Psalm 55:23
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
But you, O God, will send the wicked down to the pit of destruction. Murderers and liars will die young, but I am trusting you to save me.

King James Bible
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.

Darby Bible Translation
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.

World English 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.

Young's Literal Translation
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!

Psalm 55:23 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

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.

Psalm 55:23 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Resemblance Between the Old Testament and the New.
1. Introduction, showing the necessity of proving the similarity of both dispensations in opposition to Servetus and the Anabaptists. 2. This similarity in general. Both covenants truly one, though differently administered. Three things in which they entirely agree. 3. First general similarity, or agreement--viz. that the Old Testament, equally with the New, extended its promises beyond the present life, and held out a sure hope of immortality. Reason for this resemblance. Objection answered. 4.
John Calvin—The Institutes of the Christian Religion

Covenant Duties.
It is here proposed to show, that every incumbent duty ought, in suitable circumstances, to be engaged to in the exercise of Covenanting. The law and covenant of God are co-extensive; and what is enjoined in the one is confirmed in the other. The proposals of that Covenant include its promises and its duties. The former are made and fulfilled by its glorious Originator; the latter are enjoined and obligatory on man. The duties of that Covenant are God's law; and the demands of the law are all made
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Letter Xlv (Circa A. D. 1120) to a Youth Named Fulk, who Afterwards was Archdeacon of Langres
To a Youth Named Fulk, Who Afterwards Was Archdeacon of Langres He gravely warns Fulk, a Canon Regular, whom an uncle had by persuasions and promises drawn back to the world, to obey God and be faithful to Him rather than to his uncle. To the honourable young man Fulk, Brother Bernard, a sinner, wishes such joy in youth as in old age he will not regret. 1. I do not wonder at your surprise; I should wonder if you were not suprised [sic] that I should write to you, a countryman to a citizen, a monk
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Letter xix (A. D. 1127) to Suger, Abbot of S. Denis
To Suger, Abbot of S. Denis He praises Suger, who had unexpectedly renounced the pride and luxury of the world to give himself to the modest habits of the religious life. He blames severely the clerk who devotes himself rather to the service of princes than that of God. 1. A piece of good news has reached our district; it cannot fail to do great good to whomsoever it shall have come. For who that fear God, hearing what great things He has done for your soul, do not rejoice and wonder at the great
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Cross References
Job 15:32
Like trees, they will be cut down in the prime of life; their branches will never again be green.

Psalm 5:6
You will destroy those who tell lies. The LORD detests murderers and deceivers.

Psalm 17:13
Arise, O LORD! Stand against them, and bring them to their knees! Rescue me from the wicked with your sword!

Psalm 25:2
I trust in you, my God! Do not let me be disgraced, or let my enemies rejoice in my defeat.

Psalm 35:8
So let sudden ruin come upon them! Let them be caught in the trap they set for me! Let them be destroyed in the pit they dug for me.

Psalm 56:3
But when I am afraid, I will put my trust in you.

Psalm 56:7
Don't let them get away with their wickedness; in your anger, O God, bring them down.

Jump to Previous
Blood Bloodshed Bloodthirsty Bloody Cast Chief Confide Corruption Cruel Cut David Deceit Deceitful Destruction Ended False. Gath Half Live Michtam Musician Nethermost Philistines Pit Psalm Reach Treachery Trust Underworld Wicked Wilt
Jump to Next
Blood Bloodshed Bloodthirsty Bloody Cast Chief Confide Corruption Cruel Cut David Deceit Deceitful Destruction Ended False. Gath Half Live Michtam Musician Nethermost Philistines Pit Psalm Reach Treachery Trust Underworld Wicked Wilt
Links
Psalm 55:23 NIV
Psalm 55:23 NLT
Psalm 55:23 ESV
Psalm 55:23 NASB
Psalm 55:23 KJV

Psalm 55:23 Bible Apps
Psalm 55:23 Biblia Paralela
Psalm 55:23 Chinese Bible
Psalm 55:23 French Bible
Psalm 55:23 German Bible

Psalm 55:23 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Psalm 55:22
Top of Page
Top of Page