Parallel Verses

King James 2000

And now we call the proud happy; yea, they that work wickedness are raised up; yea, they that test God are even delivered.

New American Standard Bible

So now we call the arrogant blessed; not only are the doers of wickedness built up but they also test God and escape.’”

King James Version

And now we call the proud happy; yea, they that work wickedness are set up; yea, they that tempt God are even delivered.

Holman Bible

So now we consider the arrogant to be fortunate. Not only do those who commit wickedness prosper, they even test God and escape.”

International Standard Version

and, "Now we call the arrogant one blessed. Those who do evil prosper and those who challenge God escape the consequences.'"

A Conservative Version

And now we call the proud happy. Yea, those who work wickedness are built up. Yea, they challenge God, and escape.

American Standard Version

and now we call the proud happy; yea, they that work wickedness are built up; yea, they tempt God, and escape.

Amplified

So now we call the arrogant happy and blessed. Evildoers are exalted and prosper; and when they test God, they escape [unpunished].’”

Bible in Basic English

And now to us the men of pride seem happy; yes, the evil-doers are doing well; they put God to the test and are safe.

Darby Translation

And now we hold the proud for happy; yea, they that work wickedness are built up; yea, they tempt God, and they escape.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

We say, therefore, now, that blessed are the proud and even that those that work wickedness are prospered; those that tempted God have escaped.

Julia Smith Translation

And now we pronounce the proud happy; also they working injustice were built up; also they tried Jehovah and they will be delivered.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And now we [are] calling [the] arrogant blessed! Not only do those who do wickedness prosper; they also test God and they escape!'"

Modern King James verseion

And now we are calling the arrogant blessed. Not only are the doers of wickedness built up, they also test God, and escape.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore may we say, that the proud are happy, and that they which deal with ungodliness, are set up: for they tempt God and yet escape.'

NET Bible

So now we consider the arrogant to be happy; indeed, those who practice evil are successful. In fact, those who challenge God escape!'"

New Heart English Bible

Now we call the proud blessed; indeed, those who work wickedness prosper. They even tempt God and escape.'

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore, we are pronouncing happy - the proud, - and, the doers of lawlessness have, even been built up, and, they who have put God to the proof, have even been delivered.

Webster

And now we call the proud happy; yes, they that work wickedness are set up; even they that tempt God are delivered.

World English Bible

Now we call the proud happy; yes, those who work wickedness are built up; yes, they tempt God, and escape.'

Youngs Literal Translation

And now, we are declaring the proud happy, Yea, built up have been those doing wickedness, Yea they have tempted God, and escape.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אשׁר אשׁר 
'ashar 
Usage: 16

the proud
זד 
Zed 
Usage: 13

אשׁר אשׁר 
'ashar 
Usage: 16

רשׁעה 
Rish`ah 
Usage: 15

are set up
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

בּחן 
Bachan 
Usage: 29

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

References

Context Readings

An Overflowing Blessing

14 You have said, It is vain to serve God: and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinance, and that we have walked in mourning before the LORD of hosts? 15  And now we call the proud happy; yea, they that work wickedness are raised up; yea, they that test God are even delivered. 16 Then they that feared the LORD spoke often one to another: and the LORD hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the LORD, and that thought upon his name.



Cross References

Malachi 4:1

For, behold, the day comes, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that comes shall burn them up, says the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

Psalm 95:9

When your fathers tested me, tried me, and saw my work.

Numbers 14:22-23

Because all those men who have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have put me to the test now these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice;

Esther 5:10

Nevertheless Haman restrained himself: and when he came home, he sent and called for his friends, and Zeresh his wife.

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God brings abundantly.

Job 21:7-15

Why do the wicked live, become old, yea, are mighty in power?

Job 21:30

That the wicked are reserved to the day of destruction? they shall be brought forth to the day of wrath.

Job 22:23

If you return to the Almighty, you shall be built up, you shall put away iniquity far from your tents.

Psalm 10:3

For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire, and blesses the covetous, whom the LORD abhors.

Psalm 49:18

Though while he lived he blessed his soul: and men will praise you, when you do well for yourself.

Psalm 73:12

Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.

Psalm 78:18

And they tested God in their heart by asking food for their lust.

Psalm 78:41

Yea, they turned back and tested God, and limited the Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 78:56

Yet they tested and provoked the most high God, and kept not his testimonies:

Psalm 106:14

But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tested God in the desert.

Proverbs 12:12

The wicked desires the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yields fruit.

Ecclesiastes 9:1-2

For all this I considered in my heart even to declare all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and their works, are in the hand of God: no man knows either love or hatred by all that is before them.

Jeremiah 7:10

And come and stand before me in this house, which is called by my name, and say, We are delivered to do all these abominations?

Jeremiah 12:1-2

Righteous are you, O LORD, when I plead with you: yet let me talk with you of your judgments: Why does the way of the wicked prosper? why are all they happy that deal very treacherously?

Daniel 4:30

The king spoke, and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power, and for the honor of my majesty?

Daniel 4:37

Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, all whose works are truth, and his ways judgment: and those that walk in pride he is able to abase.

Daniel 5:20-28

But when his heart was lifted up, and his mind hardened in pride, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him:

Daniel 6:16

Then the king commanded, and they brought Daniel, and cast him into the den of lions. Now the king spoke and said unto Daniel, Your God whom you serve continually, he will deliver you.

Habakkuk 1:13-17

You are of purer eyes than to behold evil, and can not look on iniquity: why do you look upon them that deal treacherously, and hold your tongue when the wicked devours the man that is more righteous than he?

Malachi 2:17

You have wearied the LORD with your words. Yet you say, How have we wearied him? When you say, Every one that does evil is good in the sight of the LORD, and he delights in them; or, Where is the God of judgment?

Matthew 4:6-7

And said unto him, If you are the Son of God, cast yourself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning you: and in their hands they shall bear you up, lest at any time you dash your foot against a stone.

Acts 5:9

Then Peter said unto her, How is it that you have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them who have buried your husband are at the door, and shall carry you out.

Acts 12:21

And upon a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat upon his throne, and made an oration unto them.

1 Corinthians 10:9

Neither let us test Christ, as some of them also tested him, and were destroyed by serpents.

Hebrews 3:9

When your fathers tested me, proved me, and saw my works forty years.

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise, you younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resists the proud, and gives grace to the humble.



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