Bible ~~- Older Testament ~~- Genesis ~~- chapter 49 of 50 (33 verses.)

Genesis 49:6Wrench


My soul must never enter into their conspiracy.
My honor must never be united with their [secret] society.
They kill men in fits of rage!
They torture and maim animals for fun.


Note: [Or: they break down the walls of decency;
they destroy the structure of moral community.]

Other English Bible translations of Genesis 49:6:

Complete Jewish Bible (Sacred Name Version)CJB-SNLet me not enter their council, let my honor not be connected with their people; for in their anger they killed men, and at their whim they maimed cattle.
New International Version (Sacred Name)NIV-SRLet me not enter their council, let me not join their assembly, for they have killed men in their anger and hamstrung oxen as they pleased.
New International Readers Version (Sacred Name)NIRV-SNI won't share in their plans. I won't have anything to do with them. They became angry and killed people. They cut the legs of oxen just for the fun of it.
New Living Translation (Sacred Name Version)NLT-SNO my soul, stay away from them. May I never be a party to their wicked plans. For in their anger they murdered men, and they crippled oxen just for sport.
New Revised Standard (Sacred Name Edition)NRSV-SNMay I never come into their council; may I not be joined to their company- for in their anger they killed men, and at their whim they hamstrung oxen.
The Message (Sacred Name Version)MSG-SNI don't want anything to do with their vendettas, want no part in their bitter feuds; They kill men in fits of temper, slash oxen on a whim.
Good News Translation (Sacred Name)GNT-SNI will not join in their secret talks, Nor will I take part in their meetings, For they killed people in anger And they crippled bulls for sport.
New American Standard (Sacred Name Bible)NASB-SN'Let my soul not enter into their council; Let not my glory be united with their assembly; Because in their anger they slew men, And in their self-will they lamed oxen.
King James Version (unedited)KJVO my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united: for in their anger they slew a man, and in their selfwill they digged down a wall.
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