Parallel Verses

Webster

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite 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 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?

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?

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 of old, since man was placed upon earth, 5 That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment? 6 Though his excellence shall mount up to the heavens, and his head reach to the clouds;



Cross References

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.

Exodus 15:9-10

The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.

Judges 16:21-30

But the Philistines took him and put out his eyes, and brought him down to Gaza, and bound him with fetters of brass; and he did grind in the prison-house.

Esther 5:11-12

And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all the things in which 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. Then was the king's wrath pacified.

Job 5:3

I have seen 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 herb.

Job 8:19

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

Job 15:29-34

He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection of it upon the earth.

Job 18:5-6

Yes, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and the spark of his fire shall not shine.

Job 27:8

For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soul?

Job 27:13-23

This is the portion of a wicked man with God, and the heritage of oppressors, which they shall receive of the Almighty.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou didst cast them down into destruction.

Matthew 7:21

Not every one that saith to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 13:20-21

But he that received the seed into stony places, the same is he that heareth the word, and immediately with joy receiveth it;

Acts 12:22-23

And the people gave a shout, saying, It is the voice of a god, and not of a man.

Galatians 6:4

But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.

James 4:16

But now ye rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil.

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