Parallel Verses

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!"

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.

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."

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.

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 The righteous also shall see this, and fear, and shall laugh him to scorn. 7 "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!" 8 As for me, I am like a green olive tree in the house of God, my trust is in the tender mercy of God for ever and ever.


Cross References

Job 31:24-25

"Have I put my trust in gold? Or, have I said to the finest gold of all, 'Thou art my confidence?'

Psalm 49:6-20

There be some that put their trust in their goods, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches.

Psalm 62:9-10

As for men they are but vanity; the children of men are deceitful. Upon the weights they are altogether lighter than vanity itself.

Psalm 73:7-11

Their eyes swell with fatness, and they do even what they lust.

Psalm 73:18-20

Namely, how thou hast set them in a slippery places, that thou mayest cast them down headlong and destroy them.

Psalm 146:3-5

O put not your trust in princes, nor in any child of man, for there is no help in them.

Ecclesiastes 8:8

Neither is there any man that hath power over the spirit, to keep still the spirit, nor to have any power in the time of death: it is not he also that can make an end of the battle, neither may ungodliness deliver him that meddleth withall.

Isaiah 14:16-17

They that seek thee, shall narrowly look upon thee, and think in themselves, saying, "Is this the man, that brought all lands in fear, and made the kingdoms afraid?

Jeremiah 17:5

Thus sayeth the LORD, "Cursed be the man that putteth his trust in man, and that taketh flesh for his arm: and he, whose heart departeth from the LORD.

Hosea 12:7-8

But the merchant hath a false weight in his hand, he hath a pleasure to occupy extortion.

John 19:5

Then came Jesus forth wearing a crown of thorns and a robe of purple. And Pilate said unto them, "Behold the man."

1 Timothy 6:17

Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not exceeding wise, and that they trust not in the uncertain riches, but in the living God, which giveth us abundantly all things to enjoy them,

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