Psalm 73:12
New International Version
This is what the wicked are like-- always free of care, they go on amassing wealth.

New Living Translation
Look at these wicked people— enjoying a life of ease while their riches multiply.

English Standard Version
Behold, these are the wicked; always at ease, they increase in riches.

Berean Study Bible
Behold, these are the wicked—always carefree as they increase their wealth.

King James Bible
Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.

New King James Version
Behold, these are the ungodly, Who are always at ease; They increase in riches.

New American Standard Bible
Behold, these are the wicked; And always at ease, they have increased in wealth.

NASB 1995
Behold, these are the wicked; And always at ease, they have increased in wealth.

NASB 1977
Behold, these are the wicked; And always at ease, they have increased in wealth.

Amplified Bible
Behold, these are the ungodly, Who always prosper and are at ease [in the world]; they have increased in wealth.

Christian Standard Bible
Look at them—the wicked! They are always at ease, and they increase their wealth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Look at them--the wicked! They are always at ease, and they increase their wealth.

American Standard Version
Behold, these are the wicked; And, being alway at ease, they increase in riches.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Behold, these are the sinners, and they that prosper always: they have possessed wealth.

Contemporary English Version
Yet all goes well for them, and they live in peace.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold these are sinners; and yet abounding in the world they have obtained riches.

English Revised Version
Behold, these are the wicked; and, being alway at ease, they increase in riches.

Good News Translation
That is what the wicked are like. They have plenty and are always getting more.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Look how wicked they are! They never have a worry. They grow more and more wealthy.

International Standard Version
Just look at these wicked people! They're perpetually carefree as they increase their wealth.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Behold, such are the wicked; And they that are always at ease increase riches.

Literal Standard Version
Behold, these [are] the wicked and easy ones of the age, "" They have increased strength.

NET Bible
Take a good look! This is what the wicked are like, those who always have it so easy and get richer and richer.

New Heart English Bible
Look, these are the wicked. Being always at ease, they increase in 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.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Endow the King with Your Justice
11The wicked say, “How can God know? Does the Most High have knowledge?” 12Behold, these are the wicked— always carefree as they increase their wealth. 13Surely in vain I have kept my heart pure; in innocence I have washed my hands.…

Cross References
Psalm 49:6
They trust in their wealth and boast in their great riches.

Psalm 52:7
"Look at the man who did not make God his refuge, but trusted in the abundance of his wealth and strengthened himself by destruction."

Psalm 73:5
They are free of the burdens others carry; they are not afflicted like other men.

Ecclesiastes 8:14
There is a futility that is done on the earth: There are righteous men who get what the actions of the wicked deserve, and there are wicked men who get what the actions of the righteous deserve. I say that this too is futile.

Jeremiah 49:31
Rise up, advance against a nation at ease, one that dwells securely," declares the LORD. "They have no gates or bars; they live alone.

Ezekiel 23:42
accompanied by the sound of a carefree crowd. Drunkards were brought in from the desert along with men from the rabble, who put bracelets on your wrists and beautiful crowns on your head.


Treasury of Scripture

Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.

these

Psalm 37:35
I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.

Psalm 52:7
Lo, this is the man that made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.

Jeremiah 12:1,2
Righteous art thou, O LORD, when I plead with thee: yet let me talk with thee of thy judgments: Wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? wherefore are all they happy that deal very treacherously? …

prosper

Psalm 73:3
For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

they

Psalm 17:14
From men which are thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, which have their portion in this life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.

Psalm 62:10
Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

Jeremiah 5:17,28
And they shall eat up thine harvest, and thy bread, which thy sons and thy daughters should eat: they shall eat up thy flocks and thine herds: they shall eat up thy vines and thy fig trees: they shall impoverish thy fenced cities, wherein thou trustedst, with the sword…









Verse 12. - Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; rather, and they prosper always. They increase in riches. This is the impression which the psalmist has received from the general course of human affairs in his day. It is closely allied to the view taken by Job (Job 21:7-15).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
Behold,
הִנֵּה־ (hin·nêh-)
Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 2009: Lo! behold!

these [are]
אֵ֥לֶּה (’êl·leh)
Pronoun - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 428: These, those

the wicked—
רְשָׁעִ֑ים (rə·šā·‘îm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7563: Wrong, an, bad person

always
ע֝וֹלָ֗ם (‘ō·w·lām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5769: Concealed, eternity, frequentatively, always

carefree
וְשַׁלְוֵ֥י (wə·šal·wê)
Conjunctive waw | Adjective - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 7961: Tranquil, careless, security

as they increase
הִשְׂגּוּ־ (hiś·gū-)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 7685: To grow, increase

their wealth.
חָֽיִל׃ (ḥā·yil)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2428: A force, an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength


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