Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

How long shall they utter and speak hard things? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?

Holman Bible

They pour out arrogant words;
all the evildoers boast.

International Standard Version

When they speak, they spew arrogance. Everyone who practices iniquity brags about it.

A Conservative Version

They prate, they speak arrogantly. All the workers of iniquity boast themselves.

American Standard Version

They prate, they speak arrogantly: All the workers of iniquity boast themselves.


They pour out words, speaking arrogant things;
All who do evil boast proudly.

Bible in Basic English

Words of pride come from their lips; all the workers of evil say great things of themselves.

Darby Translation

How long shall they utter and speak insolence all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?

Julia Smith Translation

They will utter, they will speak impudently; all they working iniquity will boast themselves.

King James 2000

How long shall they utter and speak hard things? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?

Lexham Expanded Bible

{They gush words} unrestrained. All [the] evildoers boast.

Modern King James verseion

They gush; they speak impudent things; all the workers of iniquity speak proudly.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

How long shall all wicked doers speak so disdainfully, and make such proud boasting?

NET Bible

They spew out threats and speak defiantly; all the evildoers boast.

New Heart English Bible

They pour out arrogant words. All the evildoers boast.

The Emphasized Bible

They pour forth words , they speak arrogantly, All the workers of iniquity, do boast:


How long shall they utter and speak hard things? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?

World English Bible

They pour out arrogant words. All the evildoers boast.

Youngs Literal Translation

They utter -- they speak an old saw, All working iniquity do boast themselves.


Root Form
Usage: 11

and speak
Usage: 1142

Usage: 4

and all the workers
Usage: 57

Context Readings

A Prayer For Retribution Against Oppressors

3 How long shall the wicked, O Lord,
How long shall the wicked exult?
4 They pour forth words, they speak arrogantly;
All who do wickedness vaunt themselves.
5 They crush Your people, O Lord,
And afflict Your heritage.

Cross References

Psalm 31:18

Let the lying lips be mute,
Which speak arrogantly against the righteous
With pride and contempt.

Psalm 52:1

For the choir director. A Maskil of David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul and said to him, “David has come to the house of Ahimelech.”
Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man?
The lovingkindness of God endures all day long.

Exodus 15:9-10

The enemy said, ‘I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil;
My desire shall be gratified against them;
I will draw out my sword, my hand will destroy them.’

Job 21:14-15

“They say to God, ‘Depart from us!
We do not even desire the knowledge of Your ways.

Psalm 10:2-7

In pride the wicked hotly pursue the afflicted;
Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised.

Psalm 59:7

Behold, they belch forth with their mouth;
Swords are in their lips,
For, they say, “Who hears?”

Psalm 59:12

On account of the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips,
Let them even be caught in their pride,
And on account of curses and lies which they utter.

Psalm 64:3-4

Who have sharpened their tongue like a sword.
They aimed bitter speech as their arrow,

Psalm 73:8-9

They mock and wickedly speak of oppression;
They speak from on high.

Psalm 140:3

They sharpen their tongues as a serpent;
Poison of a viper is under their lips. Selah.

Proverbs 30:14

There is a kind of man whose teeth are like swords
And his jaw teeth like knives,
To devour the afflicted from the earth
And the needy from among men.

Isaiah 10:13-15

For he has said,
“By the power of my hand and by my wisdom I did this,
For I have understanding;
And I removed the boundaries of the peoples
And plundered their treasures,
And like a mighty man I brought down their inhabitants,

Isaiah 37:24-25

“Through your servants you have reproached the Lord,
And you have said, ‘With my many chariots I came up to the heights of the mountains,
To the remotest parts of Lebanon;
And I cut down its tall cedars and its choice cypresses.
And I will go to its highest peak, its thickest forest.

Jeremiah 18:18

Then they said, “Come and let us devise plans against Jeremiah. Surely the law is not going to be lost to the priest, nor counsel to the sage, nor the divine word to the prophet! Come on and let us strike at him with our tongue, and let us give no heed to any of his words.”

Daniel 7:8

While I was contemplating the horns, behold, another horn, a little one, came up among them, and three of the first horns were pulled out by the roots before it; and behold, this horn possessed eyes like the eyes of a man and a mouth uttering great boasts.

Daniel 7:11

Then I kept looking because of the sound of the boastful words which the horn was speaking; I kept looking until the beast was slain, and its body was destroyed and given to the burning fire.

Daniel 7:25

He will speak out against the Most High and wear down the saints of the Highest One, and he will intend to make alterations in times and in law; and they will be given into his hand for a time, times, and half a time.

Daniel 8:11

It even magnified itself to be equal with the Commander of the host; and it removed the regular sacrifice from Him, and the place of His sanctuary was thrown down.

Daniel 11:36-37

“Then the king will do as he pleases, and he will exalt and magnify himself above every god and will speak monstrous things against the God of gods; and he will prosper until the indignation is finished, for that which is decreed will be done.

Matthew 12:24

But when the Pharisees heard this, they said, “This man casts out demons only by Beelzebul the ruler of the demons.”

Matthew 12:34

You brood of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak what is good? For the mouth speaks out of that which fills the heart.

Jude 1:14-15

It was also about these men that Enoch, in the seventh generation from Adam, prophesied, saying, “Behold, the Lord came with many thousands of His holy ones,

Revelation 13:5-6

There was given to him a mouth speaking arrogant words and blasphemies, and authority to act for forty-two months was given to him.

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