Psalm 52:7 {51:9}
Good News Translation
"Look, here is someone who did not depend on God for safety, but trusted instead in great wealth and looked for security in being wicked."

Contemporary English Version
"Just look at them now! Instead of trusting God, they trusted their wealth and their cruelty."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold the man that made not God his helper: But trusted in the abundance of his riches: and prevailed in his vanity.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Behold the man that made not God his helper: But trusted in the abundance of his riches: and prevailed in his vanity.

Lo

Isaiah 14:16,17 They that shall see thee, shall turn toward thee, and behold thee. Is this the man that troubled the earth, that shook kingdoms, . . .

John 19:5 (Jesus therefore came forth, bearing the crown of thorns and the purple garment.) And he saith to them: Behold the Man.

made

Psalm 146:3-5 In the children of men, in whom there is no salvation. . . .

Jeremiah 17:5 Thus saith the Lord: Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord.

trusted

Psalm 49:6 They that trust in their own strength, and glory in the multitude of their riches,

Psalm 62:9,10 But vain are the sons of men, the sons of men are liars in the balances: that by vanity they may together deceive. . . .

Job 31:24,25 If I have thought gold my strength, and have said to fine gold: My confidence: . . .

1 Timothy 6:17 Charge the rich of this world not to be highminded nor to trust in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God (who giveth us abundantly all things to enjoy)

strengthened

Psalm 73:7,11,18-20 Their iniquity hath come forth, as it were from fatness: they have passed into the affection of the heart. . . .

Ecclesiastes 8:8 It is not in man's power to stop the spirit, neither hath he power in the day of death, neither is he suffered to rest when war is at hand, neither shall wickedness save the wicked.

Hosea 12:7,8 He is like Chanaan, there is a deceitful balance in his hand, he hath loved oppression. . . .

wickedness.

Context
Why Do You Boast of Evil?
6The just shall see and fear, and shall laugh at him, and say: 7Behold the man that made not God his helper: But trusted in the abundance of his riches: and prevailed in his vanity.8But I, as a fruitful olive tree in the house of God, have hoped in the mercy of God for ever, yea for ever and ever.…
Cross References
Psalm 10:5
God is not before his eyes: his ways are filthy at all times. Thy judgments are removed from his sight: he shall rule over all his enemies.

Psalm 10:6
For he hath said in his heart: I shall not be moved from generation to generation, and shall be without evil.

Psalm 49:6
They that trust in their own strength, and glory in the multitude of their riches,

Psalm 62:10
Trust not in iniquity, and covet not robberies: if riches abound, set not your heart upon them.

Psalm 73:12
Behold these are sinners; and yet, abounding in the world they have obtained riches.

Proverbs 10:15
The work of the just is unto life: but the fruit of the wicked unto sin.

Isaiah 47:10
And thou hast trusted in thy wickedness, and hast said: There is none that seeth me. Thy wisdom, and, thy knowledge, this hath deceived thee. And thou hast said in thy heart: I am, and besides me there is no other.

Jeremiah 8:12
They are confounded, because they have committed abomination: yea rather they are not confounded with confusion, and they have not known how to blush: therefore shall they fall among them that fall; in the time of their visitation they shall fall, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 48:7
For because thou hast trusted in thy bulwarks, and in thy treasures, thou also shalt be taken: and Chamos shall go into captivity, his priests, and his princes together.

Ezekiel 28:5
By the greatness of thy wisdom, and by thy traffic thou hast increased thy strength: and thy heart is lifted up with thy strength.

Ezekiel 31:18
To whom art thou like, O thou that art famous and lofty among the trees of pleasure? Behold, thou art brought down with the trees of pleasure to the lowest parts of the earth: thou shalt sleep in the midst of the uncircumcised, with them that are slain by the sword: this is Pharao, and all his multitude, saith the Lord God.

Additional Translations
“Look at the man who did not make God his refuge, but trusted in the abundance of his wealth, who strengthened himself by bringing destruction.”See, this is the man that made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness.

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.

Behold the man who made not God his help; but trusted in the abundance of his wealth, and strengthened himself in his vanity.

Behold the man that made not God his strength, but put confidence in the abundance of his riches, [and] strengthened himself in his avarice.

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.

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.

"Behold, this is the man who didn't make God his strength, but trusted in the abundance of his riches, and strengthened himself in his wickedness."

'Lo, the man who maketh not God his strong place, And trusteth in the abundance of his riches, He is strong in his mischiefs.'
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