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Psalm 5:4–6

For you are not a God who is pleased with wickedness;

with you, evil peopleo are not welcome.

The arrogantp cannot standq

in your presence.

You hater all who do wrong;

6 you destroy those who tell lies.s

The bloodthirsty and deceitful

you, Lord, detest.

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Psalm 5:4–6 — English Standard Version (ESV)

For you are not a God who delights in wickedness;

evil may not dwell with you.

The boastful shall not stand before your eyes;

you hate all evildoers.

You destroy those who speak lies;

the Lord abhors the bloodthirsty and deceitful man.

Psalm 5:4–6 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness:

Neither shall evil dwell with thee.

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.

Psalm 5:4–6 — New Living Translation (NLT)

O God, you take no pleasure in wickedness;

you cannot tolerate the sins of the wicked.

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.

Psalm 5:4–6 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

For You are not a God who takes pleasure in wickedness,

Nor shall evil dwell with You.

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.

Psalm 5:4–6 — New Century Version (NCV)

You are not a God who is pleased with the wicked;

you do not live with those who do evil.

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.

Psalm 5:4–6 — American Standard Version (ASV)

For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness:

Evil shall not sojourn with thee.

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.

Psalm 5:4–6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

For thou art not a •God that hath pleasure in wickedness; evil shall not sojourn with thee. 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.

Psalm 5:4–6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

You are not a God who takes pleasure in wickedness. 

Evil will never be your guest. 

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. 

Psalm 5:4–6 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

For You are not a God who delights in wickedness;

evil cannot dwell with You.

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.

Psalm 5:4–6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

For you are not a God who delights in wickedness;

evil will not sojourn with you.

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.

Psalm 5:4–6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

For you are not a God who desires wickedness.

Evil cannot dwell with you.

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.

Psalm 5:4–6 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

God, you aren’t happy with anything that is evil.

Those who do what is wrong can’t live where you are.

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.

Psalm 5:4–6 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

For You are not a God who takes pleasure in wickedness;

No evil dwells with You.

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.


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