Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Lo, their prosperity is not in their hand: The counsel of the wicked is far from me.

New American Standard Bible

“Behold, their prosperity is not in their hand;
The counsel of the wicked is far from me.

King James Version

Lo, their good is not in their hand: the counsel of the wicked is far from me.

Holman Bible

But their prosperity is not of their own doing.
The counsel of the wicked is far from me!

International Standard Version

Behold! Their prosperity isn't in their control! The counsel of the wicked will remain far from me."

A Conservative Version

Lo, [is] their prosperity not in their hand. (The counsel of the wicked is far from me.)

Amplified


“But notice, the prosperity of the wicked is not in their hand (in their power);
The counsel of the wicked [and the mystery of God’s dealings with the ungodly] is far from my comprehension.

Bible in Basic English

Truly, is not their well-being in their power? (The purpose of the evil-doers is far from me.)

Darby Translation

Behold, their prosperity is not in their hand. The counsel of the wicked be far from me!

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, their good not in the hand: the counsel of the unjust was far from me.

King James 2000

Lo, their prosperity is not in their hand: the counsel of the wicked is far from me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look, their prosperity [is] not in their hands; the schemes of [the] wicked are repugnant to me.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, their good is not in their hand; the wisdom of the wicked is far from me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Lo, there is utterly no goodness in them, therefore will not I have to do with the counsel of the ungodly.

NET Bible

But their prosperity is not their own doing. The counsel of the wicked is far from me!

New Heart English Bible

Behold, their prosperity is not in their hand. The counsel of the wicked is far from me.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! not in their own hand, is their welfare, The counsel of lawless men, is far from me!

Webster

Lo, their good is not in their hand: the counsel of the wicked is far from me.

World English Bible

Behold, their prosperity is not in their hand. The counsel of the wicked is far from me.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, not in their hand is their good, (The counsel of the wicked Hath been far from me.)

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Lo, their good
טוּב 
Tuwb 
Usage: 32

is not in their hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

is far
רחק 
Rachaq 
...far, ...off, ...away, remove, good way
Usage: 57

Context Readings

Job's Seventh Speech: A Response To Zophar

15 What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? And what profit should we have, if we pray unto him? 16 Lo, their prosperity is not in their hand: The counsel of the wicked is far from me. 17 How oft is it that the lamp of the wicked is put out? That their calamity cometh upon them? That God distributeth sorrows in his anger?



Cross References

Job 22:18

Yet he filled their houses with good things: But the counsel of the wicked is far from me.

Psalm 1:1

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the wicked, Nor standeth in the way of sinners, Nor sitteth in the seat of scoffers:

Genesis 49:6

O my soul, come not thou into their council; Unto their assembly, my glory, be not thou united; For in their anger they slew a man, And in their self-will they hocked an ox.

Job 1:21

and he said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: Jehovah gave, and Jehovah hath taken away; blessed be the name of Jehovah.

Job 12:9-10

Who knoweth not in all these, That the hand of Jehovah hath wrought this,

Psalm 49:6-7

They that trust in their wealth, And boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;

Psalm 52:5-7

God will likewise destroy thee for ever; He will take thee up, and pluck thee out of thy tent, And root thee out of the land of the living. Selah

Proverbs 1:10

My son, if sinners entice thee, Consent thou not.

Proverbs 5:8

Remove thy way far from her, And come not nigh the door of her house;

Ecclesiastes 8:8

There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither hath he power over the day of death; and there is no discharge in war: neither shall wickedness deliver him that is given to it.

Luke 16:2

And he called him, and said unto him, What is this that I hear of thee? render the account of thy stewardship; for thou canst be no longer steward.

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and Lazarus in like manner evil things: but now here he is comforted and thou art in anguish.

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