Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

The wicked one arrogantly pursues the afflicted, who are trapped in the schemes he devises.

New American Standard Bible

In pride the wicked hotly pursue the afflicted; Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised.

King James Version

The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.

Holman Bible

In arrogance the wicked relentlessly pursue the afflicted;
let them be caught in the schemes they have devised.

A Conservative Version

In the pride of the wicked man the poor man is hotly pursued. Let them be taken in the devices that they have conceived.

American Standard Version

In the pride of the wicked the poor is hotly pursued; Let them be taken in the devices that they have conceived.

Amplified

The wicked in pride and arrogance hotly pursue and persecute the poor; let them be taken in the schemes which they have devised.

Bible in Basic English

The evil-doer in his pride is cruel to the poor; let him be taken by the tricks of his invention.

Darby Translation

The wicked, in his pride, doth hotly pursue the afflicted. They shall be taken in the devices that they have imagined.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The wicked in his pride persecutes the poor; let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.

Julia Smith Translation

In the pride of the unjust he will burn the poor: they shall be taken in the devices that they purposed.

King James 2000

The wicked in his pride does persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In arrogance [the] wicked persecutes [the] poor. Let them be caught in [the] schemes that they devised,

Modern King James verseion

The wicked in his pride persecutes the poor; let them be taken in the plans that they have imagined.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

While the ungodly hath the overhand, the poor must suffer persecution; let them be taken in the crafty wiliness that they have imagined!

NET Bible

The wicked arrogantly chase the oppressed; the oppressed are trapped by the schemes the wicked have dreamed up.

New Heart English Bible

In arrogance, the wicked hunt down the weak. They are caught in the schemes that they devise.

The Emphasized Bible

In the pride of the lawless one, he hotly pursueth the poor, let them be caught in the plots which they have devised!

Webster

The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.

World English Bible

In arrogance, the wicked hunt down the weak. They are caught in the schemes that they devise.

Youngs Literal Translation

Through the pride of the wicked, Is the poor inflamed, They are caught in devices that they devised.

Interlinear

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

in his pride
גּאוה 
Ga`avah 
Usage: 19

the poor
עני 
`aniy 
Usage: 75

תּפשׂ 
Taphas 
Usage: 65

זוּ 
Zuw 
Usage: 15

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A Prayer For God To Throw Down The Wicked

1 Why do you stand far away, LORD? Why do you hide in times of distress? 2 The wicked one arrogantly pursues the afflicted, who are trapped in the schemes he devises. 3 For the wicked one boasts about his own desire; he blesses the greedy and despises the LORD.



Cross References

Psalm 7:16

The trouble he planned will return on his own head, and his violence will descend on his skull.

Exodus 9:17

You are still acting arrogantly against my people by not letting them go.

Exodus 18:11

Now I know that the LORD is greater than all other gods, because of what happened to the Egyptians when they acted arrogantly against Israel."

Psalm 9:15-16

The nations have sunk down into the pit they made, their feet are ensnared in the trap they set.

Psalm 31:18

Let the lying lips be made still, especially those who speak arrogantly against the righteous with pride and contempt.

Psalm 36:11

Do not let the foot of the proud crush me; and do not let the hand of the wicked dissuade me.

Psalm 59:12

The sin of their mouth is the word on their lips. They will be caught in their own conceit; for they speak curses and lies.

Psalm 119:5

Oh, that my ways were steadfast, so I may keep your statutes.

Psalm 119:69

The arrogant have accused me falsely; but I will observe your precepts wholeheartedly.

Psalm 119:85

The arrogant have dug pitfalls for me disobeying your instruction.

Psalm 119:122

Back up your servant in a positive way; do not let the arrogant oppress me.

Psalm 140:5

The arrogant have laid a trap for me; they have spread a net with ropes, lining it with snares along the way. Interlude

Proverbs 5:22

The wicked person's iniquities will capture him, and he will be held with the cords of his sin.

Isaiah 10:12-13

"For the Lord has finished all his work against Mount Zion and against Jerusalem; he will punish the speech that comes from that willful heart of Assyria's king and the haughty look in his eyes.

Isaiah 14:13

You said in your heart, "I'll ascend to heaven, above the stars of God. I'll erect my throne; I'll sit on the Mount of Assembly in the far reaches of the north;

Isaiah 14:16

"Those who see you will stare at you. They will wonder about you: "Is this the man who made the earth tremble, who made kingdoms quake,

Jeremiah 43:2

Hoshaiah's son Azariah, Kareah's son Johanan, and all the arrogant men told Jeremiah, "You're lying! The LORD our God didn't send you to say, "Don't go to Egypt to settle there.'

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