Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Why has the wicked spurned God? He has said to himself, "You will not require it."

King James Version

Wherefore doth the wicked contemn God? he hath said in his heart, Thou wilt not require it.

Holman Bible

Why has the wicked despised God? He says to himself, "You will not demand an account."

International Standard Version

Why do the wicked despise God and say to themselves, "God will not seek justice."?

A Conservative Version

Why does the wicked man despise God, and say in his heart, Thou will not require [it]?

American Standard Version

Wherefore doth the wicked contemn God, And say in his heart, Thou wilt not require it ?

Amplified

Why does the wicked [man] condemn (spurn and renounce) God? Why has he thought in his heart, You will not call to account?

Bible in Basic English

Why has the evil-doer a low opinion of God, saying in his heart, You will not make search for it?

Darby Translation

Wherefore doth the wicked contemn God? He hath said in his heart, Thou wilt not require it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In what does the wicked irritate God? He has said in his heart, Thou wilt not require accountability.

Julia Smith Translation

For what did the unjust one despise God, saying in his heart, Thou wilt not search?

King James 2000

Why does the wicked renounce God? he has said in his heart, You will not require it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Why does the wicked treat God with contempt? He says in his heart, "You will not call [me] to account."

Modern King James verseion

Why do the wicked condemn God? He has said in his heart, You will not judge.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore should the wicked blaspheme God, while he doth say in his heart, "Tush, thou God careth not for it?"

NET Bible

Why does the wicked man reject God? He says to himself, "You will not hold me accountable."

New Heart English Bible

Why does the wicked person condemn God, and say in his heart, "God won't call me into account?"

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore hath the lawless one blasphemed God? He hath said in his heart, Thou wilt not require it !

Webster

Why doth the wicked contemn God? he hath said in his heart, Thou wilt not require it.

World English Bible

Why does the wicked person condemn God, and say in his heart, "God won't call me into account?"

Youngs Literal Translation

Wherefore hath the wicked despised God? He hath said in his heart, 'It is not required.'

Interlinear

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

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A Prayer For God To Throw Down The Wicked

12 Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up Your hand Do not forget the afflicted. 13 Why has the wicked spurned God? He has said to himself, "You will not require it." 14 You have seen it, for You have beheld mischief and vexation to take it into Your hand The unfortunate commits himself to You; You have been the helper of the orphan.



Cross References

Genesis 9:5

"Surely I will require your lifeblood; from every beast I will require it. And from every man, from every man's brother I will require the life of man.

Genesis 42:22

Reuben answered them, saying, "Did I not tell you, 'Do not sin against the boy'; and you would not listen? Now comes the reckoning for his blood."

Numbers 11:20

but a whole month, until it comes out of your nostrils and becomes loathsome to you; because you have rejected the LORD who is among you and have wept before Him, saying, "Why did we ever leave Egypt?"'"

2 Samuel 12:9-10

'Why have you despised the word of the LORD by doing evil in His sight? You have struck down Uriah the Hittite with the sword, have taken his wife to be your wife, and have killed him with the sword of the sons of Ammon.

2 Chronicles 24:22

Thus Joash the king did not remember the kindness which his father Jehoiada had shown him, but he murdered his son. And as he died he said, "May the LORD see and avenge!"

Psalm 74:10

How long, O God, will the adversary revile, And the enemy spurn Your name forever?

Psalm 74:18

Remember this, O LORD, that the enemy has reviled, And a foolish people has spurned Your name.

Luke 10:16

"The one who listens to you listens to Me, and the one who rejects you rejects Me; and he who rejects Me rejects the One who sent Me."

Luke 11:50-51

so that the blood of all the prophets, shed since the foundation of the world, may be charged against this generation,

1 Thessalonians 4:8

So, he who rejects this is not rejecting man but the God who gives His Holy Spirit to you.

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