Parallel Verses

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.

International Standard Version

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

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


In pride and arrogance the wicked hotly pursue and persecute the afflicted;
Let them be caught in the plots 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.

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 dost thou stand afar off, O LORD? Why dost thou hide thyself in times of trouble? 2 In pride the wicked hotly pursue the afflicted;
Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised.
3 For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire and blesses the covetous, whom the LORD abhors.



Cross References

Psalm 7:16

His work shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate.

Exodus 9:17

Thou even so dost exalt thyself against my people that thou wilt not let them go.

Exodus 18:11

Now I know that the LORD is greater than all gods; for in the thing in which they dealt proudly he prevailed against them.

Psalm 9:15-16

The Gentiles are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid their own foot is taken.

Psalm 31:18

Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.

Psalm 36:11

Let not the foot of pride come against me, and let not the hand of the wicked remove me.

Psalm 59:12

For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips, let them even be taken in their pride; they shall be subject to weakness and to a curse.

Psalm 119:5

O that my ways were ordered to keep thy statutes!

Psalm 119:69

The proud have forged a lie against me, but I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart.

Psalm 119:85

The proud have dug pits for me, but they do not proceed according to thy law.

Psalm 119:122

Be surety for thy slave for good; do not let the proud do violence unto me.

Psalm 140:5

The proud have hid a snare for me and cords; they have spread a net; on the path they have set snares for me. Selah.

Proverbs 5:22

His own iniquities shall take hold of the wicked, and he shall be imprisoned with the cords of his sins.

Isaiah 10:12-13

Therefore it shall come to pass, that when the Lord has performed his whole work upon Mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will come upon the fruit of the pride of the heart of the king of Assyria, and upon the glory of his high looks.

Isaiah 14:13

Thou who said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven; upon high next to the stars of God I will exalt my throne: and I will sit upon the mount of the testimony and in the sides of the north;

Isaiah 14:16

Those that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, Is this the man that made the earth to tremble; that shook the kingdoms;

Jeremiah 43:2

Then spoke Azariah the son of Hoshaiah, and Johanan the son of Kareah, and all the proud men, saying unto Jeremiah, Thou dost speak falsely; the LORD our God has not sent thee to say, Do not go into Egypt to sojourn there:

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