Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violence shall come down upon his own pate.

New American Standard Bible

His mischief will return upon his own head,
And his violence will descend upon his own pate.

King James Version

His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.

Holman Bible

His trouble comes back on his own head,
and his violence falls on the top of his head.

International Standard Version

The trouble he planned will return on his own head, and his violence will descend on his skull.

A Conservative Version

His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violence shall come down upon his own scalp.

American Standard Version

His mischief shall return upon his own head, And his violence shall come down upon his own pate.

Amplified


His mischief will return on his own head,
And his violence will come down on the top of his head [like loose dirt].

Bible in Basic English

His wrongdoing will come back to him, and his violent behaviour will come down on his head.

Julia Smith Translation

His trouble shall turn back upon his head, and his violence shall come down upon his crown.

King James 2000

His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own crown.

Lexham Expanded Bible

His trouble comes back on his head, and his violence comes down on his skull.

Modern King James verseion

His mischief shall return on his own head, and his violence shall come on his own crown.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For his travail shall come upon his own head, and his wickedness shall fall upon his own head, and his wickedness shall fall on his own pate.

NET Bible

He becomes the victim of his own destructive plans and the violence he intended for others falls on his own head.

New Heart English Bible

The trouble he causes shall return to his own head. His violence shall come down on the crown of his own head.

The Emphasized Bible

His mischief, turneth back, on his own head, - and, on his own crown, his violence, descendeth.

Webster

His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.

World English Bible

The trouble he causes shall return to his own head. His violence shall come down on the crown of his own head.

Youngs Literal Translation

Return doth his perverseness on his head, And on his crown his violence cometh down.

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Prayer For Justice

15 He digged a pit, and hollowed it out, and is fallen into the hole that he made. 16 His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violence shall come down upon his own pate. 17 I will praise Jehovah according to his righteousness, and will sing forth the name of Jehovah the Most High.


Cross References

Esther 9:25

and when Esther came before the king, he commanded by letters that his wicked device, which he had devised against the Jews, should return upon his own head; and they hanged him and his sons on the gallows.

1 Kings 2:32

And Jehovah shall requite the blood which he shed upon his own head, because he fell upon two men more righteous and better than he, and slew them with the sword, without my father David's knowledge: Abner the son of Ner, captain of the host of Israel, and Amasa the son of Jether, captain of the host of Judah.

1 Samuel 23:9

And when David knew that Saul devised mischief against him, he said to Abiathar the priest, Bring the ephod.

1 Samuel 24:12-13

Jehovah judge between me and thee, and Jehovah avenge me of thee; but my hand shall not be upon thee.

1 Samuel 26:10

And David said, As Jehovah liveth, Jehovah will surely smite him; either his day shall come to die, or he shall descend into battle and perish.

1 Samuel 28:19

And Jehovah will also give Israel with thee into the hand of the Philistines; and to-morrow shalt thou and thy sons be with me; the army of Israel also will Jehovah give into the hand of the Philistines.

1 Samuel 31:3-4

And the battle went sore against Saul, and the archers came up with him; and he was much terrified by the archers.

Psalm 36:4

He deviseth wickedness up on his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good: he abhorreth not evil.

Psalm 36:12

There are the workers of iniquity fallen: they are cast down, and are not able to rise.

Psalm 37:12-13

The wicked plotteth against the righteous, and gnasheth his teeth against him.

Malachi 2:3-5

Behold, I will rebuke your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, the dung of your feasts; and they shall take you away with it.

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