Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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?

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 Knowest thou not this, that of old, since man was placed upon earth, 5 The exultation of the wicked is short, and the joy of the ungodly man but for a moment? 6 Though his height mount up to the heavens, and his head reach unto the clouds,



Cross References

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading like a green tree in its native soil:

Exodus 15:9-10

The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my soul shall be sated upon them; I will unsheath my sword, my hand shall dispossess them.

Judges 16:21-30

And the Philistines seized him and gouged out his eyes, and brought him down to Gaza, and bound him with bronze fetters; and he ground at the mill in the prison.

Esther 5:11-12

And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all wherein the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.

Esther 7:10

So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. And the king's wrath was appeased.

Job 5:3

I myself saw the foolish taking root, but suddenly I cursed his habitation.

Job 8:12-13

Whilst it is yet in its greenness and not cut down, it withereth before any other grass.

Job 8:19

Behold, this is the joy of his way, and out of the dust shall others grow.

Job 15:29-34

He shall not become rich, neither shall his substance continue, and their possessions shall not extend upon the earth.

Job 18:5-6

Yea, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and the flame of his fire shall not shine.

Job 27:8

For what is the hope of the ungodly, when God cutteth him off, when +God taketh away his soul?

Job 27:13-23

This is the portion of the wicked man with God, and the heritage of the violent, which they receive from the Almighty: --

Psalm 73:18-20

Truly thou settest them in slippery places, thou castest them down in ruins.

Matthew 7:21

Not every one who says to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens, but he that does the will of my Father who is in the heavens.

Matthew 13:20-21

But he that is sown on the rocky places this is he who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy,

Acts 12:22-23

And the people cried out, A god's voice and not a man's.

Galatians 6:4

but let each prove his own work, and then he will have his boast in what belongs to himself alone, and not in what belongs to another.

James 4:16

But now ye glory in your vauntings: all such glorying is evil.

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