Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Though the wicked is shown favor, He does not learn righteousness; He deals unjustly in the land of uprightness, And does not perceive the majesty of the LORD.

King James Version

Let favour be shewed to the wicked, yet will he not learn righteousness: in the land of uprightness will he deal unjustly, and will not behold the majesty of the LORD.

Holman Bible

[But if] the wicked is shown favor, he does not learn righteousness. In a righteous land he acts unjustly and does not see the majesty of the Lord.

International Standard Version

If favor is shown to the wicked, they don't learn righteousness; even in a land of uprightness they act perversely and do not perceive the majesty of the LORD.

A Conservative Version

Let favor be shown to a wicked man, yet he will not learn righteousness. In the land of uprightness he will deal wrongfully, and will not behold the majesty of LORD.

American Standard Version

Let favor be showed to the wicked, yet will he not learn righteousness; in the land of uprightness will he deal wrongfully, and will not behold the majesty of Jehovah.

Amplified

Though favor is shown to the wicked, yet they do not learn righteousness; in the land of uprightness they deal perversely and refuse to see the majesty of the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

Even if you are kind to the evil-doer, he will not go after righteousness; even in the land of the upright he will still go on in his wrongdoing, and will not see the glory of the Lord.

Darby Translation

If favour be shewn to the wicked, he doth not learn righteousness: in the land of uprightness he dealeth unjustly, and beholdeth not the majesty of Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let favour be showed to the wicked, yet will he not learn righteousness: in the land of uprightness he will deal unjustly and will not behold the majesty of the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

Shall the unjust be shown favor? He learnt not justice; in the land of justice he will act perversely, and he will not see the majesty of Jehovah.

King James 2000

Let favor be showed to the wicked, yet will he not learn righteousness: in the land of uprightness will he deal unjustly, and will not behold the majesty of the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[Though the] wicked person is shown compassion, he does not learn righteousness; he acts unjustly in [the] land [of] uprightness, and he does not see the majesty of Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

Let favor be shown to the wicked, yet he will not learn righteousness; in the land of uprightness he will deal unjustly, and will not behold the majesty of Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the ungodly, though he have received grace, yet learneth he not righteousness: but in that place where he is punished, he offendeth, and feareth not the glory of the LORD.

NET Bible

If the wicked are shown mercy, they do not learn about justice. Even in a land where right is rewarded, they act unjustly; they do not see the Lord's majesty revealed.

New Heart English Bible

Let favor be shown to the wicked, yet he will not learn righteousness. In the land of uprightness he will deal wrongfully, and will not see the LORD's majesty.

The Emphasized Bible

Let favour be shewed to the lawless, he hath not learned righteousness, In a land of honest dealings, he acteth perversely, - And seeth not the splendour of Yahweh.

Webster

Let favor be shown to the wicked, yet he will not learn righteousness: in the land of uprightness he will deal unjustly, and will not behold the majesty of the LORD.

World English Bible

Let favor be shown to the wicked, yet he will not learn righteousness. In the land of uprightness he will deal wrongfully, and will not see Yahweh's majesty.

Youngs Literal Translation

The wicked findeth favour, He hath not learned righteousness, In a land of straightforwardness he dealeth perversely, And seeth not the excellency of Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
to the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

yet will he not
בּל 
Bal 
none, not, nor, lest, nothing, not, neither, no
Usage: 69

in the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

נכחה 
N@kochah 
Usage: 4

will he deal unjustly
עול 
`aval 
Usage: 2

and will not
בּל 
Bal 
none, not, nor, lest, nothing, not, neither, no
Usage: 69

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

the majesty
גּאוּת 
Ge'uwth 
Usage: 8

References

Context Readings

Yahweh's People Vindicated

9 At night my soul longs for You, Indeed, my spirit within me seeks You diligently; For when the earth experiences Your judgments The inhabitants of the world learn righteousness. 10 Though the wicked is shown favor, He does not learn righteousness; He deals unjustly in the land of uprightness, And does not perceive the majesty of the LORD. 11 O LORD, Your hand is lifted up yet they do not see it They see Your zeal for the people and are put to shame; Indeed, fire will devour Your enemies.


