Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Look, the man [who] would not make God his refuge, but he trusted in the greatness of his wealth; he took refuge in his destructiveness."

New American Standard Bible

“Behold, the man who would not make God his refuge,
But trusted in the abundance of his riches
And was strong in his evil desire.”

King James Version

Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.

Holman Bible

“Here is the man
who would not make God his refuge,
but trusted in the abundance of his riches,
taking refuge in his destructive behavior.”

International Standard Version

"Look, here is a young man who refused to make God his strength; instead, he trusted in his great wealth and made his wickedness his strength.

A Conservative Version

Lo, this is the man who did not make God his strength, but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.

American Standard Version

Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength, But trusted in the abundance of his riches, And strengthened himself in his wickedness.

Amplified


“Look, [this is] the man who would not make God his strength [his stronghold and fortress],
But trusted in the abundance of his riches,
Taking refuge in his wealth.”

Bible in Basic English

See, this is the man who did not make God his strength, but had faith in his goods and his property, and made himself

Darby Translation

Behold the man that made not God his strength, but put confidence in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his avarice.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, the man will not set God his strength, and he will trust in the multitude of his riches he will be strengthened in his mischief.

King James 2000

Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, the man who did not make God his strength, but trusted in the abundance of his riches, he was strong in his wickedness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Lo, this is the man that took not God for his strength, but trusted unto the multitude of his riches, and was mighty in his wickedness!"

NET Bible

"Look, here is the man who would not make God his protector! He trusted in his great wealth and was confident about his plans to destroy others."

New Heart English Bible

"Behold, this is the man who did not make God his strength, but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness."

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! the man who made not God his refuge, - But trusted in the abundance of his riches, Emboldened himself in his wealth!

Webster

Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.

World English Bible

"Behold, this is the man who didn't make God his strength, but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness."

Youngs Literal Translation

'Lo, the man who maketh not God his strong place, And trusteth in the abundance of his riches, He is strong in his mischiefs.'

References

Fausets

Context Readings

God Judges The Proud

6 And [the] righteous will see and fear, and will laugh at him, [saying], 7 "Look, the man [who] would not make God his refuge, but he trusted in the greatness of his wealth; he took refuge in his destructiveness." 8 But I [am] like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God. I trust the loyal love of God forever and ever.


Cross References

Job 31:24-25

"If I have made gold my trust, or I have called fine gold my security,

Psalm 49:6-20

those who trust their wealth and boast about the abundance of their riches?

Psalm 62:9-10

Only a vapor [are] men of low degree, a deception [are] men of high degree. {Weighed} in a balance, together they [are lighter] than a vapor.

Psalm 73:7-11

Their eye bulges from fat. Imaginings overflow [their] heart.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely you set them on slippery places. You cause them to fall onto ruin.

Psalm 146:3-5

Do not place trust in princes, in a son of humankind with whom there is no deliverance.

Ecclesiastes 8:8

Just as no one can control the wind to restrain the wind, so also no one can control the day of his death. Just as no one is discharged in time of war, so wickedness will not deliver the wicked.

Isaiah 14:16-17

Those who see you will stare at you, they will look closely at you: '[Is] this the man who made the earth tremble, who caused kingdoms to shake,

Jeremiah 17:5

Thus says Yahweh, "Cursed [is] the person who trusts in humankind and makes flesh his {strength}, and turns aside his heart from Yahweh.

Hosea 12:7-8

[The] trader, in his hand [are] scales of deceit; he loves to oppress.

John 19:5

Then Jesus came outside wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe, and he said to them, "Behold the man!"

1 Timothy 6:17

Command those [who are] rich in this present age not to be proud and not to put their hope in the uncertainty of riches, but in God, who provides us all [things] richly for enjoyment,

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