Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Be not thou envious of wicked men, neither crave 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

Do not be 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:

Darby Translation

Be not thou 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:

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 wicked men, neither crave to be with them; 2 For, violence, their heart muttereth, and, mischief, their lips do speak.



Cross References

Psalm 37:1

Burn not with vexation because of evil-doers, Be not envious of the workers of perversity;

Proverbs 3:31

Do not thou envy the man of violence, neither choose thou any of his ways;

Proverbs 23:17

Let not thy heart be envious of sinners, only of the reverence of Yahweh, all day long;

Proverbs 24:19

Burn not with vexation against evil doers, be not envious of lawless men;

Psalm 73:3

For I was envious of the boasters, At the prosperity of the lawless, used I to look.

Genesis 13:10-13

So Lot lifted up his eyes and beheld all the circuit of the Jordan, that the whole of it, was well-watered, - before Yahweh destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, like the Garden of Yahweh, like the land of Egypt, as thou enterest into Zoar.

Genesis 19:1-11

So the two messengers went in towards Sodom at eventide, Lot, being seated in the gate of Sodom, - so Lot beheld and rose up to meet them, and bowed himself with his face to the earth.

Psalm 26:9

Do not remove, with sinners, my soul, nor, with men of bloodshed, my life;

Psalm 37:7

Be resigned to Yahweh, yea wait with longing for him; Burn not with vexation at him who prospereth in his way, - at the man who doeth wickedness.

Proverbs 1:11-15

If they say - Come with us, - Let us lie in wait for blood, Let us watch in secret for him who is needlessly innocent;

Proverbs 13:20

He that walketh with the wise, becometh wise, but, the friend of dullards, becometh foolish.

Galatians 5:19-21

Manifest, however, are the works of the flesh, which, indeed, are - fornication, impurity, wantonness,

James 4:5-6

Or think ye that, in vain, the scripture speaketh? Is it, for envying, that the spirit which hath taken an abode within us doth crave?

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