Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

His ways prosper at all times; Your judgments are on high, out of his sight; As for all his adversaries, he snorts at them.

King James Version

His ways are always grievous; thy judgments are far above out of his sight: as for all his enemies, he puffeth at them.

Holman Bible

His ways are always secure; Your lofty judgments are beyond his sight; he scoffs at all his adversaries.

International Standard Version

Their ways always seem prosperous. Your judgments are on high, far away from them. They scoff at all their enemies.

A Conservative Version

His ways are profane at all times. Thy judgments are far above out of his sight. As for all his adversaries, he puffs at them.

American Standard Version

His ways are firm at all times; Thy judgments are far above out of his sight: As for all his adversaries, he puffeth at them.

Amplified

His ways are grievous [or persist] at all times; Your judgments [Lord] are far above and on high out of his sight [so he never thinks about them]; as for all his foes, he sniffs and sneers at them.

Bible in Basic English

His ways are ever fixed; your decisions are higher than he may see: as for his haters, they are as nothing to him.

Darby Translation

His ways always succeed; thy judgments are far above out of his sight; as for all his adversaries, he puffeth at them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

His ways are always grievous; thy judgments are far above out of his sight; as for all his enemies, he puffs at them.

Julia Smith Translation

His ways will be in pain in all time; thy judgments high from before him: all his enemies he will puff at them.

King James 2000

His ways are always prosperous; your judgments are far above, out of his sight: as for all his enemies, he sneers at them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

His ways endure at all times. Your judgments are aloof from him. [As for] all his enemies, he scoffs at them.

Modern King James verseion

His ways are always perverted; Your judgments are high, out of his sight. As for all his enemies, he puffs at them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

His ways are always grievous; thy judgments are far above, out of his sight. Therefore defieth he all his enemies.

NET Bible

He is secure at all times. He has no regard for your commands; he disdains all his enemies.

New Heart English Bible

His ways are prosperous at all times. Your judgments are far from his sight. As for all his adversaries, he sneers at them.

The Emphasized Bible

His ways are firm at all times, On high, are thy righteous regulations, out of his sight, As for all his adversaries, he puffeth at them:

Webster

His ways are always grievous; thy judgments are far above out of his sight: as for all his enemies, he puffeth at them.

World English Bible

His ways are prosperous at all times. He is haughty, and your laws are far from his sight. As for all his adversaries, he sneers at them.

Youngs Literal Translation

Pain do his ways at all times, On high are Thy judgments before him, All his adversaries -- he puffeth at them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

חיל חוּל 
Chuwl 
Usage: 57

צרר 
Tsarar 
Usage: 54

he puffeth
פּוּח 
Puwach 
Usage: 14

Context Readings

A Prayer For God To Throw Down The Wicked

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. 6 He says to himself, "I will not be moved; Throughout all generations I will not be in adversity."



Cross References

Psalm 12:5

"Because of the devastation of the afflicted, because of the groaning of the needy, Now I will arise," says the LORD; "I will set him in the safety for which he longs."

Isaiah 26:11

O LORD, Your hand is lifted up yet they do not see it They see Your zeal for the people and are put to shame; Indeed, fire will devour Your enemies.

Genesis 6:12

God looked on the earth, and behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted their way upon the earth.

Judges 9:27

They went out into the field and gathered the grapes of their vineyards and trod them, and held a festival; and they went into the house of their god, and ate and drank and cursed Abimelech.

Judges 9:38

Then Zebul said to him, "Where is your boasting now with which you said, 'Who is Abimelech that we should serve him?' Is this not the people whom you despised? Go out now and fight with them!"

2 Samuel 5:6

Now the king and his men went to Jerusalem against the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land, and they said to David, "You shall not come in here, but the blind and lame will turn you away"; thinking, "David cannot enter here."

1 Kings 20:10-11

Ben-hadad sent to him and said, "May the gods do so to me and more also, if the dust of Samaria will suffice for handfuls for all the people who follow me."

1 Kings 20:13

Now behold, a prophet approached Ahab king of Israel and said, "Thus says the LORD, 'Have you seen all this great multitude? Behold, I will deliver them into your hand today, and you shall know that I am the LORD.'"

Psalm 92:5-6

How great are Your works, O LORD! Your thoughts are very deep.

Proverbs 1:19

So are the ways of everyone who gains by violence; It takes away the life of its possessors.

Proverbs 2:13

From those who leave the paths of uprightness To walk in the ways of darkness;

Proverbs 2:15

Whose paths are crooked, And who are devious in their ways;

Proverbs 15:24

The path of life leads upward for the wise That he may keep away from Sheol below.

Proverbs 24:1

Do not be envious of evil men, Nor desire to be with them;

Isaiah 5:12

Their banquets are accompanied by lyre and harp, by tambourine and flute, and by wine; But they do not pay attention to the deeds of the LORD, Nor do they consider the work of His hands.

Isaiah 10:1

Woe to those who enact evil statutes And to those who constantly record unjust decisions,

Isaiah 28:15

Because you have said, "We have made a covenant with death, And with Sheol we have made a pact The overwhelming scourge will not reach us when it passes by, For we have made falsehood our refuge and we have concealed ourselves with deception."

Isaiah 42:25

So He poured out on him the heat of His anger And the fierceness of battle; And it set him aflame all around, Yet he did not recognize it; And it burned him, but he paid no attention.

Hosea 9:9

They have gone deep in depravity As in the days of Gibeah; He will remember their iniquity, He will punish their sins.

Hosea 14:9

Whoever is wise, let him understand these things; Whoever is discerning, let him know them For the ways of the LORD are right, And the righteous will walk in them, But transgressors will stumble in them.

Romans 3:16

DESTRUCTION AND MISERY ARE IN THEIR PATHS,

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