Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Truly, such are the sinners; they do well at all times, and their wealth is increased.

New American Standard Bible

Behold, these are the wicked;
And always at ease, they have increased in wealth.

King James Version

Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.

Holman Bible

Look at them—the wicked!
They are always at ease,
and they increase their wealth.

International Standard Version

Just look at these wicked people! They're perpetually carefree as they increase their wealth.

A Conservative Version

Behold, these are the wicked, and those who always prosper. They have possessed wealth.

American Standard Version

Behold, these are the wicked; And, being alway at ease, they increase in riches.

Amplified


Behold, these are the ungodly,
Who always prosper and are at ease [in the world]; they have increased in wealth.

Darby Translation

Behold, these are the wicked, and they prosper in the world: they heap up riches.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, these the unjust, and they being secure of the world increased riches.

King James 2000

Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.

Lexham Expanded Bible

See, these [are the] wicked, and they increase wealth, ever carefree.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, these are the ungodly, who are at ease in the world; they increase in riches.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Lo, these are the ungodly, these prosper in the world, these have riches in possession;

NET Bible

Take a good look! This is what the wicked are like, those who always have it so easy and get richer and richer.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, these are the wicked. Being always at ease, they increase in riches.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! these, are the lawless, Who are secure for an age, They have attained unto wealth.

Webster

Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.

World English Bible

Behold, these are the wicked. Being always at ease, they increase in riches.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, these are the wicked and easy ones of the age, They have increased strength.

References

Hastings

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

11 And they say, How will the Lord see this? is there knowledge in the Most High? 12 Truly, such are the sinners; they do well at all times, and their wealth is increased. 13 As for me, I have made my heart clean to no purpose, washing my hands in righteousness;


Cross References

Psalm 52:7

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

Psalm 52:7

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

Psalm 37:35

I have seen the evil-doer in great power, covering the earth like a great tree.

Psalm 49:6

Even of those whose faith is in their wealth, and whose hearts are lifted up because of their stores.

Psalm 62:10

Have no faith in the rewards of evil-doing, or in profits wrongly made: if your wealth is increased, do not put your hopes on it.

Jeremiah 5:17

They will take all the produce of your fields, which would have been food for your sons and your daughters: they will take your flocks and your herds: they will take all your vines and your fig-trees: and with the sword they will make waste your walled towns in which you put your faith.

Jeremiah 5:28

They have become fat and strong: they have gone far in works of evil: they give no support to the cause of the child without a father, so that they may do well; they do not see that the poor man gets his rights.

Jeremiah 12:1-2

You are in the right, O Lord, when I put my cause before you: still let me take up with you the question of your decisions: why does the evil-doer do well? why are the workers of deceit living in comfort?

Hosea 12:7-8

As for Canaan, the scales of deceit are in his hands; he takes pleasure in twisted ways.

Luke 16:19

Now there was a certain man of great wealth, who was dressed in fair clothing of purple and delicate linen, and was shining and glad every day.

James 5:1-3

Come now, you men of wealth, give yourselves to weeping and crying because of the bitter troubles which are coming to you.

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