Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Don’t envy evil men
or 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.

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:

Darby Translation

Be not thou envious of evil men, neither 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 Don’t envy evil men
or desire to be with them,
2 for their hearts plan violence,
and their words stir up trouble.



Cross References

Psalm 37:1

Davidic.Do not be agitated by evildoers;
do not envy those who do wrong.

Proverbs 3:31

Don’t envy a violent man
or choose any of his ways;

Proverbs 23:17

Don’t let your heart envy sinners;
instead, always fear the Lord.

Proverbs 24:19

Don’t be agitated by evildoers,
and don’t envy the wicked.

Psalm 73:3

For I envied the arrogant;
I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Genesis 13:10-13

Lot looked out and saw that the entire Jordan Valley as far as Zoar was well watered everywhere like the Lord’s garden and the land of Egypt. This was before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.

Genesis 19:1-11

The two angels entered Sodom in the evening as Lot was sitting at Sodom’s gate. When Lot saw them, he got up to meet them. He bowed with his face to the ground

Psalm 26:9

Do not destroy me along with sinners,
or my life along with men of bloodshed

Psalm 37:7

Be silent before the Lord and wait expectantly for Him;
do not be agitated by one who prospers in his way,
by the man who carries out evil plans.

Proverbs 1:11-15

If they say—“Come with us!
Let’s set an ambush and kill someone.
Let’s attack some innocent person just for fun!

Proverbs 13:20

The one who walks with the wise will become wise,
but a companion of fools will suffer harm.

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the works of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, moral impurity, promiscuity,

James 4:5-6

Or do you think it’s without reason the Scripture says that the Spirit who lives in us yearns jealously?

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