Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! not in their own hand, is their welfare, The counsel of lawless men, 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.)

American Standard Version

Lo, their prosperity is 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.

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? Or what shall we profit, that we should urge him? 16 Lo! not in their own hand, is their welfare, The counsel of lawless men, is far from me! 17 How oft, the lamp of the lawless, goeth out, and their calamity, cometh upon them, Sorrows, apportioneth he in his anger;



Cross References

Job 22:18

Yet, he, had filled their houses with good! The counsel of the lawless, then, is far from me:

Psalm 1:1

How happy the man, who hath not walked in the counsel of the lawless, - and, in the way of sinners, hath not stood, and, in the seat of scoffers, hath not sat;

Genesis 49:6

Into their circle, do not thou enter my soul! In their convocation, do not thou join mine honour! For in their anger, they slew brave men, And in their wantonness, they hamstrung oxen.

Job 1:21

and said - Naked came I forth from the womb of my mother, and naked must I return thither, Yahweh, gave, and, Yahweh, hath taken away, - The name of Yahweh be blessed!

Job 12:9-10

Who knoweth not, among all these, that, the hand of Yahweh, hath done this?

Psalm 49:6-7

As for them who are trusting in their wealth, - And, in the abundance of their riches, do boast themselves,

Psalm 52:5-7

GOD also, will break thee down utterly, He will snatch thee up and tear thee away tentless, And uproot thee, out of the land of the living. Selah.

Proverbs 1:10

My son, if sinners entice thee, do not consent.

Proverbs 5:8

Keep far from her thy way, and do not go near the opening of her house:

Ecclesiastes 8:8

No man, hath power over the spirit, to retain the spirit, and, none, hath power over the day of death, and there is no furlough in war, - neither shall lawlessness deliver them who are given thereto.

Luke 16:2

And, accosting him, he said unto him - What is this I hear of thee? Render the account of thy stewardship, for thou canst no longer be steward.

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said - Child! remember - That thou didst duly received thy good things in thy life, and, Lazarus, in like manner, the evil things; but, now, here, he is comforted, and, thou, art in anguish.

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