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Psalm 5:5–8

The zboastful shall not astand before your eyes;

you bhate all evildoers.

You destroy those who speak clies;

the Lord abhors dthe bloodthirsty and deceitful man.

But I, through the abundance of your steadfast love,

will enter your house.

I will ebow down ftoward your gholy temple

in the fear of you.

hLead me, O Lord, in your righteousness

because of my enemies;

imake your way straight before me.

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Psalm 5:5–8 — The New International Version (NIV)

The arrogant cannot stand

in your presence.

You hate all who do wrong;

you destroy those who tell lies.

The bloodthirsty and deceitful

you, Lord, detest.

But I, by your great love,

can come into your house;

in reverence I bow down

toward your holy temple.

Lead me, Lord, in your righteousness

because of my enemies—

make your way straight before me.

Psalm 5:5–8 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

The foolish shall not stand in thy sight:

Thou hatest all workers of iniquity.

Thou shalt destroy them that speak leasing:

The Lord will abhor the bloody and deceitful man.

But as for me, I will come into thy house in the multitude of thy mercy:

And in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.

Lead me, O Lord, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies;

Make thy way straight before my face.

Psalm 5:5–8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Therefore, the proud may not stand in your presence,

for you hate all who do evil.

You will destroy those who tell lies.

The Lord detests murderers and deceivers.

Because of your unfailing love, I can enter your house;

I will worship at your Temple with deepest awe.

Lead me in the right path, O Lord,

or my enemies will conquer me.

Make your way plain for me to follow.

Psalm 5:5–8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

The boastful shall not stand in Your sight;

You hate all workers of iniquity.

You shall destroy those who speak falsehood;

The Lord abhors the bloodthirsty and deceitful man.

But as for me, I will come into Your house in the multitude of Your mercy;

In fear of You I will worship toward Your holy temple.

Lead me, O Lord, in Your righteousness because of my enemies;

Make Your way straight before my face.

Psalm 5:5–8 — New Century Version (NCV)

Those people who make fun of you cannot stand before you.

You hate all those who do evil.

You destroy liars;

the Lord hates those who kill and trick others.

Because of your great love,

I can come into your Temple.

Because I fear and respect you,

I can worship in your holy Temple.

Lord, since I have many enemies,

show me the right thing to do.

Show me clearly how you want me to live.

Psalm 5:5–8 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

The arrogant shall not stand in thy sight:

Thou hatest all workers of iniquity.

Thou wilt destroy them that speak lies:

Jehovah abhorreth the blood-thirsty and deceitful man.

But as for me, in the abundance of thy lovingkindness will I come into thy house:

In thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.

Lead me, O Jehovah, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies;

Make thy way straight before my face.

Psalm 5:5–8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Insolent fools shall not stand before thine eyes; thou hatest all workers of iniquity. Thou wilt destroy them that speak lies: Jehovah abhorreth a man of blood and deceit.

But as for me, in the greatness of thy loving-kindness will I enter thy house; I will bow down toward the temple of thy holiness in thy fear. Lead me, Jehovah, in thy righteousness, because of my foes; make thy way plain before me.

Psalm 5:5–8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Those who brag cannot stand in your sight. 

You hate all troublemakers. 

You destroy those who tell lies. 

The Lord is disgusted with bloodthirsty and deceitful people. 

But I will enter your house because of your great mercy. 

Out of reverence for you, I will bow toward your holy temple. 

O Lord, lead me in your righteousness because of those who spy on me. 

Make your way in front of me smooth. 

Psalm 5:5–8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The boastful cannot stand in Your presence;

You hate all evildoers.

You destroy those who tell lies;

the Lord abhors a man of bloodshed and treachery.

But I enter Your house

by the abundance of Your faithful love;

I bow down toward Your holy temple

in reverential awe of You.

Lord, lead me in Your righteousness

because of my adversaries;

make Your way straight before me.

Psalm 5:5–8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The boastful will not stand before your eyes;

you hate all evildoers.

You destroy those who speak lies;

the Lord abhors the bloodthirsty and deceitful.

But I, through the abundance of your steadfast love,

will enter your house,

I will bow down toward your holy temple

in awe of you.

Lead me, O Lord, in your righteousness

because of my enemies;

make your way straight before me.

Psalm 5:5–8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

The boastful do not stand before your eyes.

You hate all evildoers.

You destroy speakers of lies.

A man of bloodshed and deceit Yahweh abhors.

But as for me, through the abundance of your steadfast love

I will enter your house.

I will bow down toward your holy temple in awe of you.

O Yahweh, lead me in your righteousness because of my enemies;

make straight before me your way.

Psalm 5:5–8 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

Those who are proud can’t stand in front of you.

You hate everyone who does what is evil.

You destroy those who tell lies.

Lord, you hate murderers and those who cheat others.

Because of your great love

I will come into your house.

With deep respect I will bow down

toward your holy temple.

Lord, I have many enemies.

Lead me in your right path.

Make your way smooth and straight for me.

Psalm 5:5–8 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

The boastful shall not stand before Your eyes;

You hate all who do iniquity.

You destroy those who speak falsehood;

The Lord abhors the man of bloodshed and deceit.

But as for me, by Your abundant lovingkindness I will enter Your house,

At Your holy temple I will bow in reverence for You.

O Lord, lead me in Your righteousness because of my foes;

Make Your way straight before me.