1:22

How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? and the scoffers delight in their scoffing, and fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 6:9

How long will you sleep, O sluggard? when will you arise out of your sleep?

Isaiah 30:13-14

Therefore this iniquity shall be to you like a breach ready to fall, a bulge in a high wall, whose breaking comes suddenly, in an instant.

Jeremiah 4:14

O Jerusalem, wash your heart from wickedness, that you may be saved. How long shall your vain thoughts lodge within you?

Hosea 7:15

Though I have bound and strengthened their arms, yet do they devise evil against me.

Matthew 17:17

Then Jesus answered and said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I endure you? bring him here to me.

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