(A)For I was envious of the boastful,
When I saw the prosperity of the (B)wicked.

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For I was (A)envious of the [a]arrogant
As I saw the (B)prosperity of the wicked.

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  1. Psalm 73:3 Or boasters


For I was envious of the arrogant
As I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

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For I envied(A) the arrogant
    when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.(B)

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For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

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Therefore pride serves as their necklace;
Violence covers them (A)like a garment.

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Therefore arrogance is (A)their necklace;
The (B)garment of violence covers them.

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Therefore pride is their necklace;
Violence covers them like a garment [like a long, luxurious robe].

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Therefore pride(A) is their necklace;(B)
    they clothe themselves with violence.(C)

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Therefore pride compasseth them about as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment.

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(A)They scoff and speak wickedly concerning oppression;
They (B)speak [a]loftily.
They set their mouth (C)against the heavens,
And their tongue walks through the earth.

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  1. Psalm 73:8 Proudly

They (A)mock and [a]wickedly speak of oppression;
They (B)speak from on high.
They have (C)set their mouth [b]against the heavens,
And their tongue [c]parades through the earth.

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  1. Psalm 73:8 Or they speak in wickedness; From on high they speak of oppression
  2. Psalm 73:9 Or in
  3. Psalm 73:9 Lit walks


They mock and wickedly speak of oppression;
They speak loftily [with malice].

They set their mouth against the heavens,
And their tongue swaggers through the earth.(A)

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They scoff, and speak with malice;(A)
    with arrogance(B) they threaten oppression.(C)
Their mouths lay claim to heaven,
    and their tongues take possession of the earth.

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They are corrupt, and speak wickedly concerning oppression: they speak loftily.

They set their mouth against the heavens, and their tongue walketh through the earth.

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18 Surely (A)You set them in slippery places;
You cast them down to destruction.

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18 You indeed put them on (A)slippery ground;
You dropped them into [a](B)ruin.

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  1. Psalm 73:18 Or deception

18 
Surely You set the wicked-minded and immoral on slippery places;
You cast them down to destruction.

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18 Surely you place them on slippery ground;(A)
    you cast them down to ruin.(B)

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18 Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction.

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