Parallel Strong'sHolman Christian Standard BibleThis is why the law is ineffective and justice never emerges. For the wicked restrict the righteous; therefore , justice comes out perverted.
New American Standard BibleTherefore the law is ignored And justice is never upheld. For the wicked surround the righteous; Therefore justice comes out perverted.
King James BibleTherefore the law is slacked, and judgment doth never go forth: for the wicked doth compass about the righteous; therefore wrong judgment proceedeth.
Parallel VersesInternational Standard Version
Therefore, the Law has become paralyzed, and justice never comes about. Because criminals outnumber the righteous, whenever judgments are issued, they come out crooked."
American Standard Version
Therefore the law is slacked, and justice doth never go forth; for the wicked doth compass about the righteous; therefore justice goeth forth perverted.
Young's Literal Translation
Therefore doth law cease, And judgment doth not go forth for ever, For the wicked is compassing the righteous, Therefore wrong judgment goeth forth.
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