Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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.

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 doth God know? and is there knowledge in the most High? 12 Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches. 13 Verily I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency.


Cross References

Psalm 52:7

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.

Psalm 17:14

From men which are thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, which have their portion in this life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.

Psalm 37:35

I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.

Psalm 49:6

They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;

Psalm 62:10

Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

Jeremiah 5:17

And they shall eat up thine harvest, and thy bread, which thy sons and thy daughters should eat: they shall eat up thy flocks and thine herds: they shall eat up thy vines and thy fig trees: they shall impoverish thy fenced cities, wherein thou trustedst, with the sword.

Jeremiah 5:28

They are waxen fat, they shine: yea, they overpass the deeds of the wicked: they judge not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, yet they prosper; and the right of the needy do they not judge.

Jeremiah 12:1-2

Righteous art thou, O LORD, when I plead with thee: yet let me talk with thee of thy judgments: Wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they happy that deal very treacherously?

Hosea 12:7-8

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

Luke 16:19

There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:

James 5:1-3

Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.

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