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Psalm 10:2–4

The wicked in his pride doth bpersecute the poor:

cLet them be taken in the edevices that they have imagined.

For the wicked boasteth of his heart’s desire,

And ||blesseth the covetous, whom the Lord abhorreth.

The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after dGod:

||God is not in all his ethoughts.

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Psalm 10:2–4 — The New International Version (NIV)

In his arrogance the wicked man hunts down the weak,

who are caught in the schemes he devises.

He boasts about the cravings of his heart;

he blesses the greedy and reviles the Lord.

In his pride the wicked man does not seek him;

in all his thoughts there is no room for God.

Psalm 10:2–4 — English Standard Version (ESV)

In arrogance the wicked hotly pursue the poor;

let them be caught in the schemes that they have devised.

For the wicked boasts of the desires of his soul,

and the one greedy for gain curses and renounces the Lord.

In the pride of his face the wicked does not seek him;

all his thoughts are, “There is no God.”

Psalm 10:2–4 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The wicked arrogantly hunt down the poor.

Let them be caught in the evil they plan for others.

For they brag about their evil desires;

they praise the greedy and curse the Lord.

The wicked are too proud to seek God.

They seem to think that God is dead.

Psalm 10:2–4 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

The wicked in his pride persecutes the poor;

Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised.

For the wicked boasts of his heart’s desire;

He blesses the greedy and renounces the Lord.

The wicked in his proud countenance does not seek God;

God is in none of his thoughts.

Psalm 10:2–4 — New Century Version (NCV)

Proudly the wicked chase down those who suffer.

Let them be caught in their own traps.

They brag about the things they want.

They bless the greedy but hate the Lord.

The wicked people are too proud.

They do not look for God;

there is no room for God in their thoughts.

Psalm 10:2–4 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

In the pride of the wicked the poor is hotly pursued;

Let them be taken in the devices that they have conceived.

For the wicked boasteth of his heart’s desire,

And the covetous renounceth, yea, contemneth Jehovah.

The wicked, in the pride of his countenance, saith,

He will not require it.

All his thoughts are,

There is no God.

Psalm 10:2–4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

The wicked, in his pride, doth hotly pursue the afflicted. They shall be taken in the devices that they have imagined