Parallel Verses

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 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;

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 They say, "How does God know what we do? Is the sovereign one aware of what goes on?" 12 Take a good look! This is what the wicked are like, those who always have it so easy and get richer and richer. 13 I concluded, "Surely in vain I have kept my motives pure and maintained a pure lifestyle.


Cross References

Psalm 52:7

"Look, here is the man who would not make God his protector! He trusted in his great wealth and was confident about his plans to destroy others."

Psalm 17:14

Lord, use your power to deliver me from these murderers, from the murderers of this world! They enjoy prosperity; you overwhelm them with the riches they desire. They have many children, and leave their wealth to their offspring.

Psalm 37:35

I have seen ruthless evil men growing in influence, like a green tree grows in its native soil.

Psalm 49:6

They trust in their wealth and boast in their great riches.

Psalm 62:10

Do not trust in what you can gain by oppression! Do not put false confidence in what you can gain by robbery! If wealth increases, do not become attached to it!

Jeremiah 5:17

They will eat up your crops and your food. They will kill off your sons and your daughters. They will eat up your sheep and your cattle. They will destroy your vines and your fig trees. Their weapons will batter down the fortified cities you trust in.

Jeremiah 5:28

That is how they have grown fat and sleek. There is no limit to the evil things they do. They do not plead the cause of the fatherless in such a way as to win it. They do not defend the rights of the poor.

Jeremiah 12:1-2

Lord, you have always been fair whenever I have complained to you. However, I would like to speak with you about the disposition of justice. Why are wicked people successful? Why do all dishonest people have such easy lives?

Hosea 12:7-8

The businessmen love to cheat; they use dishonest scales.

Luke 16:19

"There was a rich man who dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day.

James 5:1-3

Come now, you rich! Weep and cry aloud over the miseries that are coming on you.

Jump To Previous

Jump To Next

Word Concordance

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain