Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The wicked strut about on every side
When vileness is exalted among the sons of men.

King James Version

The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are exalted.

Holman Bible

The wicked wander everywhere,
and what is worthless is exalted by the human race.

International Standard Version

The wicked, however, keep walking around, exalting the vileness of human beings. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.

A Conservative Version

The wicked walk on every side when vileness is exalted among the sons of men.

American Standard Version

The wicked walk on every side, When vileness is exalted among the sons of men.

Amplified


The wicked strut about [in pompous self-importance] on every side,
As vileness is exalted and baseness is prized among the sons of men.

Bible in Basic English

The sinners are walking on every side, and evil is honoured among the children of men.

Darby Translation

The wicked walk about on every side, when vileness is exalted among the children of men.

Julia Smith Translation

The unjust shall walk round about as the rising of a tempest to the sons of man.

King James 2000

The wicked prowl on every side, when vile men are exalted.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] wicked prowl about when vileness [is] exalted among [the] children of humankind.

Modern King James verseion

The wicked walk on every side, when vileness is praised by the sons of men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The ungodly walk on every side; when they are exalted, the children of men are put to rebuke.

NET Bible

for the wicked seem to be everywhere, when people promote evil.

New Heart English Bible

The wicked walk on every side, when what is vile is exalted among the sons of men.

The Emphasized Bible

On every side, the lawless, march about, - when worthlessness is exalted by the sons of men.

Webster

The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are exalted.

World English Bible

The wicked walk on every side, when what is vile is exalted among the sons of men. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.

Youngs Literal Translation

Around the wicked walk continually, According as vileness is exalted by sons of men!

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Context Readings

Oppression By The Wicked

7 You, O Lord, will keep them;
You will preserve him from this generation forever.
8 The wicked strut about on every side
When vileness is exalted among the sons of men.


Cross References

Judges 9:18-57

but you have risen against my father’s house today and have killed his sons, seventy men, on one stone, and have made Abimelech, the son of his maidservant, king over the men of Shechem, because he is your relative—

1 Samuel 18:17-18

Then Saul said to David, “Here is my older daughter Merab; I will give her to you as a wife, only be a valiant man for me and fight the Lord’s battles.” For Saul thought, “My hand shall not be against him, but let the hand of the Philistines be against him.”

Esther 3:6-15

But he disdained to lay hands on Mordecai alone, for they had told him who the people of Mordecai were; therefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews, the people of Mordecai, who were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus.

Job 30:8

Fools, even those without a name,
They were scourged from the land.

Psalm 55:10-11

Day and night they go around her upon her walls,
And iniquity and mischief are in her midst.

Proverbs 29:12

If a ruler pays attention to falsehood,
All his ministers become wicked.

Isaiah 32:4-6

The mind of the hasty will discern the truth,
And the tongue of the stammerers will hasten to speak clearly.

Daniel 11:21

In his place a despicable person will arise, on whom the honor of kingship has not been conferred, but he will come in a time of tranquility and seize the kingdom by intrigue.

Hosea 5:11

Ephraim is oppressed, crushed in judgment,
Because he was determined to follow man’s command.

Micah 6:16

“The statutes of Omri
And all the works of the house of Ahab are observed;
And in their devices you walk.
Therefore I will give you up for destruction
And your inhabitants for derision,
And you will bear the reproach of My people.”

Mark 14:63-65

Tearing his clothes, the high priest *said, “What further need do we have of witnesses?

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