Psalm 73:3 For I was envious of the arrogant As I saw the prosperity of the wicked.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For I was envious of the arrogant As I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

King James Version

For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Holman Bible

For I envied the arrogant; I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

International Standard Version

For I was envious of the proud when I observed the prosperity of the wicked.

A Conservative Version

For I was envious of the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

American Standard Version

For I was envious at the arrogant, When I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Amplified

For I was envious of the foolish and arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Bible in Basic English

Because of my envy of the men of pride, when I saw the well-being of the wrongdoers.

Darby Translation

For I was envious at the arrogant, seeing the prosperity of the wicked.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For I became angry against the foolish when I saw the peace of the wicked.

Julia Smith Translation

For I was envious at the foolish; I shall see the peace of the unjust

King James 2000

For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because I envied the boastful [when] I saw [the] well-being of [the] wicked.

Modern King James verseion

For I was jealous of the proud, when I saw the peace of the wicked.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And why? I was grieved at the wicked, to see the ungodly in such prosperity.

NET Bible

For I envied those who are proud, as I observed the prosperity of the wicked.

New Heart English Bible

For I was envious of the arrogant, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

The Emphasized Bible

For I was envious of the boasters, At the prosperity of the lawless, used I to look.

Webster

For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

World English Bible

For I was envious of the arrogant, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Youngs Literal Translation

The peace of the wicked I see, That there are no bands at their death,

References

Hastings

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

2 But as for me, my feet came close to stumbling, My steps had almost slipped. 3 For I was envious of the arrogant As I saw the prosperity of the wicked. 4 For there are no pains in their death, And their body is fat.


Cross References

Job 21:7

"Why do the wicked still live, Continue on, also become very powerful?

Psalm 37:1

Do not fret because of evildoers, Be not envious toward wrongdoers.

Jeremiah 12:1

Righteous are You, O LORD, that I would plead my case with You; Indeed I would discuss matters of justice with You: Why has the way of the wicked prospered? Why are all those who deal in treachery at ease?

Psalm 37:7

Rest in the LORD and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.

Proverbs 23:17

Do not let your heart envy sinners, But live in the fear of the LORD always.

Proverbs 3:31

Do not envy a man of violence And do not choose any of his ways.

Proverbs 24:1

Do not be envious of evil men, Nor desire to be with them;

James 4:5

Or do you think that the Scripture speaks to no purpose: "He jealously desires the Spirit which He has made to dwell in us"?



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