Psalms 55:23

“But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But thou, O God, shalt bring them downe into the pit of destruction: Bloody and deceitfull men shall not liue out halfe their dayes, but I will trust in thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But You, O God, will bring them down to the pit of destruction; Men of bloodshed and deceit will not live out half their days. But I will trust in You.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But thou, O God, wilt bring them down into the pit of destruction: Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; But I will trust in thee. Psalm 56 For the Chief Musician; set to Jonath elem rehokim. `A Psalm' of David. Michtam: when the Philistines took him in Gath.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But you, O God, will send them down into the underworld; the cruel and the false will be cut off before half their days are ended; but I will have faith in you.
- Basic English Bible

And thou, O God, wilt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days. But as for me, I will confide in thee.
- Darby Bible

But thou, O God, wilt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.
- Webster's Bible

But you, God, will bring them down into the pit of destruction. Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days, but I will trust in you. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "Silent Dove in Distant Lands." A poem by David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath.
- World English Bible

And Thou, O God, dost bring them down To a pit of destruction, Men of blood and deceit reach not to half their days, And I -- I do trust in Thee!
- Youngs Literal Bible

(55:24) But Thou, O God, wilt bring them down into the nethermost pit; men of blood and deceit shall not live out half their days; but as for me, I will trust in Thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 55:23


55:23 Them - The wicked. Not live - But shall be cut off by an untimely and violent death. Trust in thee - And in this confidence I will quietly wait for deliverance.


Discussion for Psalms 55

  • Andrea
    Thank God for his comforting words.
  • Jewels
    Thank You so very much for your words of wisdom!!!!
  • Librarygal143
    Dear God, please hear my prayer and heal my family. We have a lot of work to do this, but we can't do it without you. Thank you for listening, Father, in Jesus' Mighty Name, Amen.
  • David Davies
    V17. I am hugely encouraged by today's 6 07 17 verse of the day. Psalm 55 v17, we don't have to get depressed or worried, we can just take it to the in pray. Anytime and anyplace and he Will hear us. God promises that He will never turn away our prays. What a wonderful promise.
  • BSP
    We can pray to Jehovah God all day and no matter what time of day.
  • LadyA
    Lord God Thank you for your Grace

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