Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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.

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 free from burdens of men, neither are they plagued like other men. 6 Therefore pride is like a chain around their neck. Violence covers them like a garment. 7 Their eyes bulge with fat. Their minds pass the limits of conceit.


Cross References

Psalm 109:18

He clothed himself also with cursing as with his garment. It came into his inward parts like water, like oil into his bones.

Judges 8:26

The weight of the golden earrings that he requested was one thousand and seven hundred [shekels] of gold, besides the crescents, and the pendants, and the purple clothing that was on the kings of Midian, and besides the chains that were about their camels' necks.

Proverbs 1:9

for they will be a garland to grace your head, and chains around your neck.

Genesis 41:42

Pharaoh took off his signet ring from his hand, and put it on Joseph's hand, and arrayed him in robes of fine linen, and put a gold chain about his neck,

Deuteronomy 8:13-14

and when your herds and your flocks multiply, and your silver and your gold is multiplied, and all that you have is multiplied;

Deuteronomy 32:15

But Jeshurun grew fat, and kicked. You have grown fat. You have grown thick. You have become sleek. Then he forsook God who made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.

Esther 3:1

After these things King Ahasuerus promoted Haman the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and advanced him, and set his seat above all the princes who were with him.

Esther 3:5-6

When Haman saw that Mordecai didn't bow down, nor pay him homage, Haman was full of wrath.

Esther 5:9-11

Then Haman went out that day joyful and glad of heart, but when Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate, that he didn't stand up nor move for him, he was filled with wrath against Mordecai.

Job 21:7-15

"Why do the wicked live, become old, yes, and grow mighty in power?

Psalm 109:29

Let my adversaries be clothed with dishonor. Let them cover themselves with their own shame as with a robe.

Proverbs 3:31

Don't envy the man of violence. Choose none of his ways.

Proverbs 4:17

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

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Song of Songs 4:9

You have ravished my heart, my sister, my bride. You have ravished my heart with one of your eyes, with one chain of your neck.

Isaiah 3:19

the earrings, the bracelets, the veils,

Jeremiah 48:11

Moab has been at ease from his youth, and he has settled on his lees, and has not been emptied from vessel to vessel, neither has he gone into captivity: therefore his taste remains in him, and his scent is not changed.

Jeremiah 48:29

We have heard of the pride of Moab, [that] he is very proud; his loftiness, and his pride, and his arrogance, and the haughtiness of his heart.

Ezekiel 16:11

I decked you with ornaments, and I put bracelets on your hands, and a chain on your neck.

Ezekiel 28:2-5

Son of man, tell the prince of Tyre, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Because your heart is lifted up, and you have said, I am a god, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet you are man, and not God, though you did set your heart as the heart of God --

Daniel 4:30

The king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, which I have built for the royal dwelling place, by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?

Micah 2:1-2

Woe to those who devise iniquity and work evil on their beds! When the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Micah 3:5

Thus says Yahweh concerning the prophets who lead my people astray; for those who feed their teeth, they proclaim, "Peace!" and whoever doesn't provide for their mouths, they prepare war against him:

James 5:4-6

Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you have kept back by fraud, cry out, and the cries of those who reaped have entered into the ears of the Lord of Armies.

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise, you younger ones, be subject to the elder. Yes, all of you clothe yourselves with humility, to subject yourselves to one another; for "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble."

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