Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

His trouble shall turn back upon his head, and his violence shall come down upon his 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 made a pit, and dug it, and has fallen into the ditch which he made. 16 His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own crown. 17 I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.


Cross References

Esther 9:25

But when Esther came before the king, he commanded by letters that his wicked plot, which he devised against the Jews, should return upon his own head, and that he and his sons should be hanged on the gallows.

1 Kings 2:32

And the LORD shall return his blood upon his own head, who struck down two men more righteous and better than he, and slew them with the sword, my father David not knowing of it, Abner the son of Ner, captain of the army of Israel, and Amasa the son of Jether, captain of the army of Judah.

1 Samuel 23:9

And David knew that Saul secretly plotted evil against him; and he said to Abiathar the priest, Bring here the ephod.

1 Samuel 24:12-13

The LORD judge between me and you, and the LORD avenge me of you: but my hand shall not be upon you.

1 Samuel 26:10

David said furthermore, As the LORD lives, the LORD shall strike him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall descend into battle, and perish.

1 Samuel 28:19

Moreover the LORD will also deliver Israel with you into the hand of the Philistines: and tomorrow shall you and your sons be with me: the LORD also shall deliver the army of Israel into the hand of the Philistines.

1 Samuel 31:3-4

And the battle went hard against Saul, and the archers hit him; and he was severely wounded of the archers.

Psalm 36:4

He devises mischief upon his bed; he sets himself in a way that is not good; he abhors not evil.

Psalm 36:12

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

Psalm 37:12-13

The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes upon him with his teeth.

Malachi 2:3-5

Behold, I will rebuke your offspring, and spread refuse upon your faces, even the refuse of your solemn feasts; and one shall take you away with it.

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