Psalm 125:3
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New International Version
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.


New American Standard Bible
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.


King James Bible
For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
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.


International Standard Version
For evil's scepter will not rest on the land that has been allotted to the righteous, and so the righteous will not direct themselves to do wrong.


American Standard Version
For the sceptre of wickedness shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; That the righteous put not forth their hands unto iniquity.


Douay-Rheims Bible
For the Lord will not leave the rod of sinners upon the lot of the just: that the just may not stretch forth their hands to iniquity.


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


Young's Literal Translation
For the rod of wickedness resteth not On the lot of the righteous, That the righteous put not forth on iniquity their hands.
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Context
So the Lord Surrounds His People

1They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but stays for ever. 2As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from now on even for ever. 3For the rod of the wicked shall not rest on the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands to iniquity. 4Do good, O LORD, to those that be good, and to them that are upright in their hearts. 5As for such as turn aside to their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity: but peace shall be on Israel.
Cross References
Acts 12:1
Now about that time Herod the king stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church.


1 Samuel 24:10
Behold, this day your eyes have seen how that the LORD had delivered you to day into my hand in the cave: and some bade me kill you: but my eye spared you; and I said, I will not put forth my hand against my lord; for he is the LORD's anointed.


Psalm 16:5
The LORD is the portion of my inheritance and of my cup: you maintain my lot.


Psalm 55:20
He has put forth his hands against such as be at peace with him: he has broken his covenant.


Psalm 89:22
The enemy shall not exact on him; nor the son of wickedness afflict him.


Proverbs 22:8
He that sows iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.


Isaiah 14:5
The LORD has broken the staff of the wicked, and the scepter of the rulers.


Ezekiel 7:11
Violence is risen up into a rod of wickedness: none of them shall remain, nor of their multitude, nor of any of their's: neither shall there be wailing for them.


Treasury of Scripture

For the rod of the wicked shall not rest on the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands to iniquity.

the rod

Psalm 103:9,14 He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger for ever...

Proverbs 22:8 He that sows iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.

Isaiah 10:5 O Assyrian, the rod of my anger, and the staff in their hand is my indignation.

Isaiah 14:5,6 The LORD has broken the staff of the wicked, and the scepter of the rulers...

Isaiah 27:8 In measure, when it shoots forth, you will debate with it: he stays his rough wind in the day of the east wind.

1 Corinthians 10:13 There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful...

Revelation 2:10 Fear none of those things which you shall suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that you may be tried...

the wicked. Heb. wickedness

Strong's Concordance
For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.
Topical Bible
Allotment Allotted Evil Forth Hands Heritage Iniquity Lest Lot Rest Resteth Resting Righteous Rod Scepter Sceptre Sinners Upright Wicked Wickedness Won't Wrong
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Psalms Chapter 125 Verse 3

Alphabetical: allotted do evil for forth hands land might not of over put remain rest righteous scepter shall So that The their then to upon use wicked wickedness will wrong

OT Poetry: Psalm 125:3 For the scepter of wickedness won't remain (Psalm Ps Psa.)
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