Parallel Verses

Amplified

[After all] You do set the [wicked] in slippery places; You cast them down to ruin and 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.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

Surely thou settest them in slippery places: Thou castest 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Surely thou didst set them in slippery places; in desolation thou shalt cause them to fall.

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; then I understood [for I considered] their end. 18 [After all] You do set the [wicked] in slippery places; You cast them down to ruin and destruction. 19 How they become a desolation in a moment! They are utterly consumed with terrors!


Cross References

Psalm 35:6

Let their way be through dark and slippery places, with the Angel of the Lord pursuing and afflicting them.

Deuteronomy 32:35

Vengeance is Mine, and recompense, in the time when their foot shall slide; for the day of their disaster is at hand and their doom comes speedily.

Psalm 37:20

But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the Lord shall be as the fat of lambs [that is consumed in smoke] and as the glory of the pastures. They shall vanish; like smoke shall they consume away.

Psalm 37:24

Though he falls, he shall not be utterly cast down, for the Lord grasps his hand in support and upholds him.

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 You, O God, will bring down the wicked into the pit of destruction; men of blood and treachery shall not live out half their days. But I will trust in, lean on, and confidently rely on You.

Psalm 92:7

That though the wicked spring up like grass and all evildoers flourish, they are doomed to be destroyed forever.

Psalm 94:23

And He will turn back upon them their own iniquity and will wipe them out by means of their own wickedness; the Lord our God will wipe them out.

Jeremiah 23:12

Therefore their way will be to them like slippery paths in the dark; they will be driven on and fall into them. For I will bring evil upon them in the year of their punishment, says the Lord.

2 Thessalonians 1:9

Such people will pay the penalty and suffer the punishment of everlasting ruin (destruction and perdition) and eternal exclusion and banishment from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of His power,

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