Compare Translations for Psalm 10:15

Psalm 10:15 ASV
Break thou the arm of the wicked; And as for the evil man, seek out his wickedness till thou find none.
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Psalm 10:15 BBE
Let the arm of the sinner and the evil-doer be broken; go on searching for his sin till there is no more.
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Psalm 10:15 CEB
Break the arms of those who are wicked and evil. Seek out their wickedness until there's no more to find.
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Psalm 10:15 CJB
Break the arm of the wicked! As for the evil man, search out his wickedness until there is none left.
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Psalm 10:15 RHE
(9-36) Break thou the arm of the sinner and of the malignant: his sin shall be sought, and shall not be found.
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Psalm 10:15 ESV
Break the arm of the wicked and evildoer; call his wickedness to account till you find none.
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Psalm 10:15 GW
Break the arm of the wicked and evil person. Punish his wickedness until you find no more.
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Psalm 10:15 GNT
Break the power of wicked and evil people; punish them for the wrong they have done until they do it no more.
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Psalm 10:15 HNV
Break the arm of the wicked. As for the evil man, seek out his wickedness until you find none.
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Psalm 10:15 CSB
Break the arm of the wicked and evil person; call his wickedness into account until nothing remains of it.
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Psalm 10:15 KJV
Break thou the arm of the wicked and the evil man: seek out his wickedness till thou find none.
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Psalm 10:15 LEB
Break [the] arm of [the] wicked, and [as for the] evil [man]-- seek out his wickedness [until] you find none.
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Psalm 10:15 NAS
Break the arm of the wicked and the evildoer, Seek out his wickedness until You find none.
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Psalm 10:15 NCV
Break the power of wicked people. Punish them for the evil they have done.
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Psalm 10:15 NIRV
Take away the power of bad and sinful people. Hold them accountable for the evil things they do. Uncover all the evil they have done.
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Psalm 10:15 NIV
Break the arm of the wicked and evil man; call him to account for his wickedness that would not be found out.
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Psalm 10:15 NKJV
Break the arm of the wicked and the evil man; Seek out his wickedness until You find none.
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Psalm 10:15 NLT
Break the arms of these wicked, evil people! Go after them until the last one is destroyed!
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Psalm 10:15 NRS
Break the arm of the wicked and evildoers; seek out their wickedness until you find none.
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Psalm 10:15 RSV
Break thou the arm of the wicked and evildoer; seek out his wickedness till thou find none.
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Psalm 10:15 DBY
Break thou the arm of the wicked, and as for the evil man, seek out his wickedness [till] thou find none.
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Psalm 10:15 MSG
Break the wicked right arms, break all the evil left arms. Search and destroy every sign of crime.
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Psalm 10:15 WBT
Break thou the arm of the wicked and the evil [man]: seek out his wickedness [till] thou shalt find none.
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Psalm 10:15 TMB
Break Thou the arm of the wicked and the evil man; seek out his wickedness until Thou find none.
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Psalm 10:15 TNIV
Break the arms of the wicked and the evildoers; call them to account for their wickedness that would not otherwise be found out.
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Psalm 10:15 WEB
Break the arm of the wicked. As for the evil man, seek out his wickedness until you find none.
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Psalm 10:15 WYC
All-break thou the arm of the sinner, and evil-willed; his sin shall be sought, and it shall not be found. (Break thou the arm, or the power, of the sinner, and those who be evil-willed; let their sins be sought out until no more be found.)
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Psalm 10:15 YLT
Break the arm of the wicked and the evil, Seek out his wickedness, find none;
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Psalms 10 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 10

The psalmist complains of the wickedness of the wicked. (1-11) He prays to God to appear for the relief of his people. (12-18)

Verses 1-11 God's withdrawings are very grievous to his people, especially in times of trouble. We stand afar off from God by our unbelief, and then complain that God stands afar off from us. Passionate words against bad men do more hurt than good; if we speak of their badness, let it be to the Lord in prayer; he can make them better. The sinner proudly glories in his power and success. Wicked people will not seek after God, that is, will not call upon him. They live without prayer, and that is living without God. They have many thoughts, many objects and devices, but think not of the Lord in any of them; they have no submission to his will, nor aim for his glory. The cause of this is pride. Men think it below them to be religious. They could not break all the laws of justice and goodness toward man, if they had not first shaken off all sense of religion.

