Parallel Verses

King James 2000

[A Psalm of David.] Fret not yourself because of evildoers, neither be you envious of the workers of iniquity.

New American Standard Bible

Do not fret because of evildoers, Be not envious toward wrongdoers.

King James Version

{A Psalm of David.} Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity.

Holman Bible

Davidic.Do not be agitated by evildoers;
do not envy those who do wrong.

International Standard Version

Don't be angry because of those who do evil, do not be jealous because of those who commit iniquity.

A Conservative Version

Fret not thyself because of evil-doers, nor be thou envious against those who work unrighteousness.

American Standard Version

Fret not thyself because of evil-doers, Neither be thou envious against them that work unrighteousness.

Amplified

Fret not yourself because of evildoers, neither be envious against those who work unrighteousness (that which is not upright or in right standing with God).

Bible in Basic English

Do not be angry because of the wrongdoers, or have envy of the workers of evil.

Darby Translation

{A Psalm of David.} Fret not thyself because of evil-doers, and be not envious of them that work unrighteousness;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Aleph Do not be angry with the evildoers, neither be thou envious of the workers of iniquity.

Julia Smith Translation

To David. Thou shalt not be angry at those doing evil, and thou shalt not envy those working iniquity.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not fret because of evildoers; do not be envious of doers of wickedness.

Modern King James verseion

A Psalm of David. Do not fret yourself with evil doers; and do not be envious against the workers of iniquity.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{A Psalm of David} Fret not thyself because of the ungodly; neither be thou envious against the evil doers.

NET Bible

By David. Do not fret when wicked men seem to succeed! Do not envy evildoers!

New Heart English Bible

Do not fret because of evildoers, neither be envious against those who work unrighteousness.

The Emphasized Bible

Burn not with vexation because of evil-doers, Be not envious of the workers of perversity;

Webster

A Psalm of David. Fret not thyself because of evil doers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity.

World English Bible

Don't fret because of evildoers, neither be envious against those who work unrighteousness.

Youngs Literal Translation

By David. Do not fret because of evil doers, Be not envious against doers of iniquity,

Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

1 [A Psalm of David.] Fret not yourself because of evildoers, neither be you envious of the workers of iniquity. 2 For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.


Cross References

Psalm 73:3

For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Proverbs 23:17

Let not your heart envy sinners: but be in the fear of the LORD all the day long.

Proverbs 24:19

Fret not yourself because of evil men, neither be you envious at the wicked;

Psalm 37:7

Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not yourself because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who brings wicked devices to pass.

Proverbs 3:31

Envy you not the oppressor, and choose none of his ways.

Proverbs 24:1

Be not envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them.

1 Samuel 1:6-8

And her adversary also provoked her severely to make her fret, because the LORD had shut up her womb.

Proverbs 19:3

The foolishness of man perverts his way: and his heart frets against the LORD.

Galatians 5:21

Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revelings, and such like: of which I tell you beforehand, as I have also told you in time past, that they who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

James 4:5-6

Do you think that the scripture says in vain, The spirit that dwells in us lusts to envy?

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