Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

That the singing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the profane 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?

World English Bible

that the triumphing of the wicked is short, the joy of the godless but 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 This hast thou known from antiquity? Since the placing of man on earth? 5 That the singing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the profane for a moment, 6 Though his excellency go up to the heavens, And his head against a cloud he strike --



Cross References

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen the wicked terrible, And spreading as a green native plant,

Exodus 15:9-10

The enemy said, I pursue, I overtake; I apportion spoil; Filled is my soul with them; I draw out my sword; My hand destroyeth them: --

Judges 16:21-30

And the Philistines seize him, and pick out his eyes, and bring him down to Gaza, and bind him with two brazen fetters; and he is grinding in the prison-house.

Esther 5:11-12

and Haman recounteth to them the glory of his wealth, and the abundance of his sons, and all that with which the king made him great, and with which he lifted him up above the heads and servants of the king.

Esther 7:10

And they hang Haman upon the tree that he had prepared for Mordecai, and the fury of the king hath lain down.

Job 5:3

I -- I have seen the perverse taking root, And I mark his habitation straightway,

Job 8:12-13

While it is in its budding -- uncropped, Even before any herb it withereth.

Job 8:19

Lo, this is the joy of his way, And from the dust others spring up.'

Job 15:29-34

He is not rich, nor doth his wealth rise, Nor doth he stretch out on earth their continuance.

Job 18:5-6

Also, the light of the wicked is extinguished. And there doth not shine a spark of his fire.

Job 27:8

For what is the hope of the profane, When He doth cut off? When God doth cast off his soul?

Job 27:13-23

This is the portion of wicked man with God, And the inheritance of terrible ones From the Mighty they receive.

Psalm 73:18-20

Only, in slippery places Thou dost set them, Thou hast caused them to fall to desolations.

Matthew 7:21

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

Matthew 13:20-21

'And that sown on the rocky places, this is he who is hearing the word, and immediately with joy is receiving it,

Acts 12:22-23

and the populace were shouting, 'The voice of a god, and not of a man;'

Galatians 6:4

and his own work let each one prove, and then in regard to himself alone the glorying he shall have, and not in regard to the other,

James 4:16

and now ye glory in your pride; all such glorying is evil;

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