Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the godless momentary?

King James Version

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?

Holman Bible

the joy of the wicked has been brief
and the happiness of the godless has lasted only a moment?

International Standard Version

The wicked triumph only briefly; the joy of the godless is momentary.

A Conservative Version

that the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the profane but for a moment?

American Standard Version

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the godless but for a moment?

Amplified

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the godless and defiled is but for a moment?

Bible in Basic English

That the pride of the sinner is short, and the joy of the evil-doer but for a minute?

Darby Translation

The exultation of the wicked is short, and the joy of the ungodly man but for a moment?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

that the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?

Julia Smith Translation

For the rejoicing of the unjust drawing near, and the gladness of the profane even for a moment

King James 2000

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?

Lexham Expanded Bible

that [the] rejoicing of [the] wicked [is] {short}, and the joy of [the] godless {lasts only a moment}?

Modern King James verseion

that the exulting of the wicked is short, and the joy of the ungodly is for a moment?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

the praise of the ungodly hath been short, and that the joy of the hypocrites continued but the twinkling of an eye?

NET Bible

that the elation of the wicked is brief, the joy of the godless lasts but a moment.

New Heart English Bible

that the triumphing of the wicked is short, the joy of the godless but for a moment?

The Emphasized Bible

That, the joy-shout of the lawless, is short, and, the rejoicing of the impious, for a moment?

Webster

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?

World English Bible

that the triumphing of the wicked is short, the joy of the godless but for a moment?

Youngs Literal Translation

That the singing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the profane for a moment,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רננה 
R@nanah 
Usage: 4

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

is short
קרב קרוב 
Qarowb 
Usage: 77

and the joy
שׂמחה 
Simchah 
Usage: 93

of the hypocrite
חנף 
Chaneph 
Usage: 13

References

Watsons

Context Readings

A Wicked Person's Joy Is Short, His Pain Long

4 "Do you know this from of old, From the establishment of man on earth, 5 That the triumphing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the godless momentary? 6 "Though his loftiness reaches the heavens, And his head touches the clouds,



Cross References

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen a wicked, violent man Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.

Exodus 15:9-10

"The enemy said, 'I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; My desire shall be gratified against them; I will draw out my sword, my hand will destroy them.'

Judges 16:21-30

Then the Philistines seized him and gouged out his eyes; and they brought him down to Gaza and bound him with bronze chains, and he was a grinder in the prison.

Esther 5:11-12

Then Haman recounted to them the glory of his riches, and the number of his sons, and every instance where the king had magnified him and how he had promoted him above the princes and servants of the king.

Esther 7:10

So they hanged Haman on the gallows which he had prepared for Mordecai, and the king's anger subsided.

Job 5:3

"I have seen the foolish taking root, And I cursed his abode immediately.

Job 8:12-13

"While it is still green and not cut down, Yet it withers before any other plant.

Job 8:19

"Behold, this is the joy of His way; And out of the dust others will spring.

Job 15:29-34

"He will not become rich, nor will his wealth endure; And his grain will not bend down to the ground.

Job 18:5-6

"Indeed, the light of the wicked goes out, And the flame of his fire gives no light.

Job 27:8

"For what is the hope of the godless when he is cut off, When God requires his life?

Job 27:13-23

"This is the portion of a wicked man from God, And the inheritance which tyrants receive from the Almighty.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely You set them in slippery places; You cast them down to destruction.

Matthew 7:21

"Not everyone who says to Me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father who is in heaven will enter.

Matthew 13:20-21

"The one on whom seed was sown on the rocky places, this is the man who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy;

Acts 12:22-23

The people kept crying out, "The voice of a god and not of a man!"

Galatians 6:4

But each one must examine his own work, and then he will have reason for boasting in regard to himself alone, and not in regard to another.

James 4:16

But as it is, you boast in your arrogance; all such boasting is evil.

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