Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Surely thou set them in slippery places. Thou cast them down to destruction.

New American Standard Bible

Surely You set them in slippery places;
You cast them down to destruction.

King James Version

Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction.

Holman Bible

Indeed, You put them in slippery places;
You make them fall into ruin.

International Standard Version

You have certainly set them in slippery places; you will make them fall to their ruin.

American Standard Version

Surely thou settest them in slippery places: Thou castest them down to destruction.

Amplified


Surely You set the wicked-minded and immoral on slippery places;
You cast them down to destruction.

Bible in Basic English

You put their feet where there was danger of slipping, so that they go down into destruction.

Darby Translation

Truly thou settest them in slippery places, thou castest them down in ruins.

Julia Smith Translation

Surely in slippery places thou wilt set them, to cast them down into ruins.

King James 2000

Surely you did set them in slippery places: you cast them down into destruction.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Surely you set them on slippery places. You cause them to fall onto ruin.

Modern King James verseion

Surely You set them in slippery places; You cast them down into ruin.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Namely, how thou hast set them in a slippery places, that thou mayest cast them down headlong and destroy them.

NET Bible

Surely you put them in slippery places; you bring them down to ruin.

New Heart English Bible

Surely you set them in slippery places. You throw them down to destruction.

The Emphasized Bible

Surely, in slippery places, dost thou set them, - Thou hast suffered them to fall into places of danger.

Webster

Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou didst cast them down into destruction.

World English Bible

Surely you set them in slippery places. You throw them down to destruction.

Youngs Literal Translation

Only, in slippery places Thou dost set them, Thou hast caused them to fall to desolations.

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

17 until I went into the sanctuary of God, and considered their latter end. 18 Surely thou set them in slippery places. Thou cast them down to destruction. 19 How they have become a desolation in a moment! They are utterly consumed with terrors.


Cross References

Psalm 35:6

Let their way be dark and slippery, and the agent of LORD pursuing them.

Deuteronomy 32:35

Vengeance is mine, and recompense at the time when their foot shall slide. For the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that are to come upon them shall make haste.

Psalm 37:20

But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of LORD [is] as the fat of lambs: they shall disintegrate; they shall disintegrate away into smoke.

Psalm 37:24

Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down, for LORD upholds him with his hand.

Psalm 37:35-38

I have seen a wicked man in great power, and spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.

Psalm 55:23

But thou, O God, will bring them down into the pit of destruction. Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days, but I will trust in thee.

Psalm 92:7

When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity flourish, it is that they shall be destroyed forever,

Psalm 94:23

And he has brought upon them their own iniquity, and will cut them off in their own wickedness. LORD our God will cut them off.

Jeremiah 23:12

Therefore their way shall be to them as slippery places in the darkness. They shall be driven on, and fall in it. For I will bring evil upon them, even the year of their visitation, says LORD.

2 Thessalonians 1:9

Men who will suffer punishment, a penalty of eternal destruction from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his might,

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