Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The wicked, in the haughtiness of his countenance, does not seek Him All his thoughts are, "There is no God."

King James Version

The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.

Holman Bible

In all his scheming, the wicked arrogantly thinks: "There is no accountability, [since] God does not exist."

International Standard Version

With haughty arrogance, the wicked thinks, "God will not seek justice." He always presumes "There is no God."

A Conservative Version

The wicked man, in the pride of his countenance, [says], He will not require [it]. All his thoughts are, There is no God.

American Standard Version

The wicked, in the pride of his countenance,'saith , He will not require it . All his thoughts are, There is no God.

Amplified

The wicked one in the pride of his countenance will not seek, inquire for, and yearn for God; all his thoughts are that there is no God [so He never punishes].

Bible in Basic English

The evil-doer in his pride says, God will not make a search. All his thoughts are, There is no God.

Darby Translation

The wicked saith, in the haughtiness of his countenance, He doth not search out: all his thoughts are, There is no God!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, does not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.

Julia Smith Translation

The unjust according to the height of his anger, will not seek: God is not in all his thoughts.

King James 2000

The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in any of his thoughts.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{With bald-faced pride} [the] wicked will not seek [God]. There is no God in any of his thoughts.

Modern King James verseion

Through the pride of his face the wicked will not seek Him; There is no God in all his schemes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The ungodly is so proud and full of indignation, that he careth not for God: neither is God in all his thoughts.

NET Bible

The wicked man is so arrogant he always thinks, "God won't hold me accountable; he doesn't care."

New Heart English Bible

The wicked, in the pride of his face, has no room in his thoughts for God.

The Emphasized Bible

The lawless one, in the loftiness of his countenance, will not enquire, God is not in any of his plots:

Webster

The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.

World English Bible

The wicked, in the pride of his face, has no room in his thoughts for God.

Youngs Literal Translation

The wicked according to the height of his face, inquireth not. 'God is not!' are all his devices.

Interlinear

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

גּבהּ 
Gobahh 
Usage: 17

will not seek
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

A Prayer For God To Throw Down The Wicked

3 For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire, And the greedy man curses and spurns the LORD. 4 The wicked, in the haughtiness of his countenance, does not seek Him All his thoughts are, "There is no God." 5 His ways prosper at all times; Your judgments are on high, out of his sight; As for all his adversaries, he snorts at them.



Cross References

Psalm 53:1

The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God," They are corrupt, and have committed abominable injustice; There is no one who does good.

Genesis 6:5

Then the LORD saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Exodus 5:2

But Pharaoh said, "Who is the LORD that I should obey His voice to let Israel go? I do not know the LORD, and besides, I will not let Israel go."

Deuteronomy 8:14

then your heart will become proud and you will forget the LORD your God who brought you out from the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.

Job 22:17

"They said to God, 'Depart from us!' And 'What can the Almighty do to them?'

Psalm 14:1-2

The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God " They are corrupt, they have committed abominable deeds; There is no one who does good.

Psalm 18:27

For You save an afflicted people, But haughty eyes You abase.

Psalm 27:8

When You said, "Seek My face," my heart said to You, "Your face, O LORD, I shall seek."

Psalm 36:1

Transgression speaks to the ungodly within his heart; There is no fear of God before his eyes.

Psalm 101:5

Whoever secretly slanders his neighbor, him I will destroy; No one who has a haughty look and an arrogant heart will I endure.

Proverbs 6:17

Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, And hands that shed innocent blood,

Proverbs 21:4

Haughty eyes and a proud heart, The lamp of the wicked, is sin.

Proverbs 30:9

That I not be full and deny You and say, "Who is the LORD?" Or that I not be in want and steal, And profane the name of my God.

Proverbs 30:13

There is a kind--oh how lofty are his eyes! And his eyelids are raised in arrogance.

Isaiah 2:11

The proud look of man will be abased And the loftiness of man will be humbled, And the LORD alone will be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 3:9

The expression of their faces bears witness against them, And they display their sin like Sodom; They do not even conceal it Woe to them! For they have brought evil on themselves.

Isaiah 59:7

Their feet run to evil, And they hasten to shed innocent blood; Their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity, Devastation and destruction are in their highways.

Isaiah 65:2

"I have spread out My hands all day long to a rebellious people, Who walk in the way which is not good, following their own thoughts,

Jeremiah 2:31

"O generation, heed the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness to Israel, Or a land of thick darkness? Why do My people say, 'We are free to roam; We will no longer come to You'?

Jeremiah 4:14

Wash your heart from evil, O Jerusalem, That you may be saved. How long will your wicked thoughts Lodge within you?

Daniel 5:22-23

"Yet you, his son, Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart, even though you knew all this,

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek the LORD, All you humble of the earth Who have carried out His ordinances; Seek righteousness, seek humility Perhaps you will be hidden In the day of the LORD'S anger.

Mark 7:21

"For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,

Acts 8:22

"Therefore repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray the Lord that, if possible, the intention of your heart may be forgiven you.

Romans 1:21

For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

Romans 1:28

And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge God any longer, God gave them over to a depraved mind, to do those things which are not proper,

Ephesians 2:12

remember that you were at that time separate from Christ, excluded from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.

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