Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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].

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.

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 And this is the cause that they be so puffed up in pride, and overwhelmed with cruelty and unrighteousness. 7 Their eyes swell with fatness, and they do even what they lust. 8 They corrupt others, and speak blasphemies maliciously; proud and presumptuous are their words.


Cross References

Job 15:27

whereas he covereth his face with fatness, and maketh his body well liking.

Psalm 17:10

They are enclosed in their own fat, and their mouth speaketh proud things.

Jeremiah 5:28

hereof are they fat and wealthy, and are run away from me with shameful blasphemies. They minister not the law, they make no end of the fatherless cause, they judge not the poor according to equity.

1 Samuel 25:2

And there was a man in Maon whose cattle was in Carmel, and the man was exceeding mighty, and had three thousand sheep and a thousand goats. And he was shearing his sheep in Carmel.

1 Samuel 25:36

And when Abigail came to Nabal, behold, he held a feast in his house like the feast of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, and he was drunk a good. Wherefore she told him nought, neither little nor more, until the morrow day.

Psalm 17:14

From the men of thy hand, O LORD, from the men, I say, and from the evil world, which have their portion in this life, whose bellies thou fillest with thy hid treasure.

Psalm 73:12

Lo, these are the ungodly, these prosper in the world, these have riches in possession;

Psalm 119:70

Their heart is as fat as brawn, but my delight hath been in thy law.

Isaiah 3:9

The changing of their countenance betrayeth them; yea, they declare their own sins themselves, as Sodom, and hide them not. Woe be unto their souls, for they shall be heavily rewarded.

Ezekiel 16:49

Behold, the sins of thy sister Sodom, were these: Pride, fullness of meat, abundance and Idleness: these things had she and her daughters. Besides that, they reached not their hand to the poor and needy,

Luke 12:16-19

And he put forth a similitude unto them, saying, "The ground of a certain rich man brought forth fruits plenteously,

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