Psalm 73:13



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Surely in vain I have kept my heart pure And washed my hands in innocence;

King James Version

Verily I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency.

International Standard Version

I kept my heart pure for nothing and kept my hands clean from guilt.

A Conservative Version

Surely in vain I have cleansed my heart, and washed my hands in innocence,

American Standard Version

Surely in vain have I cleansed my heart, And washed my hands in innocency;

Amplified

Surely then in vain have I cleansed my heart and washed my hands in innocency.

Bible in Basic English

As for me, I have made my heart clean to no purpose, washing my hands in righteousness;

Darby Translation

Truly have I purified my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency:

Holman Bible

Did I purify my heart and wash my hands in innocence for nothing?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Verily, in vain have I cleansed my heart and washed my hands in innocency

Julia Smith Translation

Surely in vain I cleansed my heart, and I will wash my hands in cleanness.

King James 2000

Verily I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocence.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Surely in vain I have kept my heart pure, and washed my hands in innocence.

Modern King James verseion

Surely I have made my heart pure in vain, and washed my hands in innocence.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and I said, "Then have I cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency?

NET Bible

I concluded, "Surely in vain I have kept my motives pure and maintained a pure lifestyle.

New Heart English Bible

Surely in vain I have cleansed my heart, and washed my hands in innocence,

New simplified Bible

I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocence.

The Emphasized Bible

Altogether in vain, Have I cleansed my heart, And bathed in pureness, my hands;

Webster

Verily I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocence.

World English Bible

Surely in vain I have cleansed my heart, and washed my hands in innocence,

Youngs Literal Translation

Only -- a vain thing! I have purified my heart, And I wash in innocency my hands,

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

12 Behold, these are the wicked; And always at ease, they have increased in wealth. 13 Surely in vain I have kept my heart pure And washed my hands in innocence; 14 For I have been stricken all day long And chastened every morning.


Cross References

Job 34:9

"For he has said, 'It profits a man nothing When he is pleased with God.'

Psalm 26:6

I shall wash my hands in innocence, And I will go about Your altar, O LORD,

Job 21:15

'Who is the Almighty, that we should serve Him, And what would we gain if we entreat Him?'

Job 35:3

"For you say, 'What advantage will it be to You? What profit will I have, more than if I had sinned?'

Job 9:27

"Though I say, 'I will forget my complaint, I will leave off my sad countenance and be cheerful,'

Job 9:31

Yet You would plunge me into the pit, And my own clothes would abhor me.

Psalm 24:4

He who has clean hands and a pure heart, Who has not lifted up his soul to falsehood And has not sworn deceitfully.

Psalm 51:10

Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me.

Malachi 3:14

"You have said, 'It is vain to serve God; and what profit is it that we have kept His charge, and that we have walked in mourning before the LORD of hosts?

Hebrews 10:19-22

Therefore, brethren, since we have confidence to enter the holy place by the blood of Jesus,

James 4:8

Draw near to God and He will draw near to you Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.



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