Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 had almost stumbled. My steps had nearly slipped, 3 because I envied the boastful [when] I saw [the] well-being of [the] wicked. 4 For there are no pains up to their death, and their bodies [are] {healthy}.


Cross References

Job 21:7

"Why do [the] wicked live, grow old, even grow mighty [in] power?

Psalm 37:1

Do not fret because of evildoers; do not be envious of doers of wickedness.

Jeremiah 12:1

You [will be] in the right, Yahweh, when I complain to you. Even so, let me speak [my] claims with you. Why does [the] way of [the] wicked succeed? All those who deal treacherously with treachery are at ease.

Psalm 37:7

Be quiet before Yahweh and wait for him. Do not fret about one who succeeds [in] his way, about a man making plots.

Proverbs 23:17

May your heart not envy the sinners, but [live] in fear of Yahweh {all day}.

Proverbs 3:31

Do not envy a man of violence, and do not choose any of his ways,

Proverbs 24:1

Do not envy men of evil, and do not desire to be with them.

James 4:5

Or do you think that in vain the scripture says, "The spirit which he caused to dwell in us desires jealously"?

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