Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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 shall make their own tongue to fall upon themselves: all that see them shall flee away. 9 And all men shall fear, and shall declare the work of God; for they shall wisely consider his doings.


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 escape from trouble.

Psalm 22:7

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

Numbers 16:34

And all Israel 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 hard against Saul, and the archers hit him; and he was severely wounded of the archers.

Job 15:6

Your own mouth condemns you, and not I: yea, your own lips testify against you.

Psalm 9:3

When my enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at your presence.

Psalm 31:11

I was a reproach among all my enemies, but especially among my neighbors, and a horror to my acquaintance: they that did see me outside fled from me.

Psalm 52:6

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

Psalm 59:12

For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride: and for the cursing and lying which they speak.

Psalm 140:9

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

Jeremiah 18:16

To make their land desolate, and a perpetual hissing; everyone that passes by it shall be astonished, and shake his head.

Jeremiah 48:27

For was not Israel a derision unto you? was he found among thieves? for when you spoke of him, you wagged your head.

Nahum 3:7

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

Matthew 21:41

They said unto him, He will miserably destroy those wicked men, and will let out his vineyard unto other tenants, who shall render him the fruits in their seasons.

Luke 19:22

And he said unto him, Out of your own mouth will I judge you, you wicked servant. You knew that I was a severe man, taking up what I laid not down, and reaping what I did not sow:

Revelation 18:4

And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that you be not partakers of her sins, and that you 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 your judgment come.

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