New Living Translation
For I envied the proud when I saw them prosper despite their wickedness.
King James Bible
For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Darby Bible Translation
For I was envious at the arrogant, seeing the prosperity of the wicked.
World English Bible
For I was envious of the arrogant, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Young's Literal Translation
The peace of the wicked I see, That there are no bands at their death,
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"Whom have I in Heaven but Thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside Thee."--Ps. lxxiii. 25. Mechthild of Hellfde, 1277. tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899 Thus speaks the Bride whose feet have trod The chamber of eternal rest, The secret treasure-house of God, Where God is manifest: "Created things, arise and flee, Ye are but sorrow and care to me." This wide, wide world, so rich and fair, Thou sure canst find thy solace there? "Nay, 'neath the flowers the serpent glides, Amidst the bravery …
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others (Second Series)
The Two Awakings
The Joy of the Lord.
"Why do the wicked prosper, growing old and powerful?
Therefore, the proud may not stand in your presence, for you hate all who do evil.
By the power of your hand, O LORD, destroy those who look to this world for their reward. But satisfy the hunger of your treasured ones. May their children have plenty, leaving an inheritance for their descendants.
A psalm of David. Don't worry about the wicked or envy those who do wrong.
Be still in the presence of the LORD, and wait patiently for him to act. Don't worry about evil people who prosper or fret about their wicked schemes.
They seem to live such painless lives; their bodies are so healthy and strong.
Don't envy sinners, but always continue to fear the LORD.
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