Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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 walk or prowl about on every side, as vileness is exalted [and baseness is rated high] 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.

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 Yahweh, will protect them. You will preserve him from this generation always. 8 [The] wicked prowl about when vileness [is] exalted among [the] children of humankind.


Cross References

Judges 9:18-57

but today you have risen against the house of my father and killed his sons, seventy men on one stone, and you have made Abimelech, the son of his slave woman, a king over the lords 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 [your] wife. Only be {a brave warrior} for me and fight the battles of Yahweh." For Saul thought, "My hand will not be against him, but let the hand of [the] Philistines be against him."

Esther 3:6-15

But {he considered it beneath him} to lay hands on Mordecai only, for they told him of Mordecai's people, and Haman sought to destroy all the Jews, the people of Mordecai, who [were] in the kingdom of Ahasuerus.

Job 30:8

{A senseless crowd}, yes, {a disreputable brood}, they were cast out from the land.

Psalm 55:10-11

Day and night they go around it on its walls, and iniquity and trouble [are] in its midst.

Proverbs 29:12

A ruler listening to a word of falsehood, all his officials are wicked.

Isaiah 32:4-6

And [the] {minds} of [the] rash will understand {knowledge}, and [the] tongues of stammerers will hasten to speak clearly.

Daniel 11:21

And in his place a despicable person will arise on whom they have not conferred the majesty of [the] kingdom, and he will come in {without warning} and he will seize [the] kingdom by deceit.

Hosea 5:11

Ephraim is oppressed, crushed [in] judgment, because he was determined to go after filth.

Micah 6:16

For you have observed the regulations of Omri and all the works of the house of Ahab. And you have walked in their counsels, so that I am making you a desolation and your inhabitants an object of scorn. So you will bear the scorn of my people.

Mark 14:63-65

And the high priest tore his clothes [and] said, "What further need do we have of witnesses?

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