Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He has dug a pit and hollowed it out,
And has fallen into the hole which he made.

King James Version

He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made.

Holman Bible

He dug a pit and hollowed it out
but fell into the hole he had made.

International Standard Version

He digs a pit, even excavates it; then he fell into the hole that he had made.

A Conservative Version

He has made a pit, and dug it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made.

American Standard Version

He hath made a pit, and digged it, And is fallen into the ditch which he made.

Amplified


He has dug a pit and hollowed it out,
And has fallen into the [very] pit which he made [as a trap].

Bible in Basic English

He has made a hole deep in the earth, and is falling into the hole which he has made

Darby Translation

He digged a pit, and hollowed it out, and is fallen into the hole that he made.

Julia Smith Translation

He dug a pit, and he will dig it out, and he will fall into the pitfall he will make.

King James 2000

He made a pit, and dug it, and has fallen into the ditch which he made.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He makes a pit and digs it out, then falls in [the] trap he has made.

Modern King James verseion

He dug a pit and bored it, and has fallen into the ditch which he made.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He hath graven and dug up a pit, and is fallen himself into the destruction that he made for others.

NET Bible

he digs a pit and then falls into the hole he has made.

New Heart English Bible

He has dug a hole, and has fallen into the pit which he made.

The Emphasized Bible

A pit, he cut out, and digged it, and then fell into the ditch he had made:

Webster

He made a pit, and digged it, and hath fallen into the ditch which he made.

World English Bible

He has dug a hole, and has fallen into the pit which he made.

Youngs Literal Translation

A pit he hath prepared, and he diggeth it, And he falleth into a ditch he maketh.

References

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Verse Info

Context Readings

Prayer For Justice

14 Behold, he travails with wickedness,
And he conceives mischief and brings forth falsehood.
15 He has dug a pit and hollowed it out,
And has fallen into the hole which he made.
16 His mischief will return upon his own head,
And his violence will descend upon his own pate.


Cross References

Job 4:8

“According to what I have seen, those who plow iniquity
And those who sow trouble harvest it.

Psalm 119:85

The arrogant have dug pits for me,
Men who are not in accord with Your law.

Proverbs 26:27

He who digs a pit will fall into it,
And he who rolls a stone, it will come back on him.

Esther 7:10

So they hanged Haman on the gallows which he had prepared for Mordecai, and the king’s anger subsided.

Job 6:27

“You would even cast lots for the orphans
And barter over your friend.

Psalm 9:15-16

The nations have sunk down in the pit which they have made;
In the net which they hid, their own foot has been caught.

Psalm 10:2

In pride the wicked hotly pursue the afflicted;
Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised.

Psalm 35:7-8

For without cause they hid their net for me;
Without cause they dug a pit for my soul.

Psalm 57:6

They have prepared a net for my steps;
My soul is bowed down;
They dug a pit before me;
They themselves have fallen into the midst of it. Selah.

Psalm 94:13

That You may grant him relief from the days of adversity,
Until a pit is dug for the wicked.

Psalm 140:9-10

“As for the head of those who surround me,
May the mischief of their lips cover them.

Psalm 141:10

Let the wicked fall into their own nets,
While I pass by safely.

Proverbs 5:22

His own iniquities will capture the wicked,
And he will be held with the cords of his sin.

Ecclesiastes 10:8-9

He who digs a pit may fall into it, and a serpent may bite him who breaks through a wall.

Jeremiah 18:20

Should good be repaid with evil?
For they have dug a pit for me.
Remember how I stood before You
To speak good on their behalf,
So as to turn away Your wrath from them.

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