Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

Therefore hath pride encircled them, Violence covereth them as a dress.

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.

World English Bible

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

Verse Info

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

5 In the misery of mortals they are not, And with common men they are not plagued. 6 Therefore hath pride encircled them, Violence covereth them as a dress. 7 Their eye hath come out from fat. The imaginations of the heart transgressed;


Cross References

Psalm 109:18

And he putteth on reviling as his robe, And it cometh in as water into his midst, And as oil into his bones.

Judges 8:26

and the weight of the rings of gold which he asked is a thousand and seven hundred shekels of gold, apart from the round ornaments, and the drops, and the purple garments, which are on the kings of Midian, and apart from the chains which are on the necks of their camels,

Proverbs 1:9

For a graceful wreath are they to thy head, And chains to thy neck.

Genesis 41:42

And Pharaoh turneth aside his seal-ring from off his hand, and putteth it on the hand of Joseph, and clotheth him with garments of fine linen, and placeth a chain of gold on his neck,

Deuteronomy 8:13-14

and thy herd and thy flock be multiplied, and silver and gold be multiplied to thee; and all that is thine be multiplied:

Deuteronomy 32:15

And Jeshurun waxeth fat, and doth kick: Thou hast been fat -- thou hast been thick, Thou hast been covered. And he leaveth God who made him, And dishonoureth the Rock of his salvation.

Esther 3:1

After these things hath the king Ahasuerus exalted Haman son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and lifteth him up, and setteth his throne above all the heads who are with him,

Esther 3:5-6

And Haman seeth that Mordecai is not bowing and doing obeisance to him, and Haman is full of fury,

Esther 5:9-11

And Haman goeth forth on that day rejoicing and glad in heart, and at Haman's seeing Mordecai in the gate of the king, and he hath not risen nor moved for him, then is Haman full of fury against Mordecai.

Job 21:7-15

Wherefore do the wicked live? They have become old, Yea, they have been mighty in wealth.

Psalm 109:29

Mine accusers put on blushing, and are covered, As an upper robe is their shame.

Proverbs 3:31

Be not envious of a man of violence, Nor fix thou on any of his ways.

Proverbs 4:17

For they have eaten bread of wickedness, And wine of violence they drink.

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because sentence hath not been done on an evil work speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of man is full within them to do evil.

Song of Songs 4:9

Thou hast emboldened me, my sister-spouse, Emboldened me with one of thine eyes, With one chain of thy neck.

Isaiah 3:19

Of the drops, and the bracelets, and the mufflers,

Jeremiah 48:11

Secure is Moab from his youth, And at rest is he for his preserved things, And he hath not been emptied out from vessel unto vessel, And into captivity he hath not gone, Therefore hath his taste remained in him, And his fragrance hath not been changed.

Jeremiah 48:29

We have heard of the arrogance of Moab, Exceeding proud! His haughtiness, and his arrogance, And his pride, and the height of his heart,

Ezekiel 16:11

And I adorn thee with adornments, And I give bracelets for thy hands, And a chain for thy neck.

Ezekiel 28:2-5

Son of man, say to the leader of Tyre: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because thy heart hath been high, And thou dost say: A god I am, The habitation of God I have inhabited, In the heart of the seas, And thou art man, and not God, And thou givest out thy heart as the heart of God,

Daniel 4:30

the king hath answered and said, Is not this that great Babylon that I have built, for the house of the kingdom, in the might of my strength, and for the glory of mine honour?

Micah 2:1-2

Woe to those devising iniquity, And working evil on their beds, In the light of the morning they do it, For their hand is -- to God.

Micah 3:5

Thus said Jehovah concerning the prophets Who are causing My people to err, Who are biting with their teeth, And have cried 'Peace,' And he who doth not give unto their mouth, They have sanctified against him war.

James 5:4-6

lo, the reward of the workmen, of those who in-gathered your fields, which hath been fraudulently kept back by you -- doth cry out, and the exclamations of those who did reap into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth have entered;

1 Peter 5:5

In like manner, ye younger, be subject to elders, and all to one another subjecting yourselves; with humble-mindedness clothe yourselves, because God the proud doth resist, but to the humble He doth give grace;

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