Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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 righteous will see the downfall 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.

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.

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 A rod and reproof give wisdom, And a youth let away is shaming his mother. 16 In the multiplying of the wicked transgression multiplieth, And the righteous on their fall do look. 17 Chastise thy son, and he giveth thee comfort, Yea, he giveth delights to thy soul.



Cross References

Psalm 37:36

And he passeth away, and lo, he is not, And I seek him, and he is not found!

Psalm 58:10

The righteous rejoiceth that he hath seen vengeance, His steps he washeth in the blood of the wicked.

Psalm 91:8

But with thine eyes thou lookest, And the reward of the wicked thou seest,

Psalm 92:11

And mine eye looketh on mine enemies, Of those rising up against me, The evil doers, do mine ears hear.

Psalm 37:34

Look unto Jehovah, and keep His way, And He doth exalt thee to possess the land, In the wicked being cut off -- thou seest!

Psalm 92:9

For, lo, Thine enemies, O Jehovah, For, lo, Thine enemies, do perish, Separate themselves do all workers of iniquity.

Psalm 112:8

Sustained is his heart -- he feareth not, Till that he look on his adversaries.

Proverbs 29:2

In the multiplying of the righteous the people rejoice, And in the ruling of the wicked the people sigh.

Revelation 15:4

who may not fear Thee, O Lord, and glorify Thy name? because Thou alone art kind, because all the nations shall come and bow before Thee, because Thy righteous acts were manifested.'

Revelation 18:20

'Be glad over her, O heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets, because God did judge your judgment of her!'

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