Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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;

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.

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 come in no misfortune like other folk; neither are they plagued like other men. 6 And this is the cause that they be so puffed up in pride, and overwhelmed with cruelty and unrighteousness. 7 Their eyes swell with fatness, and they do even what they lust.


Cross References

Psalm 109:18

He clothed himself with cursing like as with a raiment: yea it went into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones.

Judges 8:26

And the weight of the golden earrings was a thousand and seven hundred sicles of gold, beside brooches, ouches and garments of scarlet that were of the kings of Midian, and beside the chains, that were about their camels' necks.

Proverbs 1:9

for that shall bring grace unto thy head, and shall be a chain about thy neck.

Genesis 41:42

And he took off his ring from his finger, and put it upon Joseph's finger, and he arrayed him in raiment of byss, and put a golden chain about his neck,

Deuteronomy 8:13-14

and when thy beasts and thy sheep are waxed many and thy silver and thy gold is multiplied,

Deuteronomy 32:15

"And Israel waxed fat, and kicked. Thou wast fat, thick and smooth. And he let God go, that made him; and despised the rock that saved him.

Esther 3:1

After these acts did the king promote Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and set him high, and set his seat above all the princes that were with him.

Esther 3:5-6

And when Haman saw that Mordecai bowed not the knee unto him, nor worshipped him, he was full of indignation

Esther 5:9-11

Then went Haman forth the same day joyful and merry in his mind. And when he saw Mordecai in the king's gate, that he stood not up and kneeled before him, he was full of indignation at Mordecai.

Job 21:7-15

"Wherefore do wicked men live in health and prosperity, come to their old age, and increase in riches?

Psalm 109:29

Let mine adversaries be clothed with shame; and let them cover themselves with their own confusion, as with a cloak.

Proverbs 3:31

Follow not a wicked man, and choose none of his ways:

Proverbs 4:17

For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of robbery.

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because now that evil works are not hastily punished, the heart of man giveth himself over unto wickedness.

Song of Songs 4:9

Thou hast bewitched my heart, O my sister, my spouse; thou hast bewitched my heart with one of thine eyes, and with one chain of thy neck.

Isaiah 3:19

and collars, bracelets and hooves,

Jeremiah 48:11

Moab hath ever been rich and careless from her youth up, she hath sitten and taken her ease with her treasure. She was never yet put out of one vessel into another, that is, she never went away into captivity, therefore her taste remaineth, and her savour is not yet changed.

Jeremiah 48:29

As for Moab's pride, we have heard of it, she is very high-minded. I know her stoutness, her boasting, her arrogance, and the pride of her stomach, sayeth the LORD.

Ezekiel 16:11

I decked thee with costly apparel; I put rings upon thy fingers,

Ezekiel 28:2-5

"Thou son of man, tell the prince of Tyre, 'Thus sayeth the LORD God: Because thou hast a proud heart and hast said, 'I am a God, I have my seat in the midst of the sea like a God,' whereas thou art but a man, and not God, and yet standest in thine own conceit, that thou art God:

Daniel 4:30

and said, "This is the great city of Babylon, which I myself, with my power and strength, have made a king's court, for the honour of my majesty."

Micah 2:1-2

Woe unto them that imagine to do harm, and devise ungraciousness upon their beds, to perform it in the clear day: for their power is against God.

Micah 3:5

And as concerning the prophets that deceive my people, thus the LORD sayeth against them: When they have any thing to bite upon, then they preach that all shall be well. But if a man put not some thing in to their mouths, they preach of war against him.

James 5:4-6

Behold, the hire of the laborers which have reaped down your fields - which hire is of you kept back by fraud - crieth: and the cries of them which have reaped, are entered into the ears of the Lord of Hosts.

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise, ye younger submit yourselves unto the elder. Submit yourselves every man, one to another. Knit yourselves together in lowliness of mind. For God resisteth the proud and giveth grace to the humble.

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