Cross References

Hosea 11:7

So My people are bent on turning from Me. Though they call them to the One on high, None at all exalts Him.

John 5:37-38

"And the Father who sent Me, He has testified of Me. You have neither heard His voice at any time nor seen His form.

Exodus 8:15

But when Pharaoh saw that there was relief, he hardened his heart and did not listen to them, as the LORD had said.

Exodus 8:31-32

The LORD did as Moses asked, and removed the swarms of flies from Pharaoh, from his servants and from his people; not one remained.

Exodus 9:34

But when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail and the thunder had ceased, he sinned again and hardened his heart, he and his servants.

Deuteronomy 32:15

"But Jeshurun grew fat and kicked-- You are grown fat, thick, and sleek-- Then he forsook God who made him, And scorned the Rock of his salvation.

1 Samuel 15:17

Samuel said, "Is it not true, though you were little in your own eyes, you were made the head of the tribes of Israel? And the LORD anointed you king over Israel,

Psalm 28:4-5

Requite them according to their work and according to the evil of their practices; Requite them according to the deeds of their hands; Repay them their recompense.

Psalm 78:54-58

So He brought them to His holy land, To this hill country which His right hand had gained.

Psalm 106:43

Many times He would deliver them; They, however, were rebellious in their counsel, And so sank down in their iniquity.

Psalm 143:10

Teach me to do Your will, For You are my God; Let Your good Spirit lead me on level ground.

Proverbs 1:32

"For the waywardness of the naive will kill them, And the complacency of fools will destroy them.

Ecclesiastes 3:16

Furthermore, I have seen under the sun that in the place of justice there is wickedness and in the place of righteousness there is wickedness.

Isaiah 2:10

Enter the rock and hide in the dust From the terror of the LORD and from the splendor of His majesty.

Isaiah 5:12

Their banquets are accompanied by lyre and harp, by tambourine and flute, and by wine; But they do not pay attention to the deeds of the LORD, Nor do they consider the work of His hands.

Isaiah 22:12-13

Therefore in that day the Lord GOD of hosts called you to weeping, to wailing, To shaving the head and to wearing sackcloth.

Isaiah 24:5

The earth is also polluted by its inhabitants, for they transgressed laws, violated statutes, broke the everlasting covenant.

Isaiah 27:13

It will come about also in that day that a great trumpet will be blown, and those who were perishing in the land of Assyria and who were scattered in the land of Egypt will come and worship the LORD in the holy mountain at Jerusalem.

Isaiah 32:6

For a fool speaks nonsense, And his heart inclines toward wickedness: To practice ungodliness and to speak error against the LORD, To keep the hungry person unsatisfied And to withhold drink from the thirsty.

Isaiah 63:9-10

In all their affliction He was afflicted, And the angel of His presence saved them; In His love and in His mercy He redeemed them, And He lifted them and carried them all the days of old.

Jeremiah 2:7

"I brought you into the fruitful land To eat its fruit and its good things But you came and defiled My land, And My inheritance you made an abomination.

Jeremiah 31:23

Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, "Once again they will speak this word in the land of Judah and in its cities when I restore their fortunes, 'The LORD bless you, O abode of righteousness, O holy hill!'

Ezekiel 22:2-16

"And you, son of man, will you judge, will you judge the bloody city? Then cause her to know all her abominations.

Hosea 9:3

They will not remain in the LORD'S land, But Ephraim will return to Egypt, And in Assyria they will eat unclean food.

Hosea 13:6

As they had their pasture, they became satisfied, And being satisfied, their heart became proud; Therefore they forgot Me.

Micah 2:10

"Arise and go, For this is no place of rest Because of the uncleanness that brings on destruction, A painful destruction.

Micah 3:10-12

Who build Zion with bloodshed And Jerusalem with violent injustice.

Matthew 4:5

Then the devil took Him into the holy city and had Him stand on the pinnacle of the temple,

Romans 2:4-5

Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?

Revelation 2:21

'I gave her time to repent, and she does not want to repent of her immorality.

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