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 prosper at all times;
Your judgments [Lord] are on high, out of his sight [so he never thinks about them];
As for all his enemies, he 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.

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, through the pride of his countenance, does not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts. 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 has said in his heart, I shall not be moved, for I shall never be in adversity.



Cross References

Psalm 12:5

For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now I will arise, saith the LORD; I will set in safety the one whom the wicked one has ensnared.

Isaiah 26:11

LORD, when thy hand is withdrawn, they will not see: but they shall see in the end and be ashamed with the zeal of the people. And fire shall consume thine enemies.

Genesis 6:12

And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt, for all flesh had corrupted its way upon the earth.

Judges 9:27

And they went out into the fields and gathered their vineyards and trod the grapes and made merry and went into the house of their gods and ate and drank and cursed Abimelech.

Judges 9:38

Then Zebul said unto him, Where is now thy mouth, with which thou didst say, Who is Abimelech that we should serve him? Is not this the people that thou hast despised? Go out now and fight with them.

2 Samuel 5:6

Then the king and his men went to Jerusalem unto the Jebusites, who dwelt in the land, who spoke unto David, saying, Except thou take away the blind and the lame, thou shalt not come in here, thinking, David cannot come in here.

1 Kings 20:10-11

And Benhadad sent unto him again and said, The gods do so unto me, and more also, that the dust of Samaria shall not be enough for the open hands of all the people that follow me.

1 Kings 20:13

And, behold, there came a prophet unto Ahab, king of Israel, saying, Thus hath the LORD said, Hast thou seen all this great multitude? Behold, I will deliver it into thy hand today, that thou shalt know that I am the LORD.

Psalm 92:5-6

O LORD, how great are thy works! and thy thoughts are very deep.

Proverbs 1:19

So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain which takes away the life of those who possess it.

Proverbs 2:13

who leave the paths of uprightness to walk in the ways of darkness,

Proverbs 2:15

whose ways are crooked, and they are crooked in their paths;

Proverbs 15:24

The way of life is uphill to the wise, that he may separate himself from Sheol below.

Proverbs 24:1

Do not be envious of evil men, neither desire to be with them.

Isaiah 5:12

And the harp and the viol, the tambourine and flutes and wine are in their feasts; but they do not regard the work of the LORD, nor consider the work of his hands.

Isaiah 10:1

Woe unto those that establish unrighteous laws and that wilfully prescribe tyranny

Isaiah 28:15

Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with Sheol we are at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us: for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood we have hid ourselves:

Isaiah 42:25

Therefore he has poured upon him the fury of his anger and the strength of battle; he put fire round about him, yet he was careless; and it set him on fire, yet he did not lay it to heart.

Hosea 9:9

They have arrived at the depths, they have corrupted themselves as in the days of Gibeah; therefore he will remember their iniquity, he will visit their sin.

Hosea 14:9

Who is wise that he might understand this? and prudent that he might know this? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them; but the rebellious shall fall therein.

Romans 3:16

destruction and misery are in their ways,

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