Psalms 5:4

“For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickednesse: neither shall euill dwell with thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For You are not a God who takes pleasure in wickedness; No evil dwells with You.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: Evil shall not sojourn with thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For you are not a God who takes pleasure in wrongdoing; there is no evil with you.
- Basic English Bible

For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness; evil shall not sojourn with thee.
- Darby Bible

For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.
- Webster's Bible

For you are not a God who has pleasure in wickedness. Evil can't live with you.
- World English Bible

For not a God desiring wickedness [art] Thou, Evil inhabiteth Thee not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(5:5) For Thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness; evil shall not sojourn with Thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 5:4


5:4 Surely - Thou dost not approve of, nor delight in them, or in their prayers. Dwelt - Have any fellowship with thee.


Discussion for Psalms 5:4

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