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Psalms 73:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Behold, these are the wicked; And, being alway at ease, they increase in riches.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Behold, these [are] the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase [in] riches.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Behold, these are the wicked; And always at ease, they have increased [in] wealth.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Behold, these [are] the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase [in] riches.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Behold, these are the wicked, and they prosper in the world: they heap up riches.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Lo! these, are the lawless, Who are secure for an age, They have attained unto wealth.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Lo, these [are] the wicked and easy ones of the age, They have increased strength.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Behold these are sinners; and yet, abounding in the world they have obtained riches.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Behold, these [are] the vngodly: who prosper in the world, they increase [in] riches.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Behold, these [are] the sinners, and they that prosper always: they have possessed wealth.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Behold, these [are] the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase [in] riches.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Behold, x2009
(2009) Complement
הִנֵּה
hinneh
{hin-nay'}
Prolonged for H2005; lo!.
these x428
(0428) Complement
אֵלֶּה
'el-leh
{ale'-leh}
Prolonged from H0411; these or those.
[are] the ungodly, 7563
{7563} Prime
רָשָׁע
rasha`
{raw-shaw'}
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
who prosper 7961
{7961} Prime
שָׁלֵו
shalev
{shaw-lave'}
From H7951; tranquil; (in a bad sense) careless; abstractly security.
in the world; 5769
{5769} Prime
עוֹלָם
`owlam
{o-lawm'}
From H5956; properly concealed, that is, the vanishing point; generally time out of mind (past or future), that is, (practically) eternity; frequentative adverbially (especially with prepositional prefix) always.
they increase 7685
{7685} Prime
שָׂגָה
sagah
{saw-gaw'}
A primitive root; to enlarge (especially upward, also figuratively).
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
[in] riches. 2428
{2428} Prime
חַיִל
chayil
{khah'-yil}
From H2342; probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 73:10-12.


Psalms 73:12

_ _ prosper in the word — literally, “secure for ever.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 73:1-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 73:12

Behold — These seem to be the words of the psalmist, summing up the matter.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
these:

Psalms 37:35 I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.
Psalms 52:7 Lo, [this is] the man [that] made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, [and] strengthened himself in his wickedness.
Jeremiah 12:1-2 Righteous [art] thou, O LORD, when I plead with thee: yet let me talk with thee of [thy] judgments: Wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper? [wherefore] are all they happy that deal very treacherously? ... Thou hast planted them, yea, they have taken root: they grow, yea, they bring forth fruit: thou [art] near in their mouth, and far from their reins.
Luke 16:19 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:
James 5:1-3 Go to now, [ye] rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon [you]. ... Your gold and silver is cankered; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. Ye have heaped treasure together for the last days.

prosper:

Psalms 73:3 For I was envious at the foolish, [when] I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

they:

Psalms 17:14 From men [which are] thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world, [which have] their portion in [this] life, and whose belly thou fillest with thy hid [treasure]: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their [substance] to their babes.
Psalms 62:10 Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart [upon them].
Jeremiah 5:17 And they shall eat up thine harvest, and thy bread, [which] thy sons and thy daughters should eat: they shall eat up thy flocks and thine herds: they shall eat up thy vines and thy fig trees: they shall impoverish thy fenced cities, wherein thou trustedst, with the sword.
Jeremiah 5:28 They are waxen fat, they shine: yea, they overpass the deeds of the wicked: they judge not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, yet they prosper; and the right of the needy do they not judge.
Hosea 12:7-8 [He is] a merchant, the balances of deceit [are] in his hand: he loveth to oppress. ... And Ephraim said, Yet I am become rich, I have found me out substance: [in] all my labours they shall find none iniquity in me that [were] sin.
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Ps 17:14; 37:35; 52:7; 62:10; 73:3. Jr 5:17, 28; 12:1. Ho 12:7. Lk 16:19. Jm 5:1.

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