Psalms 9:17

“The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The wicked will return to Sheol, {Even} all the nations who forget God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The wicked shall be turned back unto Sheol, Even all the nations that forget God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The sinners and all the nations who have no memory of God will be turned into the underworld.
- Basic English Bible

The wicked shall be turned into Sheol, all the nations that forget God.
- Darby Bible

The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.
- Webster's Bible

The wicked shall be turned back to Sheol, even all the nations that forget God.
- World English Bible

The wicked do turn back to Sheol, All nations forgetting God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(9:18) The wicked shall return to the nether-world, even all the nations that forget God.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 9:17


9:17 Forget - That do not regard God, nor his precepts, nor his threatenings and judgments.


Discussion for Psalms 9

  • Irene123
    The KJV, not the NEW KJV, is ALL I've ever read. I am 74. The other interpretations (not 'translations) read like worldly novels to me. The new kjv isn't so bad, but it's not the KJV.
  • Serina Craig
    I take the bible and verses and relate it to the times we are living in. For me, in spite of all that I am going through, I will rejoice and be glad in him. It's his song not mine.
  • Heidy
    He's so amazing, how he loves us. No matter what, God is my all in all.
  • John
    Be glad and rejoice in the lord alway like verse 2.
    When you are rejoicing you forgets sorrows,pain,sickness and most of all when you rejoice your enemies becomes afraid.
  • Shirley
    The verse teaches us to be patient and wait upon him as we seek his face during troubles and cast of them to him. He will indeed give us rest.
  • For ur mercy i live to see today
    Just like in psalms 9v18

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