Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Behold, these are the wicked. Being always at ease, 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 increase in riches.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, these ungodly men, without being troubled by the world obtain 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.

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? Is there knowledge in the Most High?" 12 Behold, these are the wicked. Being always at ease, they increase in riches. 13 Surely in vain I have cleansed my heart, and washed my hands in innocence,


Cross References

Psalm 52:7

"Behold, this is the man who didn't make God his strength, but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness."

Psalm 17:14

from men by your hand, Yahweh, from men of the world, whose portion is in this life. You fill the belly of your cherished ones. Your sons have plenty, and they store up wealth for their children.

Psalm 37:35

I have seen the wicked in great power, spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.

Psalm 49:6

Those who trust in their wealth, and boast in the multitude of their riches --

Psalm 62:10

Don't trust in oppression. Don't become vain in robbery. If riches increase, don't set your heart on them.

Jeremiah 5:17

They shall eat up your harvest, and your bread, [which] your sons and your daughters should eat. They shall eat up your flocks and your herds. They shall eat up your vines and your fig trees. They shall beat down your fortified cities, in which you trust, with the sword.

Jeremiah 5:28

They have grown fat. They shine; yes, they excell in deeds of wickedness. They don't plead the cause, the cause of the fatherless, that they may prosper; and they don't judge the right of the needy.

Jeremiah 12:1-2

You are righteous, Yahweh, when I contend with you; yet I would reason the cause with you: why does the way of the wicked prosper? why are all they at ease who deal very treacherously?

Hosea 12:7-8

A merchant has dishonest scales in his hand. He loves to defraud.

Luke 16:19

"Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, living in luxury every day.

James 5:1-3

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming on you.

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