New International Version
that though the wicked spring up like grass and all evildoers flourish, they will be destroyed forever.
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:
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.
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!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When the wicked spring as the grass - This is a lesson which is frequently inculcated in the sacred writings. The favor of God towards man is not to be known by outward prosperity; nor is his disapprobation to be known by the adverse circumstances in which any person may be found. When, however, we see the wicked flourish, we may take for granted that their abuse of God's mercies will cause him to cut them off as cumberers of the ground; and, dying in their sins, they are destroyed for ever.
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LibraryDecember 3. Thy Thoughts are Very Deep (Ps. Xcii. 5).
Thy thoughts are very deep (Ps. xcii. 5). When a Roman soldier was told by his guide that if he insisted on taking a certain journey it would probably be fatal he answered, "It is necessary for me to go, it is not necessary for me to live." That was depth. When we are convicted like that we shall come to something. The shallow nature lives in its impulses, its impressions, its intuitions, its instincts, and very largely in its surroundings. The profound character looks beyond all these and moves …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Dialogue i. --The Immutable.
The tents of marauders are undisturbed, and those who provoke God are secure-- those God has in his hand.
for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away.
But all sinners will be destroyed; there will be no future for the wicked.
Deliver me from evildoers and save me from those who are after my blood.
Yet you sweep people away in the sleep of death-- they are like the new grass of the morning:
In the morning it springs up new, but by evening it is dry and withered.
They pour out arrogant words; all the evildoers are full of boasting.
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