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, in the haughtiness of his face, will not seek nor inquire for Him;
All his thoughts are, “There is no God [so there is no accountability or punishment].”

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!

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

God

Context Readings

A Prayer For God To Throw Down The Wicked

3 For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire and blesses the covetous, whom the LORD abhors. 4 The wicked, in the haughtiness of his countenance, does not seek Him.
All his thoughts are, “There is no God.”
5 His ways are always grievous; thy judgments are far above out of his sight; as for all his enemies, he puffs at them.



Cross References

Psalm 53:1

The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They have corrupted themselves and have done abominable iniquity; there is no one that does good.

Genesis 6:5

And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Exodus 5:2

And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, that I should hearken to his voice to let Israel go? I do not know the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.

Deuteronomy 8:14

then thine heart be lifted up, and thou forget the LORD thy God, who brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, from the house of slavery,

Job 22:17

Who said unto God, Depart from us; and what can the Almighty do unto us?

Psalm 14:1-2

The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is no one that does good.

Psalm 18:27

Therefore thou wilt save the humble people; but wilt bring down high looks.

Psalm 27:8

My heart has spoken unto me from thee, Seek my face. Thy face, O LORD, will I seek.

Psalm 36:1

The rebellion of the wicked saith to my heart that there is no fear of God before his eyes.

Psalm 101:5

Whosoever secretly slanders his neighbour, I will cut off; he that has a high look and a proud heart I will not suffer.

Proverbs 6:17

A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,

Proverbs 21:4

A high look and a proud heart, which is the fire of the wicked, is sin.

Proverbs 30:9

Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and blaspheme the name of my God.

Proverbs 30:13

There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes! and their eyelids are lifted up.

Isaiah 2:11

The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 3:9

The appearance of their countenance witnesses against them, and they declare their sin as Sodom; they hide it not. Woe unto their soul! For they have rewarded evil unto themselves.

Isaiah 59:7

Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood; their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are their paths.

Isaiah 65:2

I have spread out my hands all the day unto a rebellious people, who walk in a way that was not good, after their own thoughts;

Jeremiah 2:31

O generation, see ye the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness unto Israel? a land of darkness? Why do my people say, We are lords; we will come no more unto thee?

Jeremiah 4:14

O Jerusalem, wash thine heart from wickedness that thou may be saved. How long shalt thou entertain the thoughts of thy iniquity within thee?

Daniel 5:22-23

And thou his son, O Belshazzar, hast not humbled thine heart, though thou knewest all this;

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek ye the LORD, all ye humble of the earth, who have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek humility: it may be ye shall be kept in the day of the LORD's anger.

Mark 7:21

For from within, out of the heart of men, come forth the evil thoughts, the adulteries, the fornications, the murders,

Acts 8:22

Repent therefore of this thy wickedness and pray God, if perhaps this thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee.

Romans 1:21

because having known God, they did not glorify him as God, neither were thankful, but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

Romans 1:28

And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a perverse understanding, to do those things which are not convenient,

Ephesians 2:12

that at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world,

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