Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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.

Amplified


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

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 For this reason pride is round them like a chain; they are clothed with violent behaviour as with a robe. 7 Their eyes are bursting with fat; they have more than their heart's desire. 8 Their thoughts are deep with evil designs; their talk from their seats of power is of cruel acts.


Cross References

Job 15:27

Because his face is covered with fat, and his body has become thick;

Job 15:27

Because his face is covered with fat, and his body has become thick;

Jeremiah 5:28

They have become fat and strong: they have gone far in works of evil: they give no support to the cause of the child without a father, so that they may do well; they do not see that the poor man gets his rights.

1 Samuel 25:2

Now there was a man in Maon whose business was in Carmel; he was a great man and had three thousand sheep and a thousand goats: and he was cutting the wool of his sheep in Carmel.

1 Samuel 25:36

And Abigail went back to Nabal; and he was feasting in his house like a king; and Nabal's heart was full of joy, for he had taken much wine; so she said nothing to him till dawn came.

1 Samuel 25:36

And Abigail went back to Nabal; and he was feasting in his house like a king; and Nabal's heart was full of joy, for he had taken much wine; so she said nothing to him till dawn came.

Psalm 73:12

Truly, such are the sinners; they do well at all times, and their wealth is increased.

Psalm 119:70

Their hearts are shut up with fat; but my delight is in your law.

Isaiah 3:9

Their respect for a man's position is a witness against them; and their sin is open to the view of all; like that of Sodom, it is not covered. A curse on their soul! for the measure of their sin is full.

Ezekiel 16:49

Truly, this was the sin of your sister Sodom: pride, a full measure of food, and the comforts of wealth in peace, were seen in her and her daughters, and she gave no help to the poor or to those in need.

Luke 12:16-19

And he said to them, in a story, The land of a certain man of great wealth was very fertile:

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