Parallel Verses

Amplified


Their eye bulges from fatness [they have more than the heart desires];
The imaginations of their mind run riot [with foolishness].

New American Standard Bible

Their eye bulges from fatness;
The imaginations of their heart run riot.

King James Version

Their eyes stand out with fatness: they have more than heart could wish.

Holman Bible

Their eyes bulge out from fatness;
the imaginations of their hearts run wild.

International Standard Version

Their eyes bulge from obesity and the imaginations of their mind cross the border into sin.

A Conservative Version

Their eyes stand out with fatness. They have more than heart could wish.

American Standard Version

Their eyes stand out with fatness: They have more than heart could wish.

Bible in Basic English

Their eyes are bursting with fat; they have more than their heart's desire.

Darby Translation

Their eyes stand out from fatness, they exceed the imaginations of their heart:

Julia Smith Translation

Their eye will come forth from fat: they passed over the imaginations of the heart

King James 2000

Their eyes stand out with abundance: they have more than heart could wish.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Their eye bulges from fat. Imaginings overflow [their] heart.

Modern King James verseion

Their eyes stand out with fatness; they have more than the heart could imagine.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Their eyes swell with fatness, and they do even what they lust.

NET Bible

Their prosperity causes them to do wrong; their thoughts are sinful.

New Heart English Bible

Their eyes bulge with fat. Their minds pass the limits of conceit.

The Emphasized Bible

Their iniquity, hath proceeded from fatness, They have surpassed the imaginations of the heart;

Webster

Their eyes stand out with fatness: they have more than heart could wish.

World English Bible

Their eyes bulge with fat. Their minds pass the limits of conceit.

Youngs Literal Translation

Their eye hath come out from fat. The imaginations of the heart transgressed;

References

Easton

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

6
Therefore pride is their necklace;
Violence covers them like a garment [like a long, luxurious robe].
7 
Their eye bulges from fatness [they have more than the heart desires];
The imaginations of their mind run riot [with foolishness].
8
They mock and wickedly speak of oppression;
They speak loftily [with malice].


Cross References

Job 15:27


For he has covered his face with his fat,
Adding layers of fat to his thighs [giving himself up to pleasures],

Psalm 17:10


They have closed their unfeeling heart [to kindness and compassion];
With their mouths they speak proudly and make presumptuous claims.

Jeremiah 5:28


‘They are fat and they are sleek (prosperous),
They excel in acts of wickedness;
They do not plead the cause,
The cause of the orphan, so that they [the wicked] may prosper,
And they do not defend the rights of the poor.

1 Samuel 25:2

Now there was a man in Maon whose business and possessions were in Carmel; and the man was very rich. He had three thousand sheep and a thousand goats, and he was shearing his sheep in Carmel

1 Samuel 25:36

Then Abigail came to Nabal, and he was holding a feast in his house [for the shearers], like the feast of a king. And Nabal’s mood was joyous because he was very drunk; so she told him nothing at all until the morning light.

Psalm 17:14


From men with Your hand, O Lord,
From men of the world [these moths of the night] whose portion [of enjoyment] is in this life—idle and vain,
And whose belly You fill with Your treasure;
They are satisfied with children,
And they leave what they have left [of wealth] to their children.

Psalm 73:12


Behold, these are the ungodly,
Who always prosper and are at ease [in the world]; they have increased in wealth.

Psalm 119:70


Their heart is insensitive like fat [their minds are dull and brutal],
But I delight in Your law.

Isaiah 3:9


Their partiality testifies against them,
They display their sin like Sodom;
They do not even hide it.
Woe (judgment is coming) to them!
For they have brought evil on themselves [as a reward].

Ezekiel 16:49

Behold, this was the sin of your sister Sodom: she and her daughters (outlying cities) had arrogance, abundant food, and careless ease, but she did not help the poor and needy.

Luke 12:16-19

Then He told them a parable, saying, “There was a rich man whose land was very fertile and productive.

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