Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

If I had been aware of malice in my heart,
the Lord would not have listened.

New American Standard Bible

If I regard wickedness in my heart, The Lord will not hear;

King James Version

If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:

International Standard Version

Were I to cherish iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not listen to me.

A Conservative Version

If I regard iniquity in my heart, LORD will not hear.

American Standard Version

If I regard iniquity in my heart, The Lord will not hear:

Amplified

If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me;

Bible in Basic English

I said in my heart, The Lord will not give ear to me:

Darby Translation

Had I regarded iniquity in my heart, the Lord would not hear.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:

Julia Smith Translation

If I saw vanity in my heart, Jehovah will not hear.

King James 2000

If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:

Lexham Expanded Bible

If I had considered evil in my heart, the Lord would not have listened.

Modern King James verseion

If I regard iniquity in my heart, Jehovah will not hear;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If I incline unto wickedness with my heart, the LORD will not hear me.

NET Bible

If I had harbored sin in my heart, the Lord would not have listened.

New Heart English Bible

If I cherished sin in my heart, the Lord wouldn't have listened.

The Emphasized Bible

If, iniquity, I had cared for in my heart, My Lord, had not heard me!

Webster

If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:

World English Bible

If I cherished sin in my heart, the Lord wouldn't have listened.

Youngs Literal Translation

Iniquity, if I have seen in my heart, The Lord doth not hear.

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Praise For God's Mighty Acts

17 I cried out to Him with my mouth,
and praise was on my tongue.
18 If I had been aware of malice in my heart,
the Lord would not have listened.
19 However, God has listened;
He has paid attention to the sound of my prayer.


Cross References

Proverbs 28:9

Anyone who turns his ear away from hearing the law—
even his prayer is detestable.

Isaiah 1:15

When you lift up your hands in prayer,
I will refuse to look at you;
even if you offer countless prayers,
I will not listen.
Your hands are covered with blood.

John 9:31

We know that God doesn’t listen to sinners, but if anyone is God-fearing and does His will, He listens to him.

James 4:3

You ask and don’t receive because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your evil desires.

Job 27:8-9

For what hope does the godless man have when he is cut off,
when God takes away his life?

Job 36:21

Be careful that you do not turn to iniquity,
for that is why you have been tested by affliction.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable to the Lord,
but the prayer of the upright is His delight.

Proverbs 15:29

The Lord is far from the wicked,
but He hears the prayer of the righteous.

Proverbs 21:13

The one who shuts his ears to the cry of the poor
will himself also call out and not be answered.

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