Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

Behold, these are the ungodly, who are at ease 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.

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 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 does God know? And is there knowledge in the Most High? 12 Behold, these are the ungodly, who are at ease in the world; they increase in riches. 13 Surely I have made my heart pure in vain, and washed my hands in innocence.


Cross References

Psalm 52:7

Behold, the man who did not make God his strength, but trusted in the abundance of his riches, he was strong in his wickedness.

Psalm 17:14

from men by Your hand, O Jehovah, from men of the world whose portion is in this life, and whose belly You fill with Your treasure. They are satisfied with sons, and will leave their riches to their babes.

Psalm 37:35

I have seen the wicked ruthless, and spreading himself like a luxuriant native tree.

Psalm 49:6

Those who trust in their wealth, and their many riches, boast themselves.

Psalm 62:10

Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery; if riches increase, do not set your heart on them.

Jeremiah 5:17

And they shall eat up your harvest and your bread. They will devour your sons and your daughters. They shall eat up your flocks and your herds; they shall eat up your vines and your fig-trees. One shall beat down your fortified cities with the sword, those in which you trust.

Jeremiah 5:28

They have become fat, they shine. Yes, they go past the deeds of the wicked; they do not judge the cause, the cause of the fatherless, that they may get rich; and they do not judge the right of the needy.

Jeremiah 12:1-2

Righteous are You, O Jehovah, that I might contend with You; yet let me speak with You about Your judgments. Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why are all those happy who deal treacherously?

Hosea 12:7-8

He is a merchant; the scales of deceit are in his hand; he loves to oppress.

Luke 16:19

There was a certain rich man who was customarily clothed in purple and fine linen and making merry in luxury every day.

James 5:1-3

Come now, rich ones, weep and howl for your hardships coming on.

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