Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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 their necklace;
Violence covers them like a garment [like a long, luxurious robe].

Darby Translation

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

Verse Info

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

5 They are not in trouble as others are; they have no part in the unhappy fate of men. 6 For this reason pride is round them like a chain; they are clothed with violent behaviour as with a robe. 7 Their eyes are bursting with fat; they have more than their heart's desire.


Cross References

Psalm 109:18

He put on cursing like a robe, and it has come into his body like water, and into his bones like oil.

Judges 8:26

The weight of the gold ear-rings which he got from them was one thousand, seven hundred shekels of gold; in addition to the moon-ornaments and jewels and the purple robes which were on the kings of Midian, and the chains on their camels' necks.

Proverbs 1:9

For they will be a crown of grace for your head, and chain-ornaments about your neck.

Genesis 41:42

Then Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand and put it on Joseph's hand, and he had him clothed with the best linen, and put a chain of gold round his neck;

Deuteronomy 8:13-14

And when your herds and your flocks are increased, and your stores of silver and gold, and you have wealth of every sort;

Deuteronomy 32:15

But Jeshurun became fat and would not be controlled: you have become fat, you are thick and full of food: then he was untrue to the God who made him, giving no honour to the Rock of his salvation.

Esther 3:1

After these things, by the order of the king, Haman, the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, was lifted up and given a position of honour and a higher place than all the other captains who were with him.

Esther 3:5-6

And when Haman saw that Mordecai did not go down before him and give him honour, Haman was full of wrath.

Esther 5:9-11

Then on that day Haman went out full of joy and glad in heart; but when he saw Mordecai in the king's doorway, and he did not get to his feet or give any sign of fear before him, Haman was full of wrath against Mordecai.

Job 21:7-15

Why is life given to the evil-doers? why do they become old and strong in power?

Psalm 109:29

Let my haters be clothed with shame, covering themselves with shame as with a robe.

Proverbs 3:31

Have no envy of the violent man, or take any of his ways as an example.

Proverbs 4:17

The bread of evil-doing is their food, the wine of violent acts their drink.

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because punishment for an evil work comes not quickly, the minds of the sons of men are fully given to doing evil.

Song of Songs 4:9

You have taken away my heart, my sister, my bride; you have taken away my heart, with one look you have taken it, with one chain of your neck!

Isaiah 3:19

The ear-rings, and the chains, and the delicate clothing,

Jeremiah 48:11

From his earliest days, Moab has been living in comfort; like wine long stored he has not been drained from vessel to vessel, he has never gone away as a prisoner: so his taste is still in him, his smell is unchanged.

Jeremiah 48:29

We have had word of the pride of Moab, how great it is; how he is lifted up in pride; and his great opinion of himself, and that his heart is lifted up.

Ezekiel 16:11

And I made you fair with ornaments and put jewels on your hands and a chain on your neck.

Ezekiel 28:2-5

Son of man, say to the ruler of Tyre, This is what the Lord has said: Because your heart has been lifted up, and you have said, I am a god, I am seated on the seat of God in the heart of the seas; but you are man and not God, though you have made your heart as the heart of God:

Daniel 4:30

The king made answer and said, Is this not great Babylon, which I have made for the living-place of kings, by the strength of my power and for the glory of my honour?

Micah 2:1-2

A curse on the designers of evil, working on their beds! in the morning light they do it, because it is in their power.

Micah 3:5

This is what the Lord has said about the prophets by whom my people have been turned from the right way; who, biting with their teeth, say, Peace; and if anyone puts nothing in their mouths they make ready for war against him.

James 5:4-6

See, the money which you falsely kept back from the workers cutting the grass in your field, is crying out against you; and the cries of those who took in your grain have come to the ears of the Lord of armies.

1 Peter 5:5

And in the same way, let the younger men be ruled by the older ones. Let all of you put away pride and make yourselves ready to be servants: for God is a hater of pride, but he gives grace to those who make themselves low.

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