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Wisdom 2:12-14 Good News Translation (GNT)

12 Righteous people are nothing but a nuisance, so let's look for chances to get rid of them. They are against what we do; they accuse us of breaking the Law of Moses and violating the traditions of our ancestors. 13 They claim to know God, and they call themselves the Lord's children. 14 We can't stand the sight of people like that; what they are contradicts our whole way of thinking.

Good News Translation (GNT)

Copyright © 1992 by American Bible Society

Wisdom 2:12-14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 “Let us lie in wait for the righteous man,
because he is inconvenient to us and opposes our actions;
he reproaches us for sins against the law,
and accuses us of sins against our training.
13 He professes to have knowledge of God,
and calls himself a child[a] of the Lord.
14 He became to us a reproof of our thoughts;


  1. Wisdom 2:13 Or servant
New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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'Wisdom 2:12-14' not found for the version: Complete Jewish Bible.
Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

Copyright © 1998 by David H. Stern. All rights reserved.

'Wisdom 2:12-14' not found for the version: The Message.
The Message (MSG)

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