Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Be not thou envious of evil men, neither desire to be with them;

New American Standard Bible

Do not be envious of evil men, Nor desire to be with them;

King James Version

Be not thou envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them.

Holman Bible

Don't envy evil men or desire to be with them,

International Standard Version

Don't be envious of wicked men or wish you were with them,

A Conservative Version

Be not thou envious against evil men, nor desire to be with them.

American Standard Version

Be not thou envious against evil men; Neither desire to be with them:

Amplified

Be not envious of evil men, nor desire to be with them;

Bible in Basic English

Have no envy for evil men, or any desire to be with them:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do not be envious of evil men, neither desire to be with them.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not envy against men of evil, thou shalt not desire to be with them.

King James 2000

Be not envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not envy men of evil, and do not desire to be with them.

Modern King James verseion

Do not be jealous of evil men, nor desire to be with them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be not thou jealous over wicked men, and desire not thou to be among them.

NET Bible

Do not envy evil people, do not desire to be with them;

New Heart English Bible

Do not be envious of evil men; neither desire to be with them:

The Emphasized Bible

Be not thou envious of wicked men, neither crave to be with them;

Webster

Be not thou envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them.

World English Bible

Don't be envious of evil men; neither desire to be with them:

Youngs Literal Translation

Be not envious of evil men, And desire not to be with them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be not thou envious
קנא 
Qana' 
Usage: 34

men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

אוה 
'avah 
Usage: 26

References

Context Readings

Learning From Your Father

1 Be not thou envious of evil men, neither desire to be with them; 2 for their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief.



Cross References

Psalm 37:1

{A Psalm of David.} Fret not thyself because of evil-doers, and be not envious of them that work unrighteousness;

Proverbs 3:31

Envy not the man of violence, and choose none of his ways.

Proverbs 23:17

Let not thy heart envy sinners, but be thou in the fear of Jehovah all the day;

Proverbs 24:19

Fret not thyself because of evil-doers, and be not envious of the wicked:

Psalm 73:3

For I was envious at the arrogant, seeing the prosperity of the wicked.

Genesis 13:10-13

And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of the Jordan that it was thoroughly watered, before Jehovah had destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah; as the garden of Jehovah, like the land of Egypt, as one goes to Zoar.

Genesis 19:1-11

And the two angels came to Sodom at even. And Lot was sitting in the gate of Sodom. And Lot saw them, and rose up to meet them; and he bowed down, the face toward the ground,

Psalm 26:9

Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with men of blood;

Psalm 37:7

Rest in Jehovah, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him that prospereth in his way, because of the man that bringeth mischievous devices to pass.

Proverbs 1:11-15

If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk secretly for the innocent without cause;

Proverbs 13:20

He that walketh with wise men becometh wise; but a companion of the foolish will be depraved.

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are fornication, uncleanness, licentiousness,

James 4:5-6

Think ye that the scripture speaks in vain? Does the Spirit which has taken his abode in us desire enviously?

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