Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

When the wicked are increased, transgression increases, but the righteous shall look upon their fall.

New American Standard Bible

When the wicked increase, transgression increases; But the righteous will see their fall.

King James Version

When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall.

Holman Bible

When the wicked increase, rebellion increases,
but the righteous will see their downfall.

International Standard Version

As the wicked grow powerful, transgression increases, but the righteous will observe their downfall.

American Standard Version

When the wicked are increased, transgression increaseth; But the righteous shall look upon their fall.

Amplified

When the wicked are in authority, transgression increases, but the [uncompromisingly] righteous shall see the fall of the wicked.

Bible in Basic English

When evil men are in power, wrongdoing is increased; but the upright will have pleasure when they see their downfall.

Darby Translation

When the wicked increase, transgression increaseth; but the righteous shall see their fall.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increases, but the righteous shall see their fall.

Julia Smith Translation

In increasing the unjust, transion will increase: and the just all look upon their fall.

King James 2000

When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increases: but the righteous shall see their fall.

Lexham Expanded Bible

With the increase of the wicked, transgression will increase, but the righteous will look on his downfall.

Modern King James verseion

When the wicked are multiplied, sin increases; but the righteous shall see their fall.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When the ungodly come up, wickedness increaseth; but the righteous shall see their fall.

NET Bible

When the wicked increase, transgression increases, but the righteous will see their downfall.

New Heart English Bible

When the wicked increase, sin increases; but the righteous will see their downfall.

The Emphasized Bible

When the lawless become great, transgression increaseth, but, the righteous, shall behold, their ruin.

Webster

When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall.

World English Bible

When the wicked increase, sin increases; but the righteous will see their downfall.

Youngs Literal Translation

In the multiplying of the wicked transgression multiplieth, And the righteous on their fall do look.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
When the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

פּשׁע 
Pesha` 
Usage: 93

but the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

Verse Info

Context Readings

All About Life

15 The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself causes shame to his mother. 16 When the wicked are increased, transgression increases, but the righteous shall look upon their fall. 17 Correct thy son, and he will give thee rest, yea, he will give delight to thy soul.



Cross References

Psalm 37:36

But I passed by, and, lo, he was not. Yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.

Psalm 58:10

A righteous man shall rejoice when he sees the vengeance. He shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked,

Psalm 91:8

Thou shall only behold with thine eyes, and see the reward of the wicked.

Psalm 92:11

and my eye has seen my enemies. My ears have heard of the evil-doers who rise up against me.

Psalm 37:34

Wait for LORD, and keep his way, and he will exalt thee to inherit the land. When sinners are cut off, thou shall see it.

Psalm 92:9

For, lo, thine enemies, O LORD, for, lo, thine enemies shall perish. All the workers of iniquity shall be scattered.

Psalm 112:8

His heart is established, he shall not be afraid, [even] until he looks over his adversaries.

Proverbs 29:2

When the righteous are increased, the people rejoice, but when a wicked man bears rule, the people sigh.

Revelation 15:4

Who will, no, not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name, because thou alone are holy? Because all the nations will come and worship before thee, because thy righteous deeds were made known.

Revelation 18:20

Be glad over her, thou heaven, and the sanctified, and the apostles, and the prophets, because God has decreed your judgment of her.

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