Psalms 50:16

“But unto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, or that thou shouldest take my covenant in thy mouth?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But vnto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to doe, to declare my Statutes, or that thou shouldest take my Couenant in thy mouth?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But to the wicked God says, "What right have you to tell of My statutes And to take My covenant in your mouth?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But unto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, And that thou hast taken my covenant in thy mouth,
- American Standard Version (1901)

But to the sinner, God says, What are you doing, talking of my laws, or taking the words of my agreement in your mouth?
- Basic English Bible

But unto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, or that thou shouldest take my covenant into thy mouth,
- Darby Bible

But to the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, or that thou shouldest take my covenant in thy mouth?
- Webster's Bible

But to the wicked God says, "What right do you have to declare my statutes, that you have taken my covenant on your lips,
- World English Bible

And to the wicked hath God said: What to thee -- to recount My statutes? That thou liftest up My covenant on thy mouth?
- Youngs Literal Bible

But unto the wicked God saith: 'What hast thou to do to declare My statutes, and that thou hast taken My covenant in thy mouth?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 50:16


50:16 But - With what confidence darest thou make mention of my grace and favour, in giving thee such a covenant and statutes.


Discussion for Psalms 50:16

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