New International Version
but the face of the LORD is against those who do evil, to blot out their name from the earth.
King James Bible
The face of the LORD is against them that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
The face of Jehovah is against them that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth:
World English Bible
Yahweh's face is against those who do evil, to cut off the memory of them from the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
(The face of Jehovah is on doers of evil, To cut off from earth their memorial.)
Psalm 34:16 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
What man is he that desireth life - He who wishes to live long and to live happily, let him act according to the following directions. For a comment upon this and the four ensuing verses, see the notes on 1 Peter 3:10-12 (note).
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'The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing.'--PSALM xxxiv. 10. If we may trust the superscription of this psalm, it was written by David at one of the very darkest days of his wanderings, probably in the Cave of Adullam, where he had gathered around him a band of outlaws, and was living, to all appearance, a life uncommonly like that of a brigand chief, in the hills. One might have pardoned him if, at such a moment, some cloud of doubt or …
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Religion Pleasant to the Religious.
Draw Me, we Will Run after Thee to the Odor of Thine Ointments.
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1 Peter 3:12
For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are attentive to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil."
"'I will set my face against any Israelite or any foreigner residing among them who eats blood, and I will cut them off from the people.
The memory of him perishes from the earth; he has no name in the land.
The womb forgets them, the worm feasts on them; the wicked are no longer remembered but are broken like a tree.
For you are not a God who is pleased with wickedness; with you, evil people are not welcome.
Endless ruin has overtaken my enemies, you have uprooted their cities; even the memory of them has perished.
The LORD is in his holy temple; the LORD is on his heavenly throne. He observes everyone on earth; his eyes examine them.
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