Psalms 125:3

“For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 125:3

For the rod of the wicked shall not rest vpon the lot of the righteous: lest the righteous put forth their hands vnto iniquitie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest upon the land of the righteous, So that the righteous will not put forth their hands to do wrong.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For the sceptre of wickedness shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; That the righteous put not forth their hands unto iniquity.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the rod of sinners will not be resting on the heritage of the upright; so that the upright may not put out their hands to evil.
- Basic English Bible

For the sceptre of wickedness shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.
- Darby Bible

For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands to iniquity.
- Webster's Bible

For the scepter of wickedness won't remain over the allotment of the righteous; so that the righteous won't use their hands to do evil.
- World English Bible

For the rod of wickedness resteth not On the lot of the righteous, That the righteous put not forth on iniquity their hands.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For the rod of wickedness shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; that the righteous put not forth their hands unto iniquity.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 125:3

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 125:3


125:3 The rod - Their power and authority. Not rest - Not continue long. The lot - Upon the habitations and persons of good men. Lest - Lest they should be driven to indirect courses to relieve themselves.


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