Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 bringeth his mother to shame. 16 When the wicked increase, transgression increaseth; but the righteous shall see their fall. 17 Chasten thy son, and he shall give thee rest, and shall give delight unto thy soul.



Cross References

Psalm 37:36

but he passed away, and behold, he was not; and I sought him, but he was not found.

Psalm 58:10

The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance; he shall wash his footsteps in the blood of the wicked:

Psalm 91:8

Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold, and see the reward of the wicked.

Psalm 92:11

And mine eye shall see its desire on mine enemies; mine ears shall hear it of the evil-doers that rise up against me.

Psalm 37:34

Wait for Jehovah, and keep his way, and he will exalt thee to possess the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.

Psalm 92:9

For lo, thine enemies, O Jehovah, for lo, thine enemies shall perish; all the workers of iniquity shall be scattered.

Psalm 112:8

His heart is maintained, he is not afraid, until he see his desire upon his oppressors.

Proverbs 29:2

When the righteous increase, the people rejoice; but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.

Revelation 15:4

Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name? for thou only art holy; for all nations shall come and do homage before thee; for thy righteousnesses have been made manifest.

Revelation 18:20

Rejoice over her, heaven, and ye saints and apostles and prophets; for God has judged your judgment upon her.

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