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 shall shoot at them with an arrow; suddenly shall they be wounded. 8 So they will make him stumble;
Their own tongue is against them;
All who see them will shake the head.
9 And all men shall fear and shall declare the work of God, for they shall understand his doing.


Cross References

Proverbs 18:7

A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.

Proverbs 12:13

The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips, but the just shall come out of the tribulation.

Psalm 22:7

All those that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying,

Numbers 16:34

And all Israel, those that were round about them, fled at the cry of them, for they said, Lest the earth swallow us up also.

1 Samuel 31:3-7

And the battle went heavily against Saul, and the archers found him, and he was sore afraid of the archers.

Job 15:6

Thine own mouth shall condemn thee, and not I; thine own lips shall testify against thee.

Psalm 9:3

because my enemies are turned back; they shall fall and perish at thy presence.

Psalm 31:11

I was a reproach among all my enemies, but especially among my neighbours, and a fear to my acquaintances: those that see me without flee from me.

Psalm 52:6

The righteous also shall see and fear and shall laugh at him, saying:

Psalm 59:12

For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips, let them even be taken in their pride; they shall be subject to weakness and to a curse.

Psalm 140:9

As for the head of those that compass me about, let the perversion of their own lips cover them.

Jeremiah 18:16

to make their land desolate, and a perpetual hissing; every one that passes thereby shall be astonished and wag his head.

Jeremiah 48:27

For was not Israel a derision unto thee, as if he were found among thieves? for since thou hast spoken of him, thou hast slipped.

Nahum 3:7

And it shall come to pass, that all those that look upon thee shall flee from thee and say, Nineveh is laid waste; who will bemoan her? from where shall I seek comforters for thee?

Matthew 21:41

They say unto him, He will destroy those wicked men without mercy and will let out his vineyard unto other husbandmen who shall render him the fruits in their seasons.

Luke 19:22

Then he said unto him, Out of thine own mouth I will judge thee, thou wicked slave. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up that which I did not lay down, and reaping that which I did not sow;

Revelation 18:4

And I heard another voice from the heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye not be partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.

Revelation 18:10

Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city; for in one hour is thy judgment come!

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