Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

keeping him calm when times are troubled until a pit has been dug for the wicked.

New American Standard Bible

That You may grant him relief from the days of adversity, Until a pit is dug for the wicked.

King James Version

That thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit be digged for the wicked.

Holman Bible

to give him relief from troubled times
until a pit is dug for the wicked.

A Conservative Version

that thou may give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit is dug for a wicked man.

American Standard Version

That thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity, Until the pit be digged for the wicked.

Amplified

That You may give him power to keep himself calm in the days of adversity, until the [inevitable] pit of corruption is dug for the wicked.

Bible in Basic English

So that you may give him rest from the days of evil, till a hole is made ready for the destruction of the sinners.

Darby Translation

That thou mayest give him rest from the days of evil, until the pit be digged for the wicked.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

to cause him to rest in the days of adversity, until the pit is dug for the wicked.

Julia Smith Translation

To give rest to him from the days of evil, till the pit shall be dug for the unjust

King James 2000

That you may give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit is dug for the wicked.

Lexham Expanded Bible

to give him rest from days of trouble, until a pit is dug for the wicked.

Modern King James verseion

that You may give him rest from the days of trouble, until the pit is dug for the wicked.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that thou mayest give him patience in time of adversity, until the pit be digged up for the ungodly.

NET Bible

in order to protect him from times of trouble, until the wicked are destroyed.

New Heart English Bible

that you may give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit is dug for the wicked.

The Emphasized Bible

That thou mayest give him rest from the days of misfortune, Until there be digged - for the lawless one - a pit.

Webster

That thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit be digged for the wicked.

World English Bible

that you may give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit is dug for the wicked.

Youngs Literal Translation

To give rest to him from days of evil, While a pit is digged for the wicked.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁקט 
Shaqat 
Usage: 41

from the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

until the pit
שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 23

be digged
כּרה 
Karah 
Usage: 16

Context Readings

A Prayer For Retribution Against Oppressors

12 How blessed is the man whom you instruct, LORD, whom you teach from your Law, 13 keeping him calm when times are troubled until a pit has been dug for the wicked. 14 For the LORD will not forsake his people; he will not abandon his heritage.


Cross References

Psalm 55:23

But you, God, bring them down to the Pit of corruption; bloodthirsty and deceitful people will not live out half their days. But I put my full confidence in you. To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "A Silent Dove Far Away," when the Philistines seized him in Gath.

Psalm 9:15

The nations have sunk down into the pit they made, their feet are ensnared in the trap they set.

Habakkuk 3:16

I heard and I trembled within. My lips quivered at the noise. My legs gave way beneath me, and I trembled. Nevertheless, I await the day of distress that will dawn on our invaders.

2 Peter 2:9

then the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from their trials and to hold unrighteous people for punishment on the day of judgment,

Revelation 14:13

I heard a voice from heaven say, "Write this: How blessed are the dead, that is, those who die in the Lord from now on!" "Yes," says the Spirit. "Let them rest from their labors, for their actions follow them."

Job 34:29

"If he remains silent, who will condemn him? If he conceals his face, who can see him? He watches over both nation and individual alike,

Psalm 49:5

Why should I be afraid when evil days come my way, when the wickedness of those who deceive me surrounds me

Isaiah 26:20-21

Come, my people, enter your rooms and shut your doors behind you. Hide yourselves for a little while until the fury has passed by.

Jeremiah 18:20

Should good be repaid with evil? Yet they have dug a pit to take my life. Remember! I stood before you and spoke good on their behalf in order to turn your wrath away from them.

Jeremiah 18:22

Let a cry be heard from their houses because you have brought a raiding party against them suddenly. For they have dug a pit to capture me and have set traps for my feet.

2 Corinthians 4:17-18

This light, temporary nature of our suffering is producing for us an everlasting weight of glory, far beyond any comparison,

2 Thessalonians 1:7-8

and to give us who are afflicted relief when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with his mighty angels

Hebrews 4:9

There remains, therefore, a Sabbath rest for the people of God to keep,

2 Peter 3:3-7

First of all you must understand this: In the last days mockers will come and, following their own desires, will ridicule us

Revelation 6:10-11

They cried out in a loud voice, "Holy and true Sovereign, how long will it be before you judge and take revenge on those living on the earth who shed our blood?"

Revelation 11:18

The nations were angry, but the time for your wrath has come. It is time for the dead to be judged to reward your servants, the prophets, the saints, and all who fear your name, both unimportant and important, and to destroy those who destroy the earth."

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