Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So they will make him stumble;
Their own tongue is against them;
All who see them will shake the head.

King James Version

So they shall make their own tongue to fall upon themselves: all that see them shall flee away.

Holman Bible

They will be made to stumble;
their own tongues work against them.
All who see them will shake their heads.

International Standard Version

They tripped over their own tongues, and everyone who was watching ran away.

A Conservative Version

So they shall be made to stumble, their own tongue being against them. All who see them shall wag the head.

American Standard Version

So they shall be made to stumble, their own tongue being against them: All that see them shall wag the head.

Amplified


So they will be caused to stumble;
Their own tongue is against them;
All who gaze at them will shake the head [in scorn].

Bible in Basic English

The evil of their tongues is the cause of their fall; all those who see them are shaking their heads at them.

Darby Translation

By their own tongue they are made to fall over one another: all that see them shall flee away.

Julia Smith Translation

And they will cause their tongue to falter upon themselves: all looking upon them shall be moved.

King James 2000

So they shall make their own tongue to fall upon themselves: all that see them shall flee away.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they [who] would cause him to stumble, their [own] tongue [will be] against them. All who gaze on them will shake.

Modern King James verseion

So they shall be confounded; their tongue falls on themselves; everyone seeing them shall flee.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, their own tongues shall make them fall, insomuch that whoso seeth them, shall laugh them to scorn.

NET Bible

Their slander will bring about their demise. All who see them will shudder,

New Heart English Bible

Their own tongues shall ruin them. All who see them will shake their heads.

The Emphasized Bible

When they were to have ruined another, their tongue smote themselves, All who observe them take flight.

Webster

So they shall make their own tongue to fall upon themselves: all that see them shall flee away.

World English Bible

Their own tongues shall ruin them. All who see them will shake their heads.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they cause him to stumble, Against them is their own tongue, Every looker on them fleeth away.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Protection From Evildoers

7 But God will shoot at them with an arrow;
Suddenly they will be wounded.
8 So they will make him stumble;
Their own tongue is against them;
All who see them will shake the head.
9 Then all men will fear,
And they will declare the work of God,
And will consider what He has done.


Cross References

Proverbs 18:7

A fool’s mouth is his ruin,
And his lips are the snare of his soul.

Proverbs 12:13

An evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips,
But the righteous will escape from trouble.

Psalm 22:7

All who see me sneer at me;
They separate with the lip, they wag the head, saying,

Numbers 16:34

All Israel who were around them fled at their outcry, for they said, “The earth may swallow us up!”

1 Samuel 31:3-7

The battle went heavily against Saul, and the archers hit him; and he was badly wounded by the archers.

Job 15:6

“Your own mouth condemns you, and not I;
And your own lips testify against you.

Psalm 9:3

When my enemies turn back,
They stumble and perish before You.

Psalm 31:11

Because of all my adversaries, I have become a reproach,
Especially to my neighbors,
And an object of dread to my acquaintances;
Those who see me in the street flee from me.

Psalm 52:6

The righteous will see and fear,
And will laugh at him, saying,

Psalm 59:12

On account of the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips,
Let them even be caught in their pride,
And on account of curses and lies which they utter.

Psalm 140:9

“As for the head of those who surround me,
May the mischief of their lips cover them.

Jeremiah 18:16

To make their land a desolation,
An object of perpetual hissing;
Everyone who passes by it will be astonished
And shake his head.

Jeremiah 48:27

Now was not Israel a laughingstock to you? Or was he caught among thieves? For each time you speak about him you shake your head in scorn.

Nahum 3:7

“And it will come about that all who see you
Will shrink from you and say,
‘Nineveh is devastated!
Who will grieve for her?’
Where will I seek comforters for you?”

Matthew 21:41

They *said to Him, “He will bring those wretches to a wretched end, and will rent out the vineyard to other vine-growers who will pay him the proceeds at the proper seasons.”

Luke 19:22

He *said to him, ‘By your own words I will judge you, you worthless slave. Did you know that I am an exacting man, taking up what I did not lay down and reaping what I did not sow?

Revelation 18:4

I heard another voice from heaven, saying, “Come out of her, my people, so that you will not participate in her sins and receive of her plagues;

Revelation 18:10

standing at a distance because of the fear of her torment, saying, ‘Woe, woe, the great city, Babylon, the strong city! For in one hour your judgment has come.’

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