Psalm 92:7



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

That when the wicked sprouted up like grass And all who did iniquity flourished, It was only that they might be destroyed forevermore.

King James Version

When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; it is that they shall be destroyed for ever:

International Standard Version

Though the wicked sprout like grass; and all who practice iniquity flourish, it is they who will be eternally destroyed.

A Conservative Version

When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity flourish, it is that they shall be destroyed forever,

American Standard Version

When the wicked spring as the grass, And when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; It is that they shall be destroyed for ever.

Amplified

That though the wicked spring up like grass and all evildoers flourish, they are doomed to be destroyed forever.

Darby Translation

When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity flourish, it is that they may be destroyed for ever.

Holman Bible

though the wicked sprout like grass and all evildoers flourish, they will be eternally destroyed.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The wicked spring forth as the grass, and all the workers of iniquity blossom, so that they shall be destroyed for ever:

Julia Smith Translation

In the putting forth of the unjust as grass, and all working iniquity shall flourish; to destroy them even to forever:

King James 2000

When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; it is that they shall be destroyed forever:

Lexham Expanded Bible

When the wicked flourish like grass and all [the] workers of evil blossom, [it is] so they can be destroyed forever.

Modern King James verseion

When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity blossom, it is that they shall be destroyed forever;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that the ungodly are green as grass, and that all the works of wickedness do flourish, to be destroyed forever.

NET Bible

When the wicked sprout up like grass, and all the evildoers glisten, it is so that they may be annihilated.

New Heart English Bible

though the wicked spring up as the grass, and all the evildoers flourish, they will be destroyed forever.

New simplified Bible

Wicked people sprout like grass and all troublemakers flourish. Yet they will be destroyed forever.

The Emphasized Bible

When the lawless do thrive like grass, And all the workers of iniquity have blossomed, It is that they may be destroyed for ever.

Webster

When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; it is that they shall be destroyed for ever:

World English Bible

though the wicked spring up as the grass, and all the evildoers flourish, they will be destroyed forever.

Youngs Literal Translation

When the wicked flourish as a herb, And blossom do all workers of iniquity -- For their being destroyed for ever and ever!

References

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Fausets

Context Readings

God's Love And Faithfulness

6 A senseless man has no knowledge, Nor does a stupid man understand this: 7 That when the wicked sprouted up like grass And all who did iniquity flourished, It was only that they might be destroyed forevermore. 8 But You, O LORD, are on high forever.


Cross References

Psalm 37:38

But transgressors will be altogether destroyed; The posterity of the wicked will be cut off.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely You set them in slippery places; You cast them down to destruction.

Job 12:6

"The tents of the destroyers prosper, And those who provoke God are secure, Whom God brings into their power.

1 Samuel 25:36-38

Then Abigail came to Nabal, and behold, he was holding a feast in his house, like the feast of a king And Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunk; so she did not tell him anything at all until the morning light.

Job 21:7-12

"Why do the wicked still live, Continue on, also become very powerful?

Psalm 37:1-2

Do not fret because of evildoers, Be not envious toward wrongdoers.

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen a wicked, violent man Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.

Psalm 73:12

Behold, these are the wicked; And always at ease, they have increased in wealth.

Psalm 90:5-6

You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep; In the morning they are like grass which sprouts anew.

Psalm 94:4

They pour forth words, they speak arrogantly; All who do wickedness vaunt themselves.

Psalm 103:15-16

As for man, his days are like grass; As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.

Proverbs 1:32

"For the waywardness of the naive will kill them, And the complacency of fools will destroy them.

Isaiah 37:27

"Therefore their inhabitants were short of strength, They were dismayed and put to shame; They were as the vegetation of the field and as the green herb, As grass on the housetops is scorched before it is grown up.

Isaiah 40:6-7

A voice says, "Call out." Then he answered, "What shall I call out?" All flesh is grass, and all its loveliness is like the flower of the field.

Jeremiah 12:1-2

Righteous are You, O LORD, that I would plead my case with You; Indeed I would discuss matters of justice with You: Why has the way of the wicked prospered? Why are all those who deal in treachery at ease?

Malachi 3:15

'So now we call the arrogant blessed; not only are the doers of wickedness built up but they also test God and escape.'"

Malachi 4:1

"For behold, the day is coming, burning like a furnace; and all the arrogant and every evildoer will be chaff; and the day that is coming will set them ablaze," says the LORD of hosts, "so that it will leave them neither root nor branch."

Luke 16:19-25

"Now there was a rich man, and he habitually dressed in purple and fine linen, joyously living in splendor every day.

James 1:10-11

and the rich man is to glory in his humiliation, because like flowering grass he will pass away.

1 Peter 1:24

For, "ALL FLESH IS LIKE GRASS, AND ALL ITS GLORY LIKE THE FLOWER OF GRASS. THE GRASS WITHERS, AND THE FLOWER FALLS OFF,



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