Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 hath graven and dug up a pit, and is fallen himself into the destruction that he made for others. 16 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. 17 As for me, I will give thanks unto the LORD according to his righteousness; and I will praise the name of the LORD most high.


Cross References

Esther 9:25

and how Esther went and spake to the king, that through letters his wicked device - which he imagined against the Jews - might be turned upon his own head, and how he and his sons were hanged on the tree.

1 Kings 2:32

And the LORD bring his blood upon his own head, for he smote two men righteouser and better than he, and slew them with the sword; my father unwitting: even 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

But David had knowledge that Saul imagined mischief against him, and said therefore to Abiathar the priest, "Bring the ephod."

1 Samuel 24:12-13

The LORD be judge between thee and me, and the LORD avenge me of thee. But mine hand be not upon thee.

1 Samuel 26:10

And David said furthermore, "As sure as the LORD liveth, the LORD shall smite him, or his day shall come to die, or he shall descend into battle and there perish:

1 Samuel 28:19

And moreover, the LORD will deliver Israel with thee into the hands of the Philistines. And tomorrow shalt thou and thy sons be with me, and the LORD shall give the host of Israel into the hands of the Philistines."

1 Samuel 31:3-4

And the battle went sore against Saul, insomuch that shooters with bows had found him, and he was sore wounded of the shooters.

Psalm 36:4

He imagineth mischief upon his bed, and hath set himself in no good way; neither doth he abhor any thing that is evil.

Psalm 36:12

There are they fallen, all that work wickedness; they are cast down, and shall not be able to stand.

Psalm 37:12-13

The ungodly layeth wait for the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth.

Malachi 2:3-5

Behold, I shall corrupt your seed, and cast dung in your faces: even the dung of your solemn feasts and it shall cleave fast upon you.

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