Psalm 92:7
New International Version
that though the wicked spring up like grass and all evildoers flourish, they will be destroyed forever.

New Living Translation
Though the wicked sprout like weeds and evildoers flourish, they will be destroyed forever.

English Standard Version
that though the wicked sprout like grass and all evildoers flourish, they are doomed to destruction forever;

Berean Study Bible
that though the wicked sprout like grass, and all evildoers flourish, they will be forever destroyed.

New American Standard Bible
That when the wicked sprouted up like grass And all who did iniquity flourished, It was only that they might be destroyed forevermore.

King James Bible
When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; it is that they shall be destroyed for ever:

Christian Standard Bible
though the wicked sprout like grass and all evildoers flourish, they will be eternally destroyed.

Contemporary English Version
Though the wicked sprout and spread like grass, they will be pulled up by their roots.

Good News Translation
the wicked may grow like weeds, those who do wrong may prosper; yet they will be totally destroyed,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
though the wicked sprout like grass and all evildoers flourish, they will be eternally destroyed.

International Standard Version
Though the wicked sprout like grass; and all who practice iniquity flourish, it is they who will be eternally destroyed.

NET Bible
When the wicked sprout up like grass, and all the evildoers glisten, it is so that they may be annihilated.

New Heart English Bible
though the wicked spring up as the grass, and all the evildoers flourish, they will be destroyed forever.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
When the wicked have sprung up like grass and all workers of evil sprout, they shall be destroyed to an eternity of eternities.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
that wicked people sprout like grass and all troublemakers blossom [like flowers], only to be destroyed forever.

JPS Tanakh 1917
When the wicked spring up as the grass, And when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; It is that they may be destroyed for ever.

New American Standard 1977
That when the wicked sprouted up like grass, And all who did iniquity flourished, It was only that they might be destroyed forevermore.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The wicked spring forth as the grass, and all the workers of iniquity blossom, so that they shall be destroyed for ever:

King James 2000 Bible
When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; it is that they shall be destroyed forever:

American King James Version
When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; it is that they shall be destroyed for ever:

American Standard Version
When the wicked spring as the grass, And when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; It is that they shall be destroyed for ever.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
When the sinners spring up as the grass, and all the workers of iniquity have watched; it is that they may be utterly destroyed for ever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
When the wicked shall spring up as grass: and all the workers of iniquity shall appear: That they may perish for ever and ever:

Darby Bible Translation
When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity flourish, it is that they may be destroyed for ever.

English Revised Version
When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; it is that they shall be destroyed for ever:

Webster's Bible Translation
When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; it is that they shall be destroyed for ever:

World English Bible
though the wicked spring up as the grass, and all the evildoers flourish, they will be destroyed forever.

Young's Literal Translation
When the wicked flourish as a herb, And blossom do all workers of iniquity -- For their being destroyed for ever and ever!
Study Bible
How Great Are Your Works
6A senseless man does not know, and a fool does not understand, 7that though the wicked sprout like grass, and all evildoers flourish, they will be forever destroyed. 8But You, O LORD, are exalted forever!…
Cross References
Job 12:6
The tents of robbers are safe, and those who provoke God are secure--those who carry their god in their hands.

Psalm 37:2
For they wither quickly like grass and wilt like tender plants.

Psalm 37:38
But the transgressors will all be destroyed; the future of the wicked will be cut off.

Psalm 59:2
Deliver me from workers of iniquity, and save me from men of bloodshed.

Psalm 90:5
You whisk them away in their sleep; they are like the new grass of the morning--

Psalm 90:6
in the morning it springs up new; by evening it fades and withers.

Psalm 94:4
They pour out arrogant words; all workers of iniquity boast.

Psalm 125:5
But those who turn aside to crooked ways, the LORD will banish with the evildoers. Peace be upon Israel.

Treasury of Scripture

When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; it is that they shall be destroyed for ever:

wicked

Psalm 37:1,2,35,38
A Psalm of David. Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity…

Psalm 90:5,6
Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which groweth up…

Psalm 103:15,16
As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth…

workers

Psalm 73:12,18-20
Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches…

Job 12:6
The tabernacles of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God bringeth abundantly.

Job 21:7-12
Wherefore do the wicked live, become old, yea, are mighty in power? …

it is that

Psalm 37:35,36,38
I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree…

Psalm 73:18-20
Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction…

1 Samuel 25:36-38
And Abigail came to Nabal; and, behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken: wherefore she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light…







Lexicon
that though the wicked
רְשָׁעִ֨ים ׀ (rə·šā·‘îm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7563: Wrong, an, bad person

sprout
בִּפְרֹ֤חַ (bip̄·rō·aḥ)
Preposition-b | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 6524: To break forth as a, bud, bloom, to spread, to fly, to flourish

like
כְּמ֥וֹ (kə·mōw)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 3644: Like, as, when

grass,
עֵ֗שֶׂב (‘ê·śeḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6212: Herb, herbage

and all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

evildoers
פֹּ֣עֲלֵי (pō·‘ă·lê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 6466: To do, make, to practise

flourish,
וַ֭יָּצִיצוּ (way·yā·ṣî·ṣū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6692: To twinkle, glance, to blossom

they will be
עַֽד׃ (‘aḏ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

forever
עֲדֵי־ (‘ă·ḏê-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5703: A, terminus, duration, advance, perpetuity

destroyed.
לְהִשָּֽׁמְדָ֥ם (lə·hiš·šā·mə·ḏām)
Preposition-l | Verb - Nifal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8045: To be exterminated or destroyed
(7) This verse apparently introduces the statement of the truth which the sensualist does not understand, viz., that the prosperity of the wicked is only momentary, and will render their destruction all the more impressive. The Authorised Version is incorrect in introducing the second conjunction "when." Literally, In the springing of the wicked like grass, flourish all the workers of iniquity to be destroyed for ever, i.e., the prosperity of an evil class or community gives an impulse to evil, and apparently for a time iniquity seems to have the upper hand, but it is only that the inevitable destruction may be more signal. For the emblematic use of vegetable life in the psalter see Note, Psalm 1:3-4.

Verse 7. - When the wicked spring as the grass; i.e. "spring up" - "flourish" (see ver. 12). The difficulty is that which disturbed Job (Job 21:7-21) and Asaph (Psalm 73:2-15), viz. the prosperity of the wicked. The present writer, however, is not disturbed - he sees in their prosperous condition nothing but a prelude to their overthrow. And when all the workers of iniquity do flourish; or, "do blossom." It is that they shall be destroyed forever; literally, it is for their destruction forever (comp. Psalm 73:18-20). 92:7-15 God sometimes grants prosperity to wicked men in displeasure; yet they flourish but for a moment. Let us seek for ourselves the salvation and grace of the gospel, that being daily anointed by the Holy Spirit, we may behold and share the Redeemer's glory. It is from his grace, by his word and Spirit, that believers receive all the virtue that keeps them alive, and makes them fruitful. Other trees, when old, leave off bearing, but in God's trees the strength of grace does not fail with the strength of nature. The last days of the saints are sometimes their best days, and their last work their best work: perseverance is sure evidence of sincerity. And may every sabbath, while it shows forth the Divine faithfulness, find our souls resting more and more upon the Lord our righteousness.
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