New Living Translation
Look at these wicked people--enjoying a life of ease while their riches multiply.
King James Bible
Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.
Darby Bible Translation
Behold, these are the wicked, and they prosper in the world: they heap up riches.
World English Bible
Behold, these are the wicked. Being always at ease, they increase in riches.
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, these are the wicked and easy ones of the age, They have increased strength.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
73:12 Behold - These seem to be the words of the psalmist, summing up the matter.
LibraryThe Bride, the Lamb's Wife
"Whom have I in Heaven but Thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside Thee."--Ps. lxxiii. 25. Mechthild of Hellfde, 1277. tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899 Thus speaks the Bride whose feet have trod The chamber of eternal rest, The secret treasure-house of God, Where God is manifest: "Created things, arise and flee, Ye are but sorrow and care to me." This wide, wide world, so rich and fair, Thou sure canst find thy solace there? "Nay, 'neath the flowers the serpent glides, Amidst the bravery …
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others (Second Series)
The Two Awakings
The Joy of the Lord.
They trust in their wealth and boast of great riches.
"Look what happens to mighty warriors who do not trust in God. They trust their wealth instead and grow more and more bold in their wickedness."
They don't have troubles like other people; they're not plagued with problems like everyone else.
And this is not all that is meaningless in our world. In this life, good people are often treated as though they were wicked, and wicked people are often treated as though they were good. This is so meaningless!
"Go up and attack that complacent nation," says the LORD. "Its people live alone in the desert without walls or gates.
From your room came the sound of many men carousing. They were lustful men and drunkards from the wilderness, who put bracelets on your wrists and beautiful crowns on your heads.
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