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Psalm 125:3

For ithe scepter of wickedness shall not jrest

on kthe land allotted to the righteous,

lest the righteous lstretch out

their hands to do wrong.

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Psalm 125:3 — The New International Version (NIV)

The scepter of the wicked will not remain

over the land allotted to the righteous,

for then the righteous might use

their hands to do evil.

Psalm 125:3 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous;

Lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.

Psalm 125:3 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The wicked will not rule the land of the godly,

for then the godly might be tempted to do wrong.

Psalm 125:3 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest

On the land allotted to the righteous,

Lest the righteous reach out their hands to iniquity.

Psalm 125:3 — New Century Version (NCV)

The wicked will not rule

over those who do right.

If they did, the people who do right

might use their power to do evil.

Psalm 125:3 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

For the sceptre of wickedness shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous;

That the righteous put not forth their hands unto iniquity.

Psalm 125:3 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

For the sceptre of wickedness shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.

Psalm 125:3 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

A wicked ruler will not be allowed to govern

the land set aside for righteous people.

That is why righteous people do not use their power to do wrong.

Psalm 125:3 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The scepter of the wicked will not remain

over the land allotted to the righteous,

so that the righteous will not apply their hands to injustice.

Psalm 125:3 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest

on the land allotted to the righteous,

so that the righteous might not stretch out

their hands to do wrong.

Psalm 125:3 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest

on the land of the righteous,

lest the righteous stretch out

their hands to do wickedness.

Psalm 125:3 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Evil people will not always rule

the land the Lord gave to those who do right.

If they did, those who do right

might do what is evil.

Psalm 125:3 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest upon the land of the righteous,

So that the righteous will not put forth their hands to do wrong.