Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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.

References

Hastings

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

2 As nothing, have my steps slipped, For I have been envious of the boastful, 3 The peace of the wicked I see, That there are no bands at their death, 4 And their might is firm.


Cross References

Job 21:7

Wherefore do the wicked live? They have become old, Yea, they have been mighty in wealth.

Psalm 37:1

By David. Do not fret because of evil doers, Be not envious against doers of iniquity,

Jeremiah 12:1

Righteous art Thou, O Jehovah, When I plead towards thee, Only, judgments do I speak with Thee, Wherefore did the way of the wicked prosper? At rest have been all treacherous dealers.

Psalm 37:7

Be silent for Jehovah, and stay thyself for Him, Do not fret because of him Who is making prosperous his way, Because of a man doing wicked devices.

Proverbs 23:17

Let not thy heart be envious at sinners, But -- in the fear of Jehovah all the day.

Proverbs 3:31

Be not envious of a man of violence, Nor fix thou on any of his ways.

Proverbs 24:1

Be not envious of evil men, And desire not to be with them.

James 4:5

Do ye think that emptily the Writing saith, 'To envy earnestly desireth the spirit that did dwell in us,'

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