Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 increase in riches.

Bible in Basic English

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, these ungodly men, without being troubled by the world obtain 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 can God know, and is there knowledge in the Most High? 12 Behold, these are the wicked, and they prosper in the world: they heap up riches. 13 Truly have I purified my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency:


Cross References

Psalm 52:7

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

Psalm 17:14

From men who are thy hand, O Jehovah, from men of this age: their portion is in this life, and their belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure; they have their fill of sons, and leave the rest of their substance to their children.

Psalm 37:35

I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading like a green tree in its native soil:

Psalm 49:6

They depend upon their wealth, and boast themselves in the abundance of their riches. ...

Psalm 62:10

Put not confidence in oppression, and become not vain in robbery; if wealth increase, set not your heart upon it.

Jeremiah 5:17

And they shall eat up thy harvest and thy bread, they shall eat up thy sons and thy daughters, they shall eat up thy flocks and thy herds, they shall eat up thy vines and thy fig-trees; they shall destroy with the sword thy strong cities, wherein thou trustedst.

Jeremiah 5:28

They are become fat, they shine, yea, they surpass in deeds of wickedness; they judge not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, and they prosper; and the right of the needy do they not adjudge.

Jeremiah 12:1-2

Righteous art thou, Jehovah, when I plead with thee; yet will I speak with thee of thy judgments. Wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they at ease that deal very treacherously?

Hosea 12:7-8

He is a merchant, balances of deceit are in his hand; he loveth to oppress.

Luke 16:19

Now there was a rich man and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, making good cheer in splendour every day.

James 5:1-3

Go to now, ye rich, weep, howling over your miseries that are coming upon you.

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