Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.

Bible in Basic English

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

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.

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 doth GOD know? And is there knowledge in the Most High? 12 Lo! these, are the lawless, Who are secure for an age, They have attained unto wealth. 13 Altogether in vain, Have I cleansed my heart, And bathed in pureness, my hands;


Cross References

Psalm 52:7

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

Psalm 17:14

From men who are thy hand, O Yahweh, From the men of this age, whose portion, is among the living, and, with thy treasure, thou fillest their bosom, - They must be satisfied with sons, And must leave their abundance to their children: -

Psalm 37:35

I have seen a lawless man, a tyrant, and spreading himself out, like a cedar in Lebanon;

Psalm 49:6

As for them who are trusting in their wealth, - And, in the abundance of their riches, do boast themselves,

Psalm 62:10

Do not trust in extortion, Nor, with robbery, become vain, As for wealth, when it beareth fruit, Do not set thereon your heart.

Jeremiah 5:17

Then shall it eat thy harvest and thy bread which thy sons and thy daughters should eat, - It shall eat thy flock and thy herd, It shall eat thy vine and thy fig-tree, - It shall destroy thy defenced cities wherein thou, art trusting, with the sword.

Jeremiah 5:28

They have waxed fat, they shine Yea they have overpassed the records of wickedness. The right, have they not determined, the right of the fatherless that they might prosper, - Yea justice to the helpless, have they not decreed.

Jeremiah 12:1-2

Righteous, art thou O Yahweh, when I present my pleading unto thee, - Yet, concerning the things that are right, let me speak with thee, - Wherefore hath, the way of the lawless, prospered? Wherefore have all, utter traitors, been at ease?

Hosea 12:7-8

A trafficker! in his hand, are balances of deceit, to oppress, he loveth.

Luke 16:19

Now, a certain man, was rich, and he used to clothe himself with purple and fine linen, making merry day by day, brilliantly.

James 5:1-3

Come now! ye wealthy! Weep ye, howling, for your hardships which are coming upon you:

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