Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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:

Holman Bible

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

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 sin and baseness in my heart [that is, if I know it is there and do nothing about it],
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.

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;

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 called unto him with my mouth, and gave him praises with my tongue. 18 If I incline unto wickedness with my heart, the LORD will not hear me. 19 But God hath heard me; and considered the voice of my prayer.


Cross References

Proverbs 28:9

He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, his prayer shall be abhorred.

Isaiah 1:15

When ye hold out your hands, I will turn my eyes from you. And though ye make many prayers, yet will I hear nothing at all; for your hands are full of blood.

John 9:31

For we be sure that God heareth not sinners: But if any man be a worshipper of God, and do what his will is, him heareth he.

James 4:3

Ye ask and receive not, because ye ask amiss, even to consume it upon your voluptuousness.

Job 27:8-9

What hope hath the hypocrite, though he have great good, and though God give him riches after his heart's desire?

Job 36:21

But beware that thou turn not aside to wickedness and sin, which hitherto thou hast chosen more than meekness.

Proverbs 15:8

The LORD abhorreth the sacrifice of the ungodly; but the prayer of the righteous is acceptable to him.

Proverbs 15:29

The LORD is far from the ungodly; but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

Proverbs 21:13

Whoso stoppeth his ear at the crying of the poor; he shall cry himself and not be heard.

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