Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Behold, their prosperity is not in their hand. The counsel of the wicked be 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.)

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

But notice, [you say] the prosperity of the wicked is not in their power; 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.)

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold that their good is not in their hands; the counsel of the wicked is 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 are we profited if we pray unto him? 16 Behold, their prosperity is not in their hand. The counsel of the wicked be far from me! 17 How often is the lamp of the wicked put out, and cometh their calamity upon them? Doth he distribute sorrows to them in his anger?



Cross References

Job 22:18

Yet he filled their houses with good. 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, and standeth not in the way of sinners, and sitteth not in the seat of scorners;

Genesis 49:6

My soul, come not into their council; Mine honour, be not united with their assembly; For in their anger they slew men, And in their wantonness houghed oxen.

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 depend upon their wealth, and boast themselves in the abundance of their riches. ...

Psalm 52:5-7

God shall likewise destroy thee for ever; he shall take thee away, 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 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 who hath control over the spirit to retain the spirit; and no one hath control over the day of death; and there is no discharge in that war, neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it.

Luke 16:2

And having called him, he said to him, What is this that I hear of thee? give the reckoning of thy stewardship, for thou canst be no longer steward.

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said, Child, recollect that thou hast fully received thy good things in thy lifetime, and likewise Lazarus evil things. But now he is comforted here, and thou art in suffering.

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