Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 made a pit and hollowed it out and has fallen into the hole which he made [before the trap was completed].

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.

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, lie will bring forth vanity, and he conceived trouble, and he will bring forth falsehood. 15 He dug a pit, and he will dig it out, and he will fall into the pitfall he will make. 16 His trouble shall turn back upon his head, and his violence shall come down upon his crown.


Cross References

Job 4:8

According to what I saw, they ploughing iniquity and sowing labor shall reap it

Psalm 119:85

The proud dug pits for me which is not according to thy law.

Proverbs 26:27

He digging a pit shall fall into it: and he rolling a stone it shall turn back upon him.

Esther 7:10

And they will hang Haman upon the tree that he preps for Mordecai. And the wrath of the king subsided.

Job 6:27

But ye will cause the orphans to fall, and ye will dig for your friend.

Psalm 9:15-16

The nations sank into the pit they made: in the net they hid, their foot was taken by it

Psalm 10:2

In the pride of the unjust he will burn the poor: they shall be taken in the devices that they purposed.

Psalm 35:7-8

For gratuitously they hid for me the destruction of their net: gratuitously they dug for my soul.

Psalm 57:6

They prepared a net for my steps; my soul was bent down: they dug a pit before me, they fell into the midst of it. Silence.

Psalm 94:13

To give rest to him from the days of evil, till the pit shall be dug for the unjust

Psalm 140:9-10

The head of those surrounding me, the labor of their lips shall cover them.

Psalm 141:10

The unjust shall fall into their nets together, till I shall pass by.

Proverbs 5:22

His iniquities shall take the unjust one, and with the cords of his sins shall he be held fast.

Ecclesiastes 10:8-9

He digging a ditch shall fall into it; he breaking down a wall, a serpent shall bite him.

Jeremiah 18:20

Shall evil be requited for good? for they dug a pit for my soul. Remember my standing before thee to speak good for them, to turn back thy wrath from them.

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