Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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 It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than to share a house with a contentious woman. 10 The soul of the wicked desires evil; his neighbor finds no mercy in his eyes. 11 When the mocker is punished, the simple gains wisdom. When the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.



Cross References

1 Samuel 25:8-11

Ask your young men, and they will tell you. Therefore, let the young men find favor in your eyes; for we come in a good day. Please give whatever comes to your hand, to your servants, and to your son David.'"

Psalm 36:4

He plots iniquity on his bed. He sets himself in a way that is not good. He doesn't abhor evil.

Psalm 52:2-3

Your tongue plots destruction, like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.

Psalm 112:5

It is well with the man who deals graciously and lends. He will maintain his cause in judgment.

Psalm 112:9

He has dispersed, he has given to the poor. His righteousness endures forever. His horn will be exalted with honor.

Proverbs 3:29

Don't devise evil against your neighbor, since he dwells securely by you.

Proverbs 12:12

The wicked desires the plunder of evil men, but the root of the righteous flourishes.

Proverbs 21:13

Whoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he will also cry out, but shall not be heard.

Isaiah 32:6-8

For the fool will speak folly, and his heart will work iniquity, to practice profanity, and to utter error against Yahweh, To make empty the soul of the hungry, and to cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.

Micah 3:2-3

You who hate the good, and love the evil; who tear off their skin, and their flesh from off their bones;

Mark 7:21-22

For from within, out of the hearts of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, sexual sins, murders, thefts,

1 Corinthians 10:6

Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.

James 2:13

For judgment is without mercy to him who has shown no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

James 4:1-5

Where do wars and fightings among you come from? Don't they come from your pleasures that war in your members?

James 5:4-6

Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you have kept back by fraud, cry out, and the cries of those who reaped have entered into the ears of the Lord of Armies.

1 John 2:16

For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, isn't the Father's, but is the world's.

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