Parallel Verses

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.

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 man 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 the wicked is shown compassion and favor,
He does not learn righteousness;
In the land of uprightness he deals unjustly,
And refuses 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.

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

Hastings

Context Readings

Yahweh's People Vindicated

9 My soul desired thee in the night; also my spirit in the midst of me I will seek thee: for when thy judgments to the earth, those dwelling in the habitable globe will learn justice. 10 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. 11 O Jehovah, high thy hand, they will not see: they shall see and be ashamed for their jealousy of the people; also the fire of thine enemies shall consume them.


Cross References

Hosea 11:7

And my people are bent to turning away from me: and they will call together to the Most High; he will not exalt them.

John 5:37-38

And the Father having sent me, he has testified of me. Nor have ye at any time heard his voice, or seen his form.

Exodus 8:15

And Pharaoh will see that there was enlargement, and he made his heart heavy, and he heard not to them; as Jehovah spake.

Exodus 8:31-32

And Jehovah will do according to the word of Moses; and he will remove the gad-fly from Pharaoh, and from his servants, and from his people; not one was left over.

Exodus 9:34

And Pharaoh will see that the rain ceased, and the hail and the voices; and he will add to sin, and he will make his heart heavy, he and his servants.

Deuteronomy 32:15

And Jeshurun will be fat and will tread down: Thou wert fat, thou wert thick, thou wert covered; And he will reject God having made him, And he will despise the Rock of his deliverance.

1 Samuel 15:17

And Samuel will say, Wert thou not little in thine eyes, thou the head of the tribes of Israel, and Jehovah will anoint thee for king over Israel?

Psalm 28:4-5

Give to them according to their work and according to the evil of their doings, according to the word of their hands; give to them, turn back to them their recompense.

Psalm 78:54-58

And he will bring them to the bound of his holy place, this mountain his right hand purchased.

Psalm 106:43

Many times he will deliver them, and they will embitter with their counsel, and they will be brought low in their iniquity.

Psalm 143:10

Teach me to do thine acceptance, for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; thou wilt guide me into a land of uprightness.

Proverbs 1:32

For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the error of the foolish shall destroy them.

Ecclesiastes 3:16

And yet I saw under the sun the place of judgment, there the unjust one; and the place of the just one, there the unjust one.

Isaiah 2:10

Go into the rock, and hide in the dust from the face of the fear of Jehovah, and from the splendor of his majesty.

Isaiah 5:12

And there was the harp and the lyre, the drum and the pipe, and the wine of their drinking's: but the work of Jehovah they will not look at, and the work of his hands they saw not

Isaiah 22:12-13

And the Lord Jehovah of armies in that day will call to weeping and to wailing, and to baldness and to girding with sackcloth:

Isaiah 24:5

And the earth was polluted under its inhabitants, for they passed by the instructions, they changed the law, they broke the eternal covenant

Isaiah 27:13

And it was in that day he shall strike upon the great trumpet, and they perishing came into the land of Assui, and the outcasts into the land of Egypt, and they worshiped to Jehovah in the holy mountain in Jerusalem.

Isaiah 32:6

For the foolish will speak folly, and his heart will do vanity to do profaneness and to speak error to Jehovah, to empty the soul of the hungry; and he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.

Isaiah 63:9-10

In all their straits not an adversary, and: a messenger of his face saved them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; and he will take them up and bear them all the days forever.

Jeremiah 2:7

And I will bring you to the land of Carmel, to eat its fruit and its goodness; and ye will come and defile my land, and ye set mine inheritance for an abomination.

Jeremiah 31:23

Thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel: Yet shall they say this word in the land of Judah and in its cities, in my turning back their captivity; Jehovah shall bless thee, thou habitation of justice, thou mountain of holiness

Ezekiel 22:2-16

Thou son of man, wilt thou judge, wilt thou judge the city of bloods, and make her to know all her abominations?

Hosea 9:3

They shall not dwell in the land of Jehovah; and Ephraim turned back to Egypt, and in Assur they shall eat the unclean thing.

Hosea 13:6

According to their pasture, and they will be satiated; they were satiated, and their heart will be lifted up: for this they forgat me.

Micah 2:10

Arise ye, and go, for this is not the rest: because it was defiled it will destroy, and with a sore destruction.

Micah 3:10-12

Building Zion with bloods and Jerusalem with iniquity.

Matthew 4:5

Then the devil takes him into the holy city, and sets him upon the small wing of the temple;

Romans 2:4-5

Or the abundance of his goodness and forbearance and long suffering dos thou despise; not knowing that the goodness of God brings thee to repentance?

Revelation 2:21

And I gave her time that she might repent of her fornication; and she repented not.

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