Psalms 9:17

“The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The wicked will return to Sheol, {Even} all the nations who forget God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The wicked shall be turned back unto Sheol, Even all the nations that forget God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The sinners and all the nations who have no memory of God will be turned into the underworld.
- Basic English Bible

The wicked shall be turned into Sheol, all the nations that forget God.
- Darby Bible

The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.
- Webster's Bible

The wicked shall be turned back to Sheol, even all the nations that forget God.
- World English Bible

The wicked do turn back to Sheol, All nations forgetting God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(9:18) The wicked shall return to the nether-world, even all the nations that forget God.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 9:17


9:17 Forget - That do not regard God, nor his precepts, nor his threatenings and judgments.


Discussion for Psalms 9

  • MARY
    Lets always praise GOD, even when we don't realise it He's working on us and for us and His works are marvellous.With our whole hearts lets trust Him, and when we call upon His name He assures that we shall not be put to shame. Amen
  • Steve morrow
    psalm 105:5 remember HIS marvelous works that HE hath done HIS wonders and the judgements of HIS mouth psalm 119:27 make me to understand the way of thy precepts so shall I talk of thy wondrous works PSALM 106:13 THEY SOON FORGAT HIS WORKS THEY WAITED NOT FOR HIS COUNSEL ---- MATTHEW 9:38 PRAY YE THEREFORE THE LORD OF THE HARVEST THAT HE WILL SEND FORTH LABORERS INTO HIS HARVEST----JOHN 8:39 THEY ANSWERED AND SAID UNTO HIM ABRAHAM IS OUR FATHER JESUS SAITH UNTO THEM IF YOU WERE ABRAHAMS CHILDREN YOU WOULD DO THE WORKS OF ABRAHAM----MATTHEW 5:16 LET YOUR LIGHT SO SHINE BEFORE MEN THAT THEY MAY SEE YOUR GOOD WORKS AND GLORIFY YOUR FATHER WHICH IS IN HEAVEN----JOHN 5:29 AND SHALL COME FORTH THEY THAT HAVE DONE GOOD UNTO THE RESURRECTION OF LIFE AND THEY THAT HAVE DONE EVIL UNTO THE RESURRECTION OF DAMNATION----LUKE 21:36 WATCH YOU THEREFORE AND PRAY ALWAYS THAT YOU MAY BE ACCOUNTED WORTHY TO ESCAPE ALL THESE THINGS THAT SHALL COME TO PASS AND TO STAND BEFORE THE SON OF MAN
  • Mary ngugi
    wonderful and great Verse, Yes we all have testimonies that we serve a great God who deserve all the praise and worship. My heart praise the Lord always..AMEN and Amen.
  • ERIC
    my thoughts on this verse. it means to me that in everything that I do, I will put him first. That I will trust his will for my life, know matter the situation. I will tell my testimony to the world, of the goodness god has blessed me with.
  • Steve morrow
    psalm 33:4 for the word of the LORD is right and all HIS works are done in truth psalm 141:4 incline not my heart to any evil thing to practice wicked works with men that work iniquity and let me not eat of their dainties ----- PROVERBS 16:3 COMMIT THY WORKS UNTO THE LORD AND THY THOUGHTS SHALL BE ESTABLISHED acts 19:26 moreover you see and hear that not alone at Ephesus but almost throughout all asia this paul hath persuaded and turned away much people saying that they be no gods which are made with hands ehpesians 2:8 for by grace are you saved through faith and that not of yourselves it is the gift of GOD 2:9 not of works lest any man should boast 2:10 for we are HIS workmanship created in CHRIST JESUS unto good works which GOD hath before ordained that we should walk in them MARK 10:18 AND JESUS SAID UNTO HIM WHY CALLEST THOU ME GOOD THERE IS NONE GOOD BUT ONE THAT IS GOD
  • Lilian
    God reminded us all the time to trust him and handover everything to him for he is the control of our life he is always faithful to those who diligently seeking him. We must keep ourselves to be holy FOR GOD IS HOLY. I will praise you Lord with my whole heart and i will dhew all thy marvellous works. Thanks for your blood Jesus Amen

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