Parallel Verses

World English Bible

If I cherished sin in my heart, the Lord wouldn't 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:

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;

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:

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 to him with my mouth. He was extolled with my tongue. 18 If I cherished sin in my heart, the Lord wouldn't have listened. 19 But most certainly, God has listened. He has heard the voice of my prayer.


Cross References

Proverbs 28:9

He who turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination.

Isaiah 1:15

When you spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you. Yes, when you make many prayers, I will not hear. Your hands are full of blood.

John 9:31

We know that God doesn't listen to sinners, but if anyone is a worshipper of God, 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 for your pleasures.

Job 27:8-9

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

Job 36:21

Take heed, don't regard iniquity; for you have chosen this rather than affliction.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice made by the wicked is an abomination to Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Proverbs 15:29

Yahweh is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.

Proverbs 21:13

Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he will also cry out, but shall not be heard.

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