Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 shall fall back in return upon his own head, and his violence come down [with the loose dirt] upon his own scalp.

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

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

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 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. 17 I will confess to Jehovah according to his justice: and I will play on the harp to the name of Jehovah most high.


Cross References

Esther 9:25

And in her coming before the king, he said by letter he will turn back his purpose of evil that he purposed against the Jews upon his head: and they hung him and his sons upon the tree.

1 Kings 2:32

And Jehovah turned back his blood upon his head, who struck upon two just men and good above him, and he will kill them with the sword, and my father David knew not, Abner son of Ner, chief of the army of Israel, and Amasa, son of Jether, chief of the army of Judah.

1 Samuel 23:9

And David knew that Saul was working evil against him; and he will say to Abiathar the priest, Bring near the ephod.

1 Samuel 24:12-13

And Jehovah will judge between me and between thee, and Jehovah avenge me of thee: and my hand shall not be upon thee.

1 Samuel 26:10

And David will say, Jehovah lives, for shall not Jehovah strike him? or his day shall come and he died; or he shall go down in the war and perish.

1 Samuel 28:19

And Jehovah will give also Israel with thee into the hand of the rovers; and to-morrow thou and thy sons with me, also the camp of Israel Jehovah will give into the hand of the rovers.

1 Samuel 31:3-4

And the war will be heavy to Saul, and the archers, men with the bow, will find him; and he will be greatly wounded from the archers.

Psalm 36:4

He will purpose vanity upon his bed; he will set himself upon a way not good; he will not reject evil

Psalm 36:12

There they working vanity fell: they were thrust down, and they shall not be able to rise.

Psalm 37:12-13

The unjust one meditated against the just, and gnashed upon him with his teeth.

Malachi 2:3-5

Behold me rebuking the seed to you, and I scattered dung upon your faces, the dung of your festivals; and it lifted you up to it.

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