Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

For the rejoicing of the unjust drawing near, and the gladness of the profane even 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 is only 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?

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 Thou knewest this from everlasting when man was set upon the earth: 5 For the rejoicing of the unjust drawing near, and the gladness of the profane even for a moment 6 If his elevation shall go up to the heavens, and his head shall reach to the cloud;



Cross References

Psalm 37:35-36

I saw the unjust one making afraid, and spreading abroad as a green native tree.

Exodus 15:9-10

The enemy said, I will pursue, I will enclose, I will divide the spoil: my soul shall be filled with them: I will draw out my sword, my hand shall dispossess them.

Judges 16:21-30

And Philisteim will seize him, and they will bore out his eyes, and will bring him down to Gaza and bind him with fetters of brass, and he will be grinding in the house of bonds.

Esther 5:11-12

And Haman will recount to them the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his sons, and all how the king magnified him, and how he lifted him up over the chiefs and servants of the king.

Esther 7:10

And they will hang Haman upon the tree that he preps for Mordecai. And the wrath of the king subsided.

Job 5:3

I saw the foolish one taking root, and suddenly I shall curse his habitation.

Job 8:12-13

While yet in its greenness it shall not break off, and it will dry up before grass.

Job 8:19

Behold, this the rejoicing of his way, and from the dust shall they cause another to grow.

Job 15:29-34

He shall not be rich, and his wealth shall not rise up; their possession shall not extend upon the earth.

Job 18:5-6

Also the light of the unjust shall be extinguished, and the flame of his fire shall not shine;

Job 27:8

For what the hope of the profane one if he shall plunder? for God shall draw out his soul.

Job 27:13-23

This the portion of an unjust man with God, and the inheritance of the terrible they shall take from the Almighty.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely in slippery places thou wilt set them, to cast them down into ruins.

Matthew 7:21

Not every one saying to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens; but he doing the will of my Father who is in the heavens.

Matthew 13:20-21

And he having sown upon rocky places, this is he hearing the word, and quickly with joy receiving it;

Acts 12:22-23

And the people called aloud, The voice of God, and not of man.

Galatians 6:4

And let each try his own work, and then in himself alone will he have boasting, and not in another.

James 4:16

And now ye boast in your arrogance: all such boasting is evil.

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