Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

The ... will give you praise; the rest of ...

New American Standard Bible

For the wrath of man shall praise You;
With a remnant of wrath You will gird Yourself.

King James Version

Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee: the remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain.

Holman Bible

Even human wrath will praise You;
You will clothe Yourself
with their remaining wrath.

International Standard Version

Even human anger praises you; you will wear the survivors of your wrath as an ornament.

A Conservative Version

Surely the inward thought of man shall praise thee, even the residue of inward thought will observe a festival to thee.

American Standard Version

Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee: The residue of wrath shalt thou gird upon thee.


For the wrath of man shall praise You;
With a remnant of wrath You will clothe and arm Yourself.

Darby Translation

For the fury of man shall praise thee; the remainder of fury wilt thou gird on thyself.

Julia Smith Translation

For the wrath of man shall praise thee: the remainder of wrath thou wilt gird up.

King James 2000

Surely the wrath of man shall praise you: the remainder of wrath shall you restrain.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the anger of humankind will praise you. You will put on [the] remnant of anger.

Modern King James verseion

Surely the wrath of man shall praise You; the wrath that is left, You shall bind up.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The fierceness of man shall turn to thy praise; and the fierceness of them shalt thou refrain.

NET Bible

Certainly your angry judgment upon men will bring you praise; you reveal your anger in full measure.

New Heart English Bible

Surely the wrath of man praises you. The survivors of your wrath are restrained.

The Emphasized Bible

For the multitude of mankind shall give thanks unto thee, The remainder of the multitude, shall keep holy festival unto thee.


Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee: the remainder of wrath wilt thou restrain.

World English Bible

Surely the wrath of man praises you. The survivors of your wrath are restrained.

Youngs Literal Translation

For the fierceness of man praiseth Thee, The remnant of fierceness Thou girdest on.




Context Readings

God, The Powerful Judge

9 When God took his place as judge, for the salvation of the poor on the earth. (Selah.) 10 The ... will give you praise; the rest of ... 11 Give to the Lord your God what is his by right; let all who are round him give offerings to him who is to be feared.

Cross References

Genesis 37:18-20

But they saw him when he was a long way off, and before he came near them they made a secret design against him to put him to death;

Genesis 37:26-28

And Judah said to his brothers, What profit is there in putting our brother to death and covering up his blood?

Genesis 50:20

As for you, it was in your mind to do me evil, but God has given a happy outcome, the salvation of numbers of people, as you see today.

Exodus 9:16-17

But, for this very reason, I have kept you from destruction, to make clear to you my power, and so that my name may be honoured through all the earth.

Exodus 15:9-11

Egypt said, I will go after them, I will overtake, I will make division of their goods: my desire will have its way with them; my sword will be uncovered, my hand will send destruction on them.

Exodus 18:11

Now I am certain that the Lord is greater than all gods, for he has overcome them in their pride.

Psalm 46:6

The nations were angry, the kingdoms were moved; at the sound of his voice the earth became like wax.

Psalm 65:7

Who makes the loud voice of the sea quiet, and puts an end to the sound of its waves.

Psalm 104:9

You made a limit over which they might not go, so that the earth would never again be covered by them.

Daniel 3:19-20

Then Nebuchadnezzar was full of wrath, and the form of his face was changed against Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego: and he gave orders that the fire was to be heated up seven times more than it was generally heated.

Matthew 2:13-16

And when they had gone, an angel of the Lord came to Joseph in a dream, saying, Get up and take the young child and his mother, and go into Egypt, and do not go from there till I give you word; for Herod will be searching for the young child to put him to death.

Matthew 24:22

And if those days had not been made short there would have been no salvation for any, but because of the saints those days will be made short.

Acts 4:26-28

The kings of the earth were lifted up, the rulers came together, against the Lord, and against his Christ:

Acts 12:3-19

And when he saw that this was pleasing to the Jews he went on to take Peter in addition. This was at the time of the feast of unleavened bread.

Romans 9:17

For the holy Writings say to Pharaoh, For this same purpose did I put you on high, so that I might make my power seen in you, and that there might be knowledge of my name through all the earth.

Revelation 11:18

And the nations were angry, and your wrath has come, and the time for the dead to be judged, and the time of reward for your servants, the prophets, and for the saints, and for those in whom is the fear of your name, small and great, and the time of destruction for those who made the earth unclean.

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