Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Arrogance is their necklace, and violence their clothing.

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.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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 immune to the trouble common to men; they do not suffer as other men do. 6 Arrogance is their necklace, and violence their clothing. 7 Their prosperity causes them to do wrong; their thoughts are sinful.


Cross References

Psalm 109:18

He made cursing a way of life, so curses poured into his stomach like water and seeped into his bones like oil.

Judges 8:26

The total weight of the gold earrings he requested came to seventeen hundred gold shekels. This was in addition to the crescent-shaped ornaments, jewelry, purple clothing worn by the Midianite kings, and the necklaces on the camels.

Proverbs 1:9

For they will be like an elegant garland on your head, and like pendants around your neck.

Genesis 41:42

Then Pharaoh took his signet ring from his own hand and put it on Joseph's. He clothed him with fine linen clothes and put a gold chain around his neck.

Deuteronomy 8:13-14

when your cattle and flocks increase, when you have plenty of silver and gold, and when you have abundance of everything,

Deuteronomy 32:15

But Jeshurun became fat and kicked, you got fat, thick, and stuffed! Then he deserted the God who made him, and treated the Rock who saved him with contempt.

Esther 3:1

Some time later King Ahasuerus promoted Haman the son of Hammedatha, the Agagite, exalting him and setting his position above that of all the officials who were with him.

Esther 3:5-6

When Haman saw that Mordecai was not bowing or paying homage to him, he was filled with rage.

Esther 5:9-11

Now Haman went forth that day pleased and very much encouraged. But when Haman saw Mordecai at the king's gate, and he did not rise nor tremble in his presence, Haman was filled with rage toward Mordecai.

Job 21:7-15

"Why do the wicked go on living, grow old, even increase in power?

Psalm 109:29

My accusers will be covered with shame, and draped in humiliation as if it were a robe.

Proverbs 3:31

Do not envy a violent man, and do not choose to imitate any of his ways;

Proverbs 4:17

For they eat bread gained from wickedness and drink wine obtained from violence.

Ecclesiastes 8:11

When a sentence is not executed at once against a crime, the human heart is encouraged to do evil.

Song of Songs 4:9

You have stolen my heart, my sister, my bride! You have stolen my heart with one glance of your eyes, with one jewel of your necklace.

Isaiah 3:19

earrings, bracelets, veils,

Jeremiah 48:11

"From its earliest days Moab has lived undisturbed. It has never been taken into exile. Its people are like wine allowed to settle undisturbed on its dregs, never poured out from one jar to another. They are like wine which tastes like it always did, whose aroma has remained unchanged.

Jeremiah 48:29

I have heard how proud the people of Moab are, I know how haughty they are. I have heard how arrogant, proud, and haughty they are, what a high opinion they have of themselves.

Ezekiel 16:11

I adorned you with jewelry. I put bracelets on your hands and a necklace around your neck.

Ezekiel 28:2-5

"Son of man, say to the prince of Tyre, 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: "'Your heart is proud and you 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 a god, though you think you are godlike.

Daniel 4:30

The king uttered these words: "Is this not the great Babylon that I have built for a royal residence by my own mighty strength and for my majestic honor?"

Micah 2:1-2

Those who devise sinful plans are as good as dead, those who dream about doing evil as they lie in bed. As soon as morning dawns they carry out their plans, because they have the power to do so.

Micah 3:5

This is what the Lord says: "The prophets who mislead my people are as good as dead. If someone gives them enough to eat, they offer an oracle of peace. But if someone does not give them food, they are ready to declare war on him.

James 5:4-6

Look, the pay you have held back from the workers who mowed your fields cries out against you, and the cries of the reapers have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts.

1 Peter 5:5

In the same way, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. And all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.

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