Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

The Lord has revealed Himself;
He has executed justice,
striking down the wicked
by the work of their hands.Higgaion. Selah

New American Standard Bible

The LORD has made Himself known; He has executed judgment. In the work of his own hands the wicked is snared. Higgaion Selah.

King James Version

The LORD is known by the judgment which he executeth: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.

International Standard Version

The LORD has made himself known, executing judgment. The wicked are ensnared by what their hands have made. Interlude

A Conservative Version

LORD has made himself known. He has executed justice. The wicked man is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.

American Standard Version

Jehovah hath made himself known, he hath executed judgment: The wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah

Amplified

The Lord has made Himself known; He executes judgment; the wicked are snared in the work of their own hands. Higgaion [meditation]. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Bible in Basic English

The Lord has given knowledge of himself through his judging: the evil-doer is taken in the net which his hands had made. (Higgaion. Selah.)

Darby Translation

Jehovah is known by the judgment he hath executed: the wicked is ensnared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The LORD is known by the judgment which he has executed; the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion (meditate on this for ever). Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah was known by the judgment he did: by the work of his hands the unjust was snared. Meditation. Silence.

King James 2000

The LORD is known by the judgment which he executes: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh has made himself known; he has executed judgment. The wicked is snared by the work of his hands. Higgaion Selah

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah is known. He has executed judgment; the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. A meditation. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD is known to execute judgment; the ungodly is trapped in the work of his own hands. Selah.

NET Bible

The Lord revealed himself; he accomplished justice; the wicked were ensnared by their own actions. (Higgaion. Selah)

New Heart English Bible

The LORD has made himself known. He has executed judgment. The wicked is snared by the work of his own hands. Meditation. Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

To be known is Yahweh, by the sentence he hath executed, By the doing of his own hands, is he about to strike down the lawless one. Refunding music. Selah.

Webster

The LORD is known by the judgment which he executeth: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.

World English Bible

Yahweh has made himself known. He has executed judgment. The wicked is snared by the work of his own hands. Meditation. Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jehovah hath been known, Judgment He hath done, By a work of his hands Hath the wicked been snared. Meditation. Selah.

References

Context Readings

Celebration Of God's Justice

15 The nations have fallen into the pit they made;
their foot is caught in the net they have concealed.
16 The Lord has revealed Himself;
He has executed justice,
striking down the wicked
by the work of their hands.Higgaion. Selah
17 The wicked will return to Sheol
all the nations that forget God.


Cross References

Exodus 7:5

The Egyptians will know that I am Yahweh when I stretch out My hand against Egypt, and bring out the Israelites from among them.”

Exodus 14:4

I will harden Pharaoh’s heart so that he will pursue them. Then I will receive glory by means of Pharaoh and all his army, and the Egyptians will know that I am Yahweh.” So the Israelites did this.

Exodus 14:10

As Pharaoh approached, the Israelites looked up and saw the Egyptians coming after them. Then the Israelites were terrified and cried out to the Lord for help.

Exodus 14:31

When Israel saw the great power that the Lord used against the Egyptians, the people feared the Lord and believed in Him and in His servant Moses.

Deuteronomy 29:22-28

“Future generations of your children who follow you and the foreigner who comes from a distant country will see the plagues of the land and the sicknesses the Lord has inflicted on it.

Joshua 2:10-11

For we have heard how the Lord dried up the waters of the Red Sea before you when you came out of Egypt, and what you did to Sihon and Og, the two Amorite kings you completely destroyed across the Jordan.

Judges 1:7

Adoni-bezek said, “Seventy kings with their thumbs and big toes cut off used to pick up scraps under my table. God has repaid me for what I have done.” They brought him to Jerusalem, and he died there.

1 Samuel 6:19-20

God struck down the men of Beth-shemesh because they looked inside the ark of the Lord. He struck down 70 men out of 50,000 men. The people mourned because the Lord struck them with a great slaughter.

1 Samuel 17:46

Today, the Lord will hand you over to me. Today, I’ll strike you down, cut your head off, and give the corpses of the Philistine camp to the birds of the sky and the creatures of the earth. Then all the world will know that Israel has a God,

2 Kings 19:19

Now, Lord our God, please save us from his hand so that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that You are the Lord God—You alone.

2 Kings 19:34-35

I will defend this city and rescue it
for My sake and for the sake of My servant David.”

Psalm 5:1

For the choir director: with the flutes. A Davidic psalm.Listen to my words, Lord;
consider my sighing.

Psalm 11:6

He will rain burning coals and sulfur on the wicked;
a scorching wind will be their portion.

Psalm 19:14

May the words of my mouth
and the meditation of my heart
be acceptable to You,
Lord, my rock and my Redeemer.

Psalm 48:11

Mount Zion is glad.
The towns of Judah rejoice
because of Your judgments.

Psalm 58:10-11

The righteous one will rejoice
when he sees the retribution;
he will wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.

Psalm 83:17-18

Let them be put to shame and terrified forever;
let them perish in disgrace.

Psalm 92:3

with a ten-stringed harp
and the music of a lyre.

Psalm 140:9

When those who surround me rise up,
may the trouble their lips cause overwhelm them.

Proverbs 6:2

you have been trapped by the words of your lips
ensnared by the words of your mouth.

Proverbs 12:13

An evil man is trapped by his rebellious speech,
but a righteous one escapes from trouble.

Isaiah 8:15

Many will stumble over these;
they will fall and be broken;
they will be snared and captured.

Isaiah 28:13

Then the word of the Lord came to them:
“Law after law, law after law,
line after line, line after line,
a little here, a little there,”
so they go stumbling backward,
to be broken, trapped, and captured.

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