Verses 12-18 The psalmist speaks with astonishment, at the wickedness of the wicked, and at the patience and forbearance of God. God prepares the heart for prayer, by kindling holy desires, and strengthening our most holy faith, fixing the thoughts, and raising the affections, and then he graciously accepts the prayer. The preparation of the heart is from the Lord, and we must seek unto him for it. Let the poor, afflicted, persecuted, or tempted believer recollect, that Satan is the prince of this world, and that he is the father of all the ungodly. The children of God cannot expect kindness, truth, or justice from such persons as crucified the Lord of glory. But this once suffering Jesus, now reigns as King over all the earth, and of his dominion there shall be no end. Let us commit ourselves unto him, humbly trusting in his mercy. He will rescue the believer from every temptation, and break the arm of every wicked oppressor, and bruise Satan under our feet shortly. But in heaven alone will all sin and temptation be shut out, though in this life the believer has a foretaste of deliverance.

Psalms 10 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 10

Psalms 10:1-18 . The Psalmist mourns God's apparent indifference to his troubles, which are aggravated by the successful malice, blasphemy, pride, deceit, and profanity of the wicked. On the just and discriminating providence of God he relies for the destruction of their false security, and the defense of the needy.

1. These are, of course, figurative terms (compare Psalms 7:6 , 13:1 , &c.).
hidest--Supply "thine eyes" or "face."

2. Literally, "In pride of the wicked they (the poor or humble, Psalms 10:17 , Psalms 12:5 ) shall be taken in the devices they (the proud) have imagined."

3. heart's--or, "soul's."
desire--that is, his success in evil.
and blesseth, &c.--he (the wicked) blesseth the covetous, he despiseth the Lord.

4. The face expresses the self-conceit, whose fruit is practical atheism ( Psalms 14:1 ).

5, 6. Such is his confidence in the permanence of his way or course of life, that he disregards God's providential government (out of sight, because he will not look, Isaiah 26:11 ), sneers at his enemies, and boasts perpetual freedom from evil.

7-10. The malignity and deceit ( Psalms 140:3 ) of such are followed by acts combining cunning, fraud, and violence (compare Proverbs 1:11 Proverbs 1:18 ), aptly illustrated by the habits of the lion, and of hunters taking their prey. "Poor," in Psalms 10:8 Psalms 10:10 Psalms 10:14 , represents a word peculiar to this Psalm, meaning the sad or sorrowful; in Psalms 10:9 , as usual, it means the pious or meek sufferer.

8. eyes . . . privily--He watches with half-closed eyes, appearing not to see.

10. croucheth--as a lion gathers himself into as small compass as possible to make the greater spring.
fall by his strong ones--The figure of the lion is dropped, and this phrase means the accomplices of the chief or leading wicked man.

11. As before, such conduct implies disbelief or disregard of God's government.

12. (Compare Psalms 9:19 , 3:7 ).
the humble--(Compare Psalms 10:17 , and Margin.)
lift up thine hand--exert thy power.

13, 14. It is in vain to suppose God will overlook sin, however forbearing; for He carefully examines or beholds all wickedness, and will mark it by His providential (Thine hand) punishment.

14. mischief and spite--provocation and trouble of the sufferer (compare Psalms 6:7 , 7:14 ).
committeth--or, "leaves (his burden) on Thee."

15. arm--power.
till thou find none--So far from not requiting ( Psalms 10:11 Psalms 10:13 ), God will utterly destroy the wicked and his deeds ( Psalms 9:5 Psalms 9:6 , 34:16 , 37:36 ).

16-18. God reigns. The wicked, if for a time successful, shall be cut off. He hears and confirms the hearts of His suffering people ( Psalms 112:7 ), executes justice for the feeble, and represses the pride and violence of conceited, though frail, men (compare Psalms 9:16 ).