Psalm 73:7
New International Version
From their callous hearts comes iniquity; their evil imaginations have no limits.

New Living Translation
These fat cats have everything their hearts could ever wish for!

English Standard Version
Their eyes swell out through fatness; their hearts overflow with follies.

Berean Study Bible
From their prosperity proceeds iniquity; the imaginations of their hearts run wild.

King James Bible
Their eyes stand out with fatness: they have more than heart could wish.

New King James Version
Their eyes bulge with abundance; They have more than heart could wish.

New American Standard Bible
Their eye bulges from fatness; The imaginations of their heart overflow.

NASB 1995
Their eye bulges from fatness; The imaginations of their heart run riot.

NASB 1977
Their eye bulges from fatness; The imaginations of their heart run riot.

Amplified Bible
Their eye bulges from fatness [they have more than the heart desires]; The imaginations of their mind run riot [with foolishness].

Christian Standard Bible
Their eyes bulge out from fatness; the imaginations of their hearts run wild.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Their eyes bulge out from fatness; the imaginations of their hearts run wild.

American Standard Version
Their eyes stand out with fatness: They have more than heart could wish.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Their injustice shall go forth as out of fatness: they have fulfilled their intention.

Contemporary English Version
Their eyes bulge with fat, and their minds are flooded with foolish thoughts.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Their iniquity hath come forth, as it were from fatness: they have passed into the affection of the heart.

English Revised Version
Their eyes stand out with fatness: they have more than heart could wish.

Good News Translation
their hearts pour out evil, and their minds are busy with wicked schemes.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Their eyes peer out from their fat faces, and their imaginations run wild.

International Standard Version
Their eyes bulge from obesity and the imaginations of their mind cross the border into sin.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Their eyes stand forth from fatness; They are gone beyond the imaginations of their heart.

Literal Standard Version
Their eye has come out from fat. The imaginations of the heart transgressed;

NET Bible
Their prosperity causes them to do wrong; their thoughts are sinful.

New Heart English Bible
Their sin proceeds forth from fatness. Their hearts overflow with imaginations.

World English Bible
Their eyes bulge with fat. Their minds pass the limits of conceit.

Young's Literal Translation
Their eye hath come out from fat. The imaginations of the heart transgressed;

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Endow the King with Your Justice
6Therefore pride is their necklace; a garment of violence covers them. 7From their prosperity proceeds iniquity; the imaginations of their hearts run wild. 8They mock and speak with malice; with arrogance they threaten oppression.…

Cross References
Job 15:27
Though his face is covered with fat and his waistline bulges with flesh,

Psalm 17:10
They have closed their callous hearts; their mouths speak with arrogance.

Ecclesiastes 6:2
God gives a man riches, wealth, and honor, so that he lacks nothing his heart desires; but God does not allow him to enjoy them. Instead, a stranger will enjoy them. This is futile and a grievous affliction.

Jeremiah 5:28
They have grown fat and sleek, and have excelled in the deeds of the wicked. They have not taken up the cause of the fatherless, that they might prosper; nor have they defended the rights of the needy.


Treasury of Scripture

Their eyes stand out with fatness: they have more than heart could wish.

eyes

Psalm 17:10
They are inclosed in their own fat: with their mouth they speak proudly.

Psalm 119:70
Their heart is as fat as grease; but I delight in thy law.

Job 15:27
Because he covereth his face with his fatness, and maketh collops of fat on his flanks.

have, etc.

Psalm 73:12
Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.

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.

1 Samuel 25:2,36
And there was a man in Maon, whose possessions were in Carmel; and the man was very great, and he had three thousand sheep, and a thousand goats: and he was shearing his sheep in Carmel…









(7) Stand out with fatness.--Literally, go out from fat. Which, if referring to the appearance, is exactly the opposite to what we should expect. Sunken in fat would express the idea of gross sensuality. The eyes and heart are evidently used as in Jeremiah 22:17, the eyes as giving the outward index of what the heart wishes; and if we take the eyes here to mean not the organs of sight, but, by metonymy, the looks (comp. Song of Solomon 4:9), "they look out of fatness," the expression is intelligible enough. Or we might perhaps take the eyes to stand for the countenance. (See Gesenius, sub voc.), their countenance stands out because of fatness. Or, by taking this clause in direct parallelism with the following, we might understand that restless looking about for fresh excitement which comes of satiety. The following lines illustrate the whole verse:

"Triumphant plenty, with a cheerful grace,

Basks in their eyes, and sparkles in their face;

How sleek they look, how goodly is their mien,

When big they strut behind a double chin."

--DRYDEN.

They have more.--See margin. Or the verb may be intransitive: the imaginations of their hearts overflow.

Verse 7. - Their eyes stand out with fatness. Their eyes, which gloat upon the luxuries around them, seem to stand out from their fat and bloated faces (comp. Job 15:27; Psalm 17:10). They have more than heart could wish; literally, the imaginations of their heart overflew. The exact meaning is doubtful.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
From their callous hearts
עֵינֵ֑מוֹ (‘ê·nê·mōw)
Noun - common singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5869: An eye, a fountain

proceeds
יָ֭צָא (yā·ṣā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

iniquity;
מֵחֵ֣לֶב (mê·ḥê·leḇ)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2459: Fat, richest, choice part

the imaginations
מַשְׂכִּיּ֥וֹת (maś·kî·yō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 4906: A showpiece, figure, imagination

of their hearts
לֵבָֽב׃ (lê·ḇāḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3824: Inner man, mind, will, heart

run wild.
עָ֝בְר֗וּ (‘ā·ḇə·rū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 5674: To pass over, through, or by, pass on


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