Parallel Verses

World English Bible

that the triumphing of the wicked is short, the joy of the godless 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?

Webster

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite 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 Don't you know this from old time, since man was placed on earth, 5 that the triumphing of the wicked is short, the joy of the godless but for a moment? 6 Though his height 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, spreading himself 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 desire shall be satisfied on them. I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.'

Judges 16:21-30

The Philistines laid hold on him, and put out his eyes; and they brought him down to Gaza, and bound him with fetters of brass; and he ground at the mill in the prison.

Esther 5:11-12

Haman recounted to them the glory of his riches, the multitude of his children, 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

While it is yet in its greenness, not cut down, it withers before any other reed.

Job 8:19

Behold, this is the joy of his way: out of the earth, others shall spring.

Job 15:29-34

He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall their possessions be extended on the earth.

Job 18:5-6

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

Job 27:8

For what is the hope of the godless, when he is cut off, when God takes away his life?

Job 27:13-23

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

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely you set them in slippery places. You throw them down to destruction.

Matthew 7:21

Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven; but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 13:20-21

What was sown on the rocky places, this is he who hears the word, and immediately with joy receives it;

Acts 12:22-23

The people shouted, "The voice of a god, and not of a man!"

Galatians 6:4

But let each man test his own work, and then he will take pride in himself and not in his neighbor.

James 4:16

But now you glory in your boasting. All such boasting is evil.

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