Psalm 73:6 {72:6}
Good News Translation
And so they wear pride like a necklace and violence like a robe;

Contemporary English Version
Their pride is like a necklace, and they commit sin more often than they dress themselves.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore pride hath held them fast: they are covered with their iniquity and their wickedness.

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Therefore pride hath held them fast: they are covered with their iniquity and their wickedness.

therefore

Deuteronomy 8:13,14 And shalt have herds of oxen and flocks of sheep, and plenty of gold and of silver, and of all things, . . .

Deuteronomy 32:15 The beloved grew fat, and kicked: he grew fat, and thick and gross, he forsook God who made him, and departed from God his saviour.

Esther 3:1,5,6 After these things, king Assuerus advanced Aman, the son of Amadathi, who was of the race of Agag: and he set his throne above all the princes that were with him. . . .

Esther 5:9-11 So Aman went out that day joyful and merry. And when he saw Mardochai sitting before the gate of the palace, and that he not only did not rise up to honour him, but did not so much as move from the place where he sat, he was exceedingly angry: . . .

Job 21:7-15 Why then do the wicked live, are they advanced, and strengthened with riches? . . .

Ecclesiastes 8:11 For because sentence is not speedily pronounced against the evil, the children of men commit evils without any fear.

Jeremiah 48:11,29 Moab hath been fruitful from his youth, and hath rested upon his lees: and hath not been poured out from vessel to vessel, nor hath gone into captivity: therefore his taste hath remained in him, and his scent is not changed. . . .

Ezekiel 28:2-5 Son of man, say to the prince of Tyre: Thus saith the Lord God: Because thy heart is lifted up, and thou hast said: I am God, and I sit in the chair of God in the heart of the sea: whereas thou art a man, and not God: and hast set thy heart as if it were the heart of God. . . .

Daniel 4:30 The same hour the word was fulfilled upon Nabuchodonosor, and he was driven away from among men, and did eat grass, like an ox, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven: till his hairs grew like the feathers of eagles, and his nails like birds' claws.

as a chain

Judges 8:26 And the weight of the earlets that he requested, was a thousand seven hundred sicles of gold, besides the ornaments, and jewels, and purple raiment, which the kings of Madian were wont to use, and besides the golden chains that were about the camels necks.

Proverbs 1:9 My son, if sinners shall entice thee, consent not to them.

Songs 4:9 Thou hast wounded my heart, my sister, my spouse, thou hast wounded my heart with one of thy eyes, and with one hair of thy neck.

Isaiah 3:19 And chains and necklaces, and bracelets, and bonnets,

Ezekiel 16:11 I decked thee also with ornaments, and put bracelets on thy hands, and a chain about thy neck.

violence

Proverbs 3:31 For every mocker is an abomination to the Lord, and his communication is with the simple.

Proverbs 4:17 But the path of the just, as a shining light, goeth forwards, and increaseth even to perfect day.

Micah 2:1,2 Make thee bald, and be polled for thy delicate children: enlarge thy baldness as the eagle: for they are carried into captivity from thee. . . .

Micah 3:5 Then shall they cry to the Lord, and he will not hear them: and he will hide his face from them at that time, as they have behaved wickedly in their devices.

James 5:4-6 Behold the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which by fraud has been kept back by you, crieth: and the cry of them hath entered into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth. . . .

covereth

Psalm 109:18,29 And he loved cursing, and it shall come unto him: and he would not have blessing, and it shall be far from him. And he put on cursing, like a garment: and it went in like water into his entrails, and like oil in his bones. . . .

1 Peter 5:5 In like manner, ye young men, be subject to the ancients. And do you all insinuate humility one to another: for God resisteth the proud, but to the humble he giveth grace.

Context
Endow the King with Your Justice
5They are not in the labour of men: neither shall they be scourged like other men. 6Therefore pride hath held them fast: they are covered with their iniquity and their wickedness.7Their iniquity hath come forth, as it were from fatness: they have passed into the affection of the heart.…
Cross References
Genesis 41:42
And he took his ring from his own hand, and gave it into his hand: and he put upon him a robe of silk, and put a chain of gold about his neck.

Psalm 10:2
Whilst the wicked man is proud, the poor is set on fire: they are caught in the counsels which they devise.

Psalm 109:18
And he loved cursing, and it shall come unto him: and he would not have blessing, and it shall be far from him. And he put on cursing, like a garment: and it went in like water into his entrails, and like oil in his bones.

Psalm 109:19
May it be unto him like a garment which covereth him; and like a girdle with which he is girded continually.

Proverbs 1:9
My son, if sinners shall entice thee, consent not to them.

Malachi 2:16
When thou shalt hate her put her away, saith the Lord, the God of Israel: but iniquity shalt cover his garment, saith the Lord of hosts, keep your spirit, and despise not.

Additional Translations
Therefore pride is their necklace; a garment of violence covers them.Therefore pride compasses them about as a chain; violence covers them as a garment.

Therefore pride is as a chain about their neck; Violence covereth them as a garment.

Therefore pride has possessed them; they have clothed themselves with their injustice and ungodliness.

Therefore pride encompasseth them as a neck-chain, violence covereth them [as] a garment;

Therefore pride is as a chain about their neck; violence covereth them as a garment.

Therefore pride encompasseth them as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment.

Therefore pride is like a chain around their neck. Violence covers them like a garment.

Therefore hath pride encircled them, Violence covereth them as a dress.
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