Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 arrogant
As 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.

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.

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

3 For I was envious of the boasters, At the prosperity of the lawless, used I to look. 4 For they have no pangs in their death, And vigorous is their body;


Cross References

Job 21:7

Wherefore do, lawless men, live, advance in years, even wax mighty in power?

Psalm 37:1

Burn not with vexation because of evil-doers, Be not envious of the workers of perversity;

Jeremiah 12:1

Righteous, art thou O Yahweh, when I present my pleading unto thee, - Yet, concerning the things that are right, let me speak with thee, - Wherefore hath, the way of the lawless, prospered? Wherefore have all, utter traitors, been at ease?

Psalm 37:7

Be resigned to Yahweh, yea wait with longing for him; Burn not with vexation at him who prospereth in his way, - at the man who doeth wickedness.

Proverbs 23:17

Let not thy heart be envious of sinners, only of the reverence of Yahweh, all day long;

Proverbs 3:31

Do not thou envy the man of violence, neither choose thou any of his ways;

Proverbs 24:1

Be not thou envious of wicked men, neither crave to be with them;

James 4:5

Or think ye that, in vain, the scripture speaketh? Is it, for envying, that the spirit which hath taken an abode within us doth crave?

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