Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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 "Tush," say they, "How should God perceive it? Is there knowledge in the most high?" 12 Lo, these are the ungodly, these prosper in the world, these have riches in possession; 13 and I said, "Then have I cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency?


Cross References

Psalm 52:7

"Lo, this is the man that took not God for his strength, but trusted unto the multitude of his riches, and was mighty in his wickedness!"

Psalm 17:14

From the men of thy hand, O LORD, from the men, I say, and from the evil world, which have their portion in this life, whose bellies thou fillest with thy hid treasure.

Psalm 37:35

I myself have seen the ungodly in great power, and flourishing like a green bay-tree.

Psalm 49:6

There be some that put their trust in their goods, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches.

Psalm 62:10

O trust not in wrong or robbery; give not yourselves unto vanity. If riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

Jeremiah 5:17

This people shall eat up thy fruit and thy meat; yea, they shall devour thy sons and thy daughters, thy sheep and thy bullocks. They shall eat up thy grapes and figs. As for thy strong and well-fenced cities, wherein thou didst trust, they shall destroy them with the sword.

Jeremiah 5:28

hereof are they fat and wealthy, and are run away from me with shameful blasphemies. They minister not the law, they make no end of the fatherless cause, they judge not the poor according to equity.

Jeremiah 12:1-2

O LORD, thou art more righteous than that I should dispute with thee: Nevertheless, let me talk with thee in things reasonable. How happeneth it, that the way of the ungodly is so prosperous? And that it goeth so well with them, which without any shame offend and live in wickedness?

Hosea 12:7-8

But the merchant hath a false weight in his hand, he hath a pleasure to occupy extortion.

Luke 16:19

"There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple, and fine bysse, and fared deliciously every day.

James 5:1-3

Go to now, ye rich men. Weep, and howl on your wretchedness that shall come upon you.

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