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That is what the wicked are like. They have plenty and are always getting more.
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Behold these are sinners; and yet, abounding in the world they have obtained riches.
Psalm 37:35 I have seen the wicked highly exalted, and lifted up like the cedars of Libanus.
Psalm 52:7 Behold the man that made not God his helper: But trusted in the abundance of his riches: and prevailed in his vanity.
Jeremiah 12:1,2 Thou indeed, O Lord, art just, if I plead with thee, but yet I will speak what is just to thee: Why doth the way of the wicked prosper: why is it well with all them that transgress, and do wickedly? . . .
Luke 16:19 There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and feasted sumptuously every day.
James 5:1-3 Go to now, ye rich men: weep and howl in your miseries, which shall come upon you. . . .
Psalm 73:3 Because I had a zeal on occasion of the wicked, seeing the prosperity of sinners.
Psalm 17:14 From the enemies of thy hand. O Lord, divide them from the few of the earth in their life: their belly is filled from thy hidden stores. They are full of children: and they have left to their little ones the rest of their substance.
Psalm 62:10 Trust not in iniquity, and covet not robberies: if riches abound, set not your heart upon them.
Jeremiah 5:17,28 And they shall eat up thy corn, and thy bread: they shall devour thy sons, and thy daughters: they shall eat up thy flocks, and thy herds: they shall eat thy vineyards, and thy figs: and with the sword they shall destroy thy strong cities, wherein thou trustest. . . .
Hosea 12:7,8 He is like Chanaan, there is a deceitful balance in his hand, he hath loved oppression. . . .
ContextEndow the King with Your Justice
…11And they said: How doth God know? and is there knowledge in the most High? 12Behold these are sinners; and yet, abounding in the world they have obtained riches.13And I said: Then have I in vain justified my heart, and washed my hands among the innocent.…
They that trust in their own strength, and glory in the multitude of their riches,
Behold the man that made not God his helper: But trusted in the abundance of his riches: and prevailed in his vanity.
They are not in the labour of men: neither shall they be scourged like other men.
There is also another vanity, which is done upon the earth. There are just men to whom evils happen, as though they had done the works of the wicked: and there are wicked men, who are as secure as though they had the deeds of the just: but this also I judge most vain.
Arise, and go up to a nation that is at ease, and that dwelleth securely, saith the Lord: they have neither gates, nor bars: they dwell alone.
And there was in her the voice of a multitude rejoicing: and to some that were brought of the multitude of men, and that came from the desert, they put bracelets on their hands, and beautiful crowns on their heads.
Additional TranslationsBehold, these are the wicked—always carefree as they increase their wealth.Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.
Behold, these are the wicked; And, being alway at ease, they increase in riches.
Behold, these are the sinners, and they that prosper always: they have possessed wealth.
Behold, these are the wicked, and they prosper in the world: they heap up riches.
Behold, these are the wicked; and, being alway at ease, they increase in riches.
Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.
Behold, these are the wicked. Being always at ease, they increase in riches.
Lo, these are the wicked and easy ones of the age, They have increased strength.
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