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Viewing the King James Version. Click to switch to 1611 King James Version of Psalms 101:3.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes: I hate the worke of them that turne aside, it shal not cleaue to me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
I will set no worthless thing before my eyes; I hate the work of those who fall away; It shall not fasten its grip on me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
I will set no base thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; It shall not cleave unto me.
- American Standard Version (1901)
I will not put any evil thing before my eyes; I am against all turning to one side; I will not have it near me.
- Basic English Bible
I will set no thing of Belial before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.
- Darby Bible
I will set no wicked thing before my eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.
- Webster's Bible
I will set no vile thing before my eyes. I hate the deeds of faithless men. They will not cling to me.
- World English Bible
I set not before mine eyes a worthless thing, The work of those turning aside I have hated, It adhereth not to me.
- Youngs Literal Bible
I will set no base thing before mine eyes; I hate the doing of things crooked; it shall not cleave unto me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible
Jason's comment on 2014-10-20 17:04:57:
This scripture is not God talking. It 's David promising God everything he is going to do bc he is about to become king...
Roy's comment on 2013-12-28 19:01:30:
I believe this verse is straight forward and doesn't leave much room for confusion. If a person truly wants to be a follower of Christ, anything that leads a person away from God's principles or distracts them away from God, would be something that they shouldn't want to have anything to do with. Human tendency though is to get as close to the line of sin as possible without crossing it, but should be instead to stay as far as possible from that line, since it's there for our protection not to prohibit us. Of course it comes down to our personal choice, but just don't kid yourself, God will not be mocked and we will ultimately have consequences for our choices, so choose carefully because our choices not only affect us but everyone else around us also. Personally I believe that media, has been the main tool that Satan has used to lure people away from God and to destroy the family.
Shay's comment on 2013-12-13 09:25:49:
This verse helps us to see that whatever might damage our clean conscience and our relationship with Jehovah is for us a good-for-nothing thing. We also would never want to stumble anyone else
Forrest's comment on 2013-08-16 19:44:40:
I got rid of my TV. I seem to be just fine, actually..better than ever! The mind control has worn off and now i spend way more time studying God's word. Turn off your idol!!!
Lisa's comment on 2013-06-19 05:26:37:
I think Rodney made a good point" we can't throw out our Tv's but we should watch what we watch. I got first hand has I watched the music industry and it seem like it cleave to me. I felt sorry that they were so lost but I didn't realize how much I constantly worried about what I say. But the Holy Spirit made it clear I am to stay out of such places because " It is a place of demon's and unclean spirits! They have chosen to have money over the love of God!
Rodney's comment on 2013-02-28 08:50:06:
This speaks to me of the age of media we live in. There is so much garbage on tv these days. We can't throw our tv or our computers out and live in the dark, however we should be so careful as to what we watch. I meditate on this scripture a lot because it is a great battle for me to stay holy.
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