New International Version
In his arrogance the wicked man hunts down the weak, who are caught in the schemes he devises.
King James Bible
The wicked in his pride doth persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
Darby Bible Translation
The wicked, in his pride, doth hotly pursue the afflicted. They shall be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
World English Bible
In arrogance, the wicked hunt down the weak. They are caught in the schemes that they devise.
Young's Literal Translation
Through the pride of the wicked, Is the poor inflamed, They are caught in devices that they devised.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The wicked in his pride - On no principle of nature or reason can we account for a wicked man persecuting a humble follower of God because of his religion. The devil hates godliness; and the wicked man hates it also because the devil is in his heart.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The wicked. Heb. In the pride of the wicked he doth
LibraryOne Saying from Three Men
'The wicked hath said in his heart, I shall not be moved.' --PSALM x. 6. 'Because He is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.' --PSALM xvi. 8. 'And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved.' --PSALM xxx. 6. How differently the same things sound when said by different men! Here are three people giving utterance to almost the same sentiment of confidence. A wicked man says it, and it is insane presumption and defiance. A good man says it, having been lulled into false security by easy times, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
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Being Made Archbishop of Armagh, He Suffers Many Troubles. Peace Being Made, from Being Archbishop of Armagh He Becomes Bishop of Down.
Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers,
The trouble they cause recoils on them; their violence comes down on their own heads.
The LORD is known by his acts of justice; the wicked are ensnared by the work of their hands.
like a lion in cover he lies in wait. He lies in wait to catch the helpless; he catches the helpless and drags them off in his net.
Though they plot evil against you and devise wicked schemes, they cannot succeed.
Therefore pride is their necklace; they clothe themselves with violence.
They scoff, and speak with malice; with arrogance they threaten oppression.
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