Psalms 10:3

“For the wicked boasteth of his hearts desire, and blesseth the couetous, whom the Lord abhorreth.”

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Commentary for Psalms 10

For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, [whom] the LORD abhorreth.
- King James Version

For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire, And the greedy man curses {and} spurns the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, And the covetous renounceth, `yea', contemneth Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the evil-doer is lifted up because of the purpose of his heart, and he whose mind is fixed on wealth is turned away from the Lord, saying evil against him.
- Basic English Bible

For the wicked boasteth of his soul's desire, and he blesseth the covetous; he contemneth Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the LORD abhorreth.
- Webster's Bible

For the wicked boasts of his heart's cravings. He blesses the greedy, and condemns Yahweh.
- World English Bible

Because the wicked hath boasted Of the desire of his soul, And a dishonest gainer he hath blessed, He hath despised Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and the covetous vaunteth himself, though he contemn the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Commentary for Psalms 10

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 10:3

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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