Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

I said to the arrogant, Deal not arrogantly, and to the wicked, Lift not up the horn.

New American Standard Bible

“I said to the boastful, ‘Do not boast,’
And to the wicked, ‘Do not lift up the horn;

King James Version

I said unto the fools, Deal not foolishly: and to the wicked, Lift not up the horn:

Holman Bible

I say to the boastful, ‘Do not boast,’
and to the wicked, ‘Do not lift up your horn.

International Standard Version

I will say to the proud, "Don't brag," and to the wicked, "Don't vaunt your strength.

American Standard Version

I said unto the arrogant, Deal not arrogantly; And to the wicked, Lift not up the horn:

Amplified


“I said to the arrogant, ‘Do not boast;’
And to the wicked, ‘Do not lift up the horn [of self-glorification].

Bible in Basic English

I say to the men of pride, Let your pride be gone: and to the sinners, Let not your horn be lifted up.

Darby Translation

I said unto the boastful, Boast not; and to the wicked, Lift not up the horn:

Julia Smith Translation

I said to the foolish, Ye shall not be foolish; and to the unjust, Ye shall not lift up the horn:

King James 2000

I said unto the fools, Deal not foolishly: and to the wicked, Lift not up the horn:

Lexham Expanded Bible

I say to the boastful, 'Do not boast!' and to the wicked, 'Do not lift up [your] horn!

Modern King James verseion

I said to the proud, Do not boast; and to the wicked, Do not lift up the horn;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I said unto the fools, "Deal not so madly," and to the ungodly, "Set not up your horn.

NET Bible

I say to the proud, "Do not be proud," and to the wicked, "Do not be so confident of victory!

New Heart English Bible

I said to the arrogant, "Do not boast." I said to the wicked, "Do not lift up the horn.

The Emphasized Bible

I have said to the boasters, Do not boast, And to the lawless, Do not lift up a horn;

Webster

I said to the fools, Deal not foolishly; and to the wicked, Lift not up the horn:

World English Bible

I said to the arrogant, "Don't boast!" I said to the wicked, "Don't lift up the horn.

Youngs Literal Translation

I have said to the boastful, 'Be not boastful,' And to the wicked, 'Raise not up a horn.'

References

Hastings

Context Readings

God Judges The Wicked

3 [when] the earth and all the inhabitants thereof are dissolved. I have set up the pillars of it. Selah. 4 I said to the arrogant, Deal not arrogantly, and to the wicked, Lift not up the horn. 5 Lift not up your horn on high. Speak not with a stiff neck.


Cross References

Zechariah 1:21

Then I said, What are these coming to do? And he spoke, saying, These are the horns which scattered Judah, so that no man lifted up his head. But these have come to terrify them, to cast down the horns of the nations, which lifted

Psalm 82:2-8

How long will ye judge unjustly, and respect the persons of the wicked? Selah.

Psalm 89:17

For thou are the glory of their strength, and in thy favor our horn shall be exalted.

Psalm 94:8

Consider, ye brutish among the people, and ye fools, when will ye be wise?

Psalm 148:14

And he has lifted up the horn of his people, the praise of all his sanctified, even of the sons of Israel, a people near to him. Praise ye LORD.

Proverbs 1:22

How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? And scoffers delight them in scoffing, and fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 8:5

O ye simple, understand prudence, and, ye fools, be of an understanding heart.

Proverbs 9:6

Forsake ye simpleness, and live, and walk in the way of understanding.

Daniel 7:20-21

and concerning the ten horns that were on its head, and the other [horn] which came up, and before which three fell, even that horn that had eyes, and a mouth that spoke great things, whose look was greater than its fellows.

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