Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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.

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Prayer For Justice

15 A pit he hath prepared, and he diggeth it, And he falleth into a ditch he maketh. 16 Return doth his perverseness on his head, And on his crown his violence cometh down. 17 I thank Jehovah, According to His righteousness, And praise the name of Jehovah Most High!


Cross References

Esther 9:25

and in her coming in before the king, he said with the letter, 'Let his evil device that he devised against the Jews turn back upon his own head,' and they have hanged him and his sons on the tree,

1 Kings 2:32

and Jehovah hath turned back his blood on his own head, who hath fallen on two men more righteous and better than he, and slayeth them with the sword, -- and my father David knew not -- Abner son of Ner, head of the host of Israel, and Amasa son of Jether, head of the host of Judah;

1 Samuel 23:9

And David knoweth that against him Saul is devising the evil, and saith unto Abiathar the priest, 'Bring nigh the ephod.'

1 Samuel 24:12-13

'Jehovah doth judge between me and thee, and Jehovah hath avenged me of thee, and my hand is not on thee;

1 Samuel 26:10

And David saith, 'Jehovah liveth; except Jehovah doth smite him, or his day come that he hath died, or into battle he go down, and hath been consumed --

1 Samuel 28:19

yea, Jehovah giveth also Israel with thee into the hand of the Philistines, and tomorrow thou and thy sons are with me; also the camp of Israel doth Jehovah give into the hand of the Philistines.'

1 Samuel 31:3-4

And the battle is hard against Saul, and the archers find him -- men with bow -- and he is pained greatly by the archers;

Psalm 36:4

Iniquity he deviseth on his bed, He stationeth himself on a way not good, Evil he doth not refuse.'

Psalm 36:12

There have workers of iniquity fallen, They have been overthrown, And have not been able to arise!

Psalm 37:12-13

The wicked is devising against the righteous, And gnashing against him his teeth.

Malachi 2:3-5

Lo, I am pushing away before you the seed, And have scattered dung before your faces, Dung of your festivals, And it hath taken you away with it.

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