Psalms 52:5

“God shall likewise destroy thee for ever, he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of thy dwelling place, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

God shall likewise destroy thee for euer, hee shall take thee away and plucke thee out of thy dwelling place, and roote thee out of the land of the liuing. Selah.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But God will break you down forever; He will snatch you up and tear you away from {your} tent, And uproot you from the land of the living. Selah.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

God will likewise destroy thee for ever; He will take thee up, and pluck thee out of thy tent, And root thee out of the land of the living. Selah
- American Standard Version (1901)

But God will put an end to you for ever; driving you out from your tent, uprooting you from the land of the living. (Selah.)
- Basic English Bible

God shall likewise destroy thee for ever; he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of [thy] tent, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.
- Darby Bible

God shall likewise destroy thee for ever, he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of thy dwelling-place, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.
- Webster's Bible

God will likewise destroy you forever. He will take you up, and pluck you out of your tent, and root you out of the land of the living. Selah.
- World English Bible

Also -- God doth break thee down for ever, Taketh thee, and pulleth thee out of the tent, And He hath uprooted thee Out of the land of the living. Selah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(52:7) God will likewise break thee for ever, He will take thee up, and pluck thee out of thy tent, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 52:5


52:5 Pluck thee - Violently and suddenly as the Hebrew word signifies, from thy house and lands, and all the wages of thy righteousness. Root - Though thou seemest to have taken deep root, yet God shall pluck thee up by the very roots, and destroy thee both root and branch.


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