Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

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 And I, my feet nearly turned aside; my going was almost poured out 3 For I was envious at the foolish; I shall see the peace of the unjust 4 For not the pains to their death, and their body fat


Cross References

Job 21:7

Wherefore shall the unjust live? They grew old, also they were strong in power.

Psalm 37:1

To David. Thou shalt not be angry at those doing evil, and thou shalt not envy those working iniquity.

Jeremiah 12:1

Just art thou, O Jehovah, for I will strive to thee: surely I will speak judgments with thee: Wherefore did the way of the evil prosper? all they acting faithlessly with treachery were secure?

Psalm 37:7

Be silent to Jehovah and wait for him: thou shalt not be angry at him prospering his way, at the man doing wickednesses.

Proverbs 23:17

Thy heart shall not envy against those sinning: but be in the fear of Jehovah all the day.

Proverbs 3:31

Thou shalt not envy against a man of violence, and thou shalt choose in all his ways.

Proverbs 24:1

Thou shalt not envy against men of evil, thou shalt not desire to be with them.

James 4:5

Or think ye that the writing says vainly, That the spirit longs for envy, which dwelt in us?

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