Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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].

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;

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 the trouble of men, and with man they shall not be struck. 6 For this, pride surrounded them as a neck-chain; the dress of violence will cover to them. 7 Their eye will come forth from fat: they passed over the imaginations of the heart


Cross References

Psalm 109:18

And he will put on cursing as his garment, and it shall come into his midst as water, and as oil into his bones.

Judges 8:26

And the weight of the gold rings which he asked will be a thousand and seven hundred of gold; besides of little moons and earrings and purple robes which were upon the kings of Midian, and besides from the collars which upon their camels' necks.

Proverbs 1:9

For they a garland of grace to thy head, and necklaces for thy throat

Genesis 41:42

And Pharaoh will remove his signet ring from his hand, and will give it upon Joseph's hand; and will put upon him a white garment, and will put a gold collar about his neck.

Deuteronomy 8:13-14

And thy cattle and thy sheep shall multiply, and thy silver and thy gold shall multiply to thee, and all which is in thee shall multiply;

Deuteronomy 32:15

And Jeshurun will be fat and will tread down: Thou wert fat, thou wert thick, thou wert covered; And he will reject God having made him, And he will despise the Rock of his deliverance.

Esther 3:1

After these words the king Ahasuerus magnified Haman, son of Hammedatha the Agagite; and he will lift him up and set his seat above all the chiefs that were with him.

Esther 3:5-6

And Haman will see that Mordecai bowed not, and not worshiping to him, and Haman will be filled with wrath.

Esther 5:9-11

And Haman went forth in that day being glad and good of heart: and when Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate, and he rose not up and moved not himself for him, and Haman will be filled with wrath against Mordecai.

Job 21:7-15

Wherefore shall the unjust live? They grew old, also they were strong in power.

Psalm 109:29

They lying in wait for me shall put on shame, and they shall be covered with their shame as an upper garment

Proverbs 3:31

Thou shalt not envy against a man of violence, and thou shalt choose in all his ways.

Proverbs 4:17

For they ate the bread of injustice, and they will drink the wine of violences:

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because a decree was not done quickly upon an evil work, for this the heart of the sons of man was filled in them to do evil.

Song of Songs 4:9

Thou didst rob me of the heart, my sister, O bride; thou didst rob me of the heart with one of thine eyes, with one necklace of thy neck.

Isaiah 3:19

The drops, and the chains, and the veils,

Jeremiah 48:11

Moab was tranquil from his youth, and he rested upon his lees, he was not poured out from vessel to vessel, and he went not into captivity: for this his taste stood in him, and his breath was not changed.

Jeremiah 48:29

We heard the pride of Moab; he was greatly lifted up; his haughtiness and his pride, and his lifting up, and the elation of his heart

Ezekiel 16:11

And I shall deck thee with ornaments, and I shall give bracelets upon thy hands and a chain upon thy throat

Ezekiel 28:2-5

Son of man, say to the leader of Tyre, Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because thy heart was lifted up, and thou wilt say, I am God, I sat upon the seat of God in the heart of the seas; and thou art man and not God, and thou wilt give thy heart as the heart of God.

Daniel 4:30

The king answered and said, Is not this great Babel, that I built it for the house of the kingdom by the strength of my power, and for the honor of my majesty?

Micah 2:1-2

Wo to them purposing vanity, and working evil upon their beds! In the light of the morning they will do it because it is to the strength of their hand.

Micah 3:5

Thus said Jehovah for the prophets causing my people to wander, and biting with their teeth, and they called, Peace; and who will not give upon their mouth and they consecrated war against him:

James 5:4-6

Behold, the hire of laborers having reaped your farms, withheld by you, cries out, and the cries of the reapers have entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise, ye younger, be subjected to the elders. And all being subject to one another, be wrapped up in humility: for God opposes the proud, and gives grace to the humble.

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