Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Therefore pride is their necklace; The garment of violence covers them.

King James Version

Therefore pride compasseth them about as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment.

Holman Bible

Therefore, pride is their necklace, and violence covers them like a garment.

International Standard Version

Therefore pride is their necklace and violence covers them like a garment.

A Conservative Version

Therefore pride is as a chain around their neck. Violence covers them as a garment.

American Standard Version

Therefore pride is as a chain about their neck; Violence covereth them as a garment.

Amplified

Therefore pride is about their necks like a chain; violence covers them like a garment [like a long, luxurious robe].

Bible in Basic English

For this reason pride is round them like a chain; they are clothed with violent behaviour as with a robe.

Darby Translation

Therefore pride encompasseth them as a neck-chain, violence covereth them as a garment;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore they are crowned with pride; they cover themselves with violence as a garment.

Julia Smith Translation

For this, pride surrounded them as a neck-chain; the dress of violence will cover to them.

King James 2000

Therefore pride surrounds them as a chain; violence covers them as a garment.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore pride is their necklace; an outfit of violence covers them.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore pride enchains them; violence covers them like a robe.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And this is the cause that they be so puffed up in pride, and overwhelmed with cruelty and unrighteousness.

NET Bible

Arrogance is their necklace, and violence their clothing.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore pride is like a chain around their neck. Violence covers them like a garment.

The Emphasized Bible

For this cause, doth arrogance deck them as a neck-chain, And a garment of wrong is their attire;

Webster

Therefore pride encompasseth them as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment.

World English Bible

Therefore pride is like a chain around their neck. Violence covers them like a garment.

Youngs Literal Translation

Therefore hath pride encircled them, Violence covereth them as a dress.

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

5 They are not in trouble as other men, Nor are they plagued like mankind. 6 Therefore pride is their necklace; The garment of violence covers them. 7 Their eye bulges from fatness; The imaginations of their heart run riot.


Cross References

Psalm 109:18

But he clothed himself with cursing as with his garment, And it entered into his body like water And like oil into his bones.

Judges 8:26

The weight of the gold earrings that he requested was 1,700 shekels of gold, besides the crescent ornaments and the pendants and the purple robes which were on the kings of Midian, and besides the neck bands that were on their camels' necks.

Proverbs 1:9

Indeed, they are a graceful wreath to your head And ornaments about your neck.

Genesis 41:42

Then Pharaoh took off his signet ring from his hand and put it on Joseph's hand, and clothed him in garments of fine linen and put the gold necklace around his neck.

Deuteronomy 8:13-14

and when your herds and your flocks multiply, and your silver and gold multiply, and all that you have multiplies,

Deuteronomy 32:15

"But Jeshurun grew fat and kicked-- You are grown fat, thick, and sleek-- Then he forsook God who made him, And scorned the Rock of his salvation.

Esther 3:1

After these events King Ahasuerus promoted Haman, the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and advanced him and established his authority over all the princes who were with him.

Esther 3:5-6

When Haman saw that Mordecai neither bowed down nor paid homage to him, Haman was filled with rage.

Esther 5:9-11

Then Haman went out that day glad and pleased of heart; but when Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate and that he did not stand up or tremble before him, Haman was filled with anger against Mordecai.

Job 21:7-15

"Why do the wicked still live, Continue on, also become very powerful?

Psalm 109:29

Let my accusers be clothed with dishonor, And let them cover themselves with their own shame as with a robe.

Proverbs 3:31

Do not envy a man of violence And do not choose any of his ways.

Proverbs 4:17

For they eat the bread of wickedness And drink the wine of violence.

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because the sentence against an evil deed is not executed quickly, therefore the hearts of the sons of men among them are given fully to do evil.

Song of Songs 4:9

"You have made my heart beat faster, my sister, my bride; You have made my heart beat faster with a single glance of your eyes, With a single strand of your necklace.

Isaiah 3:19

dangling earrings, bracelets, veils,

Jeremiah 48:11

"Moab has been at ease since his youth; He has also been undisturbed, like wine on its dregs, And he has not been emptied from vessel to vessel, Nor has he gone into exile. Therefore he retains his flavor, And his aroma has not changed.

Jeremiah 48:29

"We have heard of the pride of Moab--he is very proud-- Of his haughtiness, his pride, his arrogance and his self-exaltation.

Ezekiel 16:11

"I adorned you with ornaments, put bracelets on your hands and a necklace around your neck.

Ezekiel 28:2-5

"Son of man, say to the leader of Tyre, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Because your heart is lifted up And you have said, 'I am a god, I sit in the seat of gods In the heart of the seas'; Yet you are a man and not God, Although you make your heart like the heart of God--

Daniel 4:30

"The king reflected and said, 'Is this not Babylon the great, which I myself have built as a royal residence by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?'

Micah 2:1-2

Woe to those who scheme iniquity, Who work out evil on their beds! When morning comes, they do it, For it is in the power of their hands.

Micah 3:5

Thus says the LORD concerning the prophets who lead my people astray; When they have something to bite with their teeth, They cry, "Peace," But against him who puts nothing in their mouths They declare holy war.

James 5:4-6

Behold, the pay of the laborers who mowed your fields, and which has been withheld by you, cries out against you; and the outcry of those who did the harvesting has reached the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.

1 Peter 5:5

You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE.



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