Psalms 16:4

“Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten after another god: their drink offerings of blood will I not offer, nor take up their names into my lips.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 16:4

Their sorrowes shalbe multiplied, that hasten after another God: their drinke offerings of blood will I not offer, nor take vp their names into my lippes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The sorrows of those who have bartered for another {god} will be multiplied; I shall not pour out their drink offerings of blood, Nor will I take their names upon my lips.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Their sorrows shall be multiplied that give gifts for another `god': Their drink-offerings of blood will I not offer, Nor take their names upon my lips.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Their sorrows will be increased who go after another god: I will not take drink offerings from their hands, or take their names on my lips.
- Basic English Bible

Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten after another: their drink-offerings of blood will I not offer, and I will not take up their names into my lips.
- Darby Bible

Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten after another god: their drink-offerings of blood will I not offer, nor take their names into my lips.
- Webster's Bible

Their sorrows shall be multiplied who give gifts to another god. Their drink offerings of blood I will not offer, nor take their names on my lips.
- World English Bible

Multiplied are their griefs, [Who] have hastened backward; I pour not out their libations of blood, Nor do I take up their names on my lips.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Let the idols of them be multiplied that make suit unto another; their drink-offerings of blood will I not offer, nor take their names upon my lips.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 16:4

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 16:4


16:4 Sorrows - Having shewed his affection to the servants of the true God, he now declares what an abhorrency he has for those that worship idols. Offerings - In which the Gentiles used sometimes to drink part of the blood of their sacrifices. Names - Of those other gods mentioned before.


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