Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 Only he [is] my rock and my salvation, my [high] stronghold; I shall not be greatly shaken. 3 How long will you attack a man? All of you will be shattered like a leaning wall, a tottering fence. 4 They only plan to thrust [him] down from his high position; they are pleased [with] deception. With their mouths they bless, but {inwardly} they curse. Selah


Cross References

Exodus 10:3

And Moses and Aaron came to Pharaoh, and they said to him, "Thus says Yahweh, the God of the Hebrews, 'Until when will you refuse to submit before me? Release my people so that they may serve me.

Exodus 16:28

And Yahweh said to Moses, "How long do you refuse to keep my commands and my laws?

1 Samuel 26:10

And David said, "{As Yahweh lives}, {certainly} Yahweh will strike him, or his day will come and he will die, or he will go down in the battle and {perish}.

Psalm 4:2

O sons of man, how long will my honor be a disgrace? [How long] will you love vanity? [How long] will you seek lies? Selah

Psalm 21:11

Though they have {plotted} evil against you, [though] they have planned a scheme, they will not prevail.

Psalm 38:12

Those who seek my life lay snares as well, and those intent on my harm speak threats. They also plot deceit all day.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely you set them on slippery places. You cause them to fall onto ruin.

Psalm 82:2

"How long will you judge unjustly and {show favoritism to the wicked}? Selah

Psalm 140:2

who plan evil [things] in [their] heart. They stir up wars continually.

Proverbs 1:22

"{How long}, O simple ones, will you love simplicity? And [how long] will scoffers delight in their scoffing, and fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 6:9

How long will you lie down, lazy? When will you rise up from your sleep?

Isaiah 30:13-14

therefore this iniquity shall come for you like a breach about to fall, bulging out on a high wall {that breaks} suddenly, [in] an instant.

Jeremiah 4:14

Cleanse your heart from wickedness, Jerusalem, so that you may be saved. {How long} will your thoughts of mischief dwell in your inner part?

Hosea 7:15

And I myself trained and strengthened their arms; but they plan evil against me.

Matthew 17:17

And Jesus answered [and] said, "O unbelieving and perverse generation! {How long} will I be with you? {How long} must I put up with you? Bring him here to me!"

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