Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

The soul of the wicked desires evil; his neighbor will not find mercy in his eyes.

New American Standard Bible

The soul of the wicked desires evil;
His neighbor finds no favor in his eyes.

King James Version

The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes.

Holman Bible

A wicked person desires evil;
he has no consideration for his neighbor.

International Standard Version

The soul of the wicked craves evil; he extends no mercy to his neighbor.

A Conservative Version

The soul of a wicked man desires evil. His neighbor finds no favor in his eyes.

American Standard Version

The soul of the wicked desireth evil: His neighbor findeth no favor in his eyes.

Amplified


The soul of the wicked desires evil [like an addictive substance];
His neighbor finds no compassion in his eyes.

Bible in Basic English

The desire of the evil-doer is fixed on evil: he has no kind feeling for his neighbour.

Darby Translation

The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes.

Julia Smith Translation

The soul of the unjust one desired evil: his neighbor shall not be compassionated in his eyes.

King James 2000

The soul of the wicked desires evil: his neighbor finds no favor in his eyes.

Modern King James verseion

The soul of the wicked desires evil; his neighbor finds no favor in his eyes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The soul of the ungodly wisheth evil; and hath no pity upon his neighbour.

NET Bible

The appetite of the wicked desires evil; his neighbor is shown no favor in his eyes.

New Heart English Bible

The soul of the wicked desires evil; his neighbor finds no mercy in his eyes.

The Emphasized Bible

The soul of the lawless man, craveth mischief, his own friend, findeth no favour in his eyes.

Webster

The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbor findeth no favor in his eyes.

World English Bible

The soul of the wicked desires evil; his neighbor finds no mercy in his eyes.

Youngs Literal Translation

The soul of the wicked hath desired evil, Not gracious in his eyes is his neighbour.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

אוה 
'avah 
Usage: 26

Verse Info

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

9 Better to dwell on the corner of a roof than [to] share a house with a woman of contention. 10 The soul of the wicked desires evil; his neighbor will not find mercy in his eyes. 11 With the punishment of a scoffer, the simple will become wise, and with the instruction of the wise, he will obtain knowledge.



Cross References

1 Samuel 25:8-11

Ask your servants and they will tell you! Let the young men find favor in your eyes because we have come on a feast day. Please give {whatever you have on hand} for your servants and for your son David."

Psalm 36:4

He plans sin on his bed. He puts himself on a way [that is] not good. He does not reject evil.

Psalm 52:2-3

Your tongue plans destruction, like a sharp razor, working deceit.

Psalm 112:5

[It goes] well [for] a man [who] is gracious and lends, [who] conducts his {business properly}.

Psalm 112:9

{He gives lavishly} to the needy; his righteousness endures forever. His horn rises high in honor.

Proverbs 3:29

Do not plot harm against your neighbor [who] dwells in confidence beside you.

Proverbs 12:12

The wicked covets the proceeds of evil, but the root of the righteous {bears fruit}.

Proverbs 21:13

He who closes his ear from the cry of the poor, he also will cry out and not be heard.

Isaiah 32:6-8

For a fool speaks folly, and his {mind} does iniquity: to {behave wickedly}, and to speak error concerning Yahweh, to leave [the] throat of [the] hungry empty, and he deprives [the] thirsty [of] drink.

Micah 3:2-3

[Those of you who are] haters of good and lovers of evil, [who] tear their skin from them and their flesh from their bones,

Mark 7:21-22

For from within, from the heart of people, come evil plans, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders,

1 Corinthians 10:6

Now these [things] happened [as] examples for us, so that we should not be desirers of evil [things], just as those also desired [them],

James 2:13

For judgment [is] merciless to the one who has not practiced mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

James 4:1-5

From where [are] conflicts and from where [are] quarrels among you? [Is it] not from this, from your pleasures that wage war among your members?

James 5:4-6

Behold, the wages that were held back by you from the workers who reap your fields cry out, and the cries of the reapers have come to the ears of the Lord of hosts.

1 John 2:16

because everything [that is] in the world--the desire of the flesh and the desire of the eyes and the arrogance of material possessions--is not from the Father, but is from the world.

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