New International Version
This is what the wicked are like-- always free of care, they go on amassing wealth.
King James Bible
Behold, these are the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase in riches.
Darby Bible Translation
Behold, these are the wicked, and they prosper in the world: they heap up 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.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
These are the ungodly - The people still speak. It is the ungodly that prosper, the irreligious and profane.
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those who trust in their wealth and boast of their great riches?
"Here now is the man who did not make God his stronghold but trusted in his great wealth and grew strong by destroying others!"
They are free from common human burdens; they are not plagued by human ills.
There is something else meaningless that occurs on earth: the righteous who get what the wicked deserve, and the wicked who get what the righteous deserve. This too, I say, is meaningless.
"Arise and attack a nation at ease, which lives in confidence," declares the LORD, "a nation that has neither gates nor bars; its people live far from danger.
"The noise of a carefree crowd was around her; drunkards were brought from the desert along with men from the rabble, and they put bracelets on the wrists of the woman and her sister and beautiful crowns on their heads.
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