Compare Translations for Psalm 125:5

Psalm 125:5 ASV
But as for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, Jehovah will lead them forth with the workers of iniquity. Peace be upon Israel.
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Psalm 125:5 BBE
But as for such as are turned out of the straight way, the Lord will take them away with the workers of evil. Let peace be on Israel.
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Psalm 125:5 CEB
But as for those people who turn to their own twisted ways— may the LORD march them off with other evildoers! Peace be on Israel!
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Psalm 125:5 CJB
But as for those who turn aside to their own crooked ways, may ADONAI turn them away, along with those who do evil. Shalom on Isra'el!
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Psalm 125:5 RHE
(124-5) But such as turn aside into bonds, the Lord shall lead out with the workers of iniquity: peace upon Israel.
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Psalm 125:5 ESV
But those who turn aside to their crooked ways the LORD will lead away with evildoers! Peace be upon Israel!
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Psalm 125:5 GW
But when people become crooked, the LORD will lead them away with troublemakers. Let there be peace in Israel!
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Psalm 125:5 GNT
But when you punish the wicked, punish also those who abandon your ways. Peace be with Israel!
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Psalm 125:5 HNV
But as for those who turn aside to their crooked ways, The LORD will lead them away with the workers of iniquity. Shalom be on Yisra'el.
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Psalm 125:5 CSB
But as for those who turn aside to crooked ways, the Lord will banish them with the evildoers. Peace be with Israel.
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Psalm 125:5 KJV
As for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity: but peace shall be upon Israel.
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Psalm 125:5 LEB
But regarding those who turn aside to their crooked ways, Yahweh will lead them away with the evildoers. Peace [be] upon Israel.
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Psalm 125:5 NAS
But as for those who turn aside to their crooked ways, The LORD will lead them away with the doers of iniquity. Peace be upon Israel.
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Psalm 125:5 NCV
But, Lord, when you remove those who do evil, also remove those who stop following you. Let there be peace in Israel. Lord, Bring Your People Back A song for going up to worship.
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Psalm 125:5 NIRV
But what about those who have taken paths that are crooked? The LORD will drive them out, along with those who do what is evil. May Israel enjoy peace.
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Psalm 125:5 NIV
But those who turn to crooked ways the LORD will banish with the evildoers. Peace be upon Israel.
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Psalm 125:5 NKJV
As for such as turn aside to their crooked ways, The Lord shall lead them away With the workers of iniquity. Peace be upon Israel!
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Psalm 125:5 NLT
But banish those who turn to crooked ways, O LORD. Take them away with those who do evil. And let Israel have quietness and peace.
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Psalm 125:5 NRS
But those who turn aside to their own crooked ways the Lord will lead away with evildoers. Peace be upon Israel!
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Psalm 125:5 RSV
But those who turn aside upon their crooked ways the LORD will lead away with evildoers! Peace be in Israel!
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Psalm 125:5 DBY
But as for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, Jehovah will lead them forth with the workers of iniquity. Peace be upon Israel!
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Psalm 125:5 MSG
God will round up the backsliders, corral them with the incorrigibles. Peace over Israel!
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Psalm 125:5 WBT
As for such as turn aside to their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity: [but] peace [shall be] upon Israel.
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Psalm 125:5 TMB
As for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them away with the workers of iniquity; but peace shall be upon Israel.
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Psalm 125:5 TNIV
But those who turn to crooked ways the LORD will banish with the evildoers. Peace be on Israel.
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Psalm 125:5 WEB
But as for those who turn aside to their crooked ways, Yahweh will lead them away with the workers of iniquity. Peace be on Israel.
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Psalm 125:5 WYC
But the Lord shall lead them that bow into obligations, with them that work wickedness; peace be upon Israel. (But may the Lord lead forth those, who turn aside into depraved ways, with those who do evil. May peace be upon Israel.)
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Psalm 125:5 YLT
As to those turning [to] their crooked ways, Jehovah causeth them to go with workers of iniquity. Peace on Israel!
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Psalms 125 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 125

The security of the righteous. (1-3) Prayer for them, The ruin of the wicked. (4,5)

Verses 1-3 All those minds shall be truly stayed, that are stayed on God. They shall be as Mount Zion, firm as it is; a mountain supported by providence, much more as a holy mountain supported by promise. They cannot be removed from confidence in God. They abide for ever in that grace which is the earnest of their everlasting continuance in glory. Committing themselves to God, they shall be safe from their enemies. Even mountains may moulder and come to nothing, and rocks be removed, but God's covenant with his people cannot be broken, nor his care of them cease. Their troubles shall last no longer than their strength will bear them up under them. The rod of the wicked may come, may fall upon the righteous, upon their persons, their estates, their liberties, their families names, on any thing that falls to their lot; only it cannot reach their souls. And though it may come upon their lot, it shall not rest thereon. The Lord will make all work together for their good. The wicked shall only prove a correcting rod, not a destroying sword; even this rod shall not remain upon them, lest they distrust the promise, thinking God has cast them off.

Verses 4-5 God's promises should quicken our prayers. The way of holiness is straight; there are no windings or shiftings in it. But the ways of sinners are crooked. They shift from one purpose to another, and turn hither and thither to deceive; but disappointment and misery shall befal them. Those who cleave to the ways of God, though they may have trouble in their way, their end shall be peace. The pleading of their Saviour for them, secures to them the upholding power and preserving grace of their God. Lord, number us with them, in time, and to eternity.

Psalms 125 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 125

Psalms 125:1-5 . God honors the confidence of His people, by protection and deliverance, and leaves hypocrites to the doom of the wicked.

1, 2. Mount Zion--as an emblem of permanence, and locality of Jerusalem as one of security, represent the firm and protected condition of God's people (compare Psalms 46:5 ), supported not only by Providence, but by covenant promise. Even the mountains shall depart, and the hills be removed, but God's kindness shall not depart, nor His covenant of peace be removed ( Isaiah 54:10 ).
They that trust--are "His people," ( Psalms 125:2 ).

3. Though God may leave them for a time under the "rod," or power ( Psalms 2:9 ), and oppression of the wicked for a time, as a chastisement, He will not suffer them to be tempted so as to fall into sin ( 1 Corinthians 10:13 ). The wicked shall only prove a correcting rod to them, not a destroying sword; even this rod shall not remain ("rest") on them, lest they be tempted to despair and apostasy ( Psalms 73:13 Psalms 73:14 ). God may even try His people to the uttermost: when nothing is before our eyes but pure despair, then He delivers us and gives life in death, and makes us blessed in the curse ( 2 Corinthians 1:8 2 Corinthians 1:9 ) [LUTHER].
the lot--the possession, literally, "Canaan," spiritually, the heavenly inheritance of holiness and bliss which is appointed to the righteous. Sin's dominion shall not permanently come between the believer and his inheritance.

4. (Compare Psalms 7:10 , 84:11 ).

5. Those who turn aside (under temptation) permanently show that they are hypocrites, and their lot or portion shall be with the wicked ( Psalms 28:3 ).
crooked ways--(Compare Deuteronomy 9:16 , Malachi 2:8 Malachi 2:9 ).
their--is emphatic; the "crooked ways" proceed from their own hearts. The true Israel is here distinguished from the false. Scripture everywhere opposes the Jewish delusion that mere outward descent would save ( Romans 2:28 Romans 2:29 , Romans 9:6 Romans 9:7 , Galatians 6:16 ). The byways of sin from the way of life.