Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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 shall keep them, O LORD, you shall preserve them from this generation forever. 8 The wicked prowl on every side, when vile men are exalted.


Cross References

Judges 9:18-57

And you are risen up against my father's house this day, and have slain his sons, threescore and ten persons, upon one stone, and have made Abimelech, the son of his maidservant, king over the men of Shechem, because he is your brother;)

1 Samuel 18:17-18

And Saul said to David, Behold my elder daughter Merab, her will I give you as your wife: only be you valiant for me, and fight the LORD'S battles. For Saul said, Let not my hand be upon him, but let the hand of the Philistines be upon him.

Esther 3:6-15

And he disdained to lay hands on Mordecai alone; for they had made known to him the people of Mordecai: therefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews that were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus, even the people of Mordecai.

Job 30:8

They were children of fools, yea, children of base men: they were viler than the earth.

Psalm 55:10-11

Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof: mischief also and sorrow are in the midst of it.

Proverbs 29:12

If a ruler hearkens to lies, all his servants are wicked.

Isaiah 32:4-6

The heart also of the rash shall understand knowledge, and the tongue of the stammerers shall be ready to speak plainly.

Daniel 11:21

And in his place shall arise a vile person, to whom they shall not give the honor of royalty: but he shall come in peaceably, and seize the kingdom by flatteries.

Hosea 5:11

Ephraim is oppressed and broken in judgment, because he willingly walked after a human commandment.

Micah 6:16

For the statutes of Omri are kept, and all the works of the house of Ahab, and you walk in their counsels; that I should make you a desolation, and your inhabitants a hissing: therefore you shall bear the reproach of my people.

Mark 14:63-65

Then the high priest tore his clothes, and said, What need have we of any further witnesses?

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