New Living Translation
For they brag about their evil desires; they praise the greedy and curse the LORD.
King James Bible
For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the LORD abhorreth.
Darby Bible Translation
For the wicked boasteth of his soul's desire, and he blesseth the covetous; he contemneth Jehovah.
World English Bible
For the wicked boasts of his heart's cravings. He blesses the greedy, and condemns Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
Because the wicked hath boasted Of the desire of his soul, And a dishonest gainer he hath blessed, He hath despised Jehovah.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:3 Boasteth - He glorieth in his very sins which are his shame, and especially in the satisfaction of his desires.
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As we have seen in earlier chapters, the declarations of Holy Writ make it very clear that Israel will yet be restored to God's favor and be rehabilitated in Palestine. But before that glad time arrives, the Jews have to pass through a season of sore trouble and affliction, during which God severely chastises them for their sins and punishes them for the rejection and crucifixion of their Messiah. Fearful indeed have been the past experiences of "the nation of the weary feet" but a darker path than …
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Question Lxxxiii of Prayer
Out of the Deep of Suffering and Sorrow.
"And the Life. " How Christ is the Life.
Why do the wicked get away with despising God? They think, "God will never call us to account."
They trust in their wealth and boast of great riches.
In this life they consider themselves fortunate and are applauded for their success.
How long, O LORD? How long will the wicked be allowed to gloat?
How long will they speak with arrogance? How long will these evil people boast?
The wicked will see this and be infuriated. They will grind their teeth in anger; they will slink away, their hopes thwarted.
LORD, do not let evil people have their way. Do not let their evil schemes succeed, or they will become proud. Interlude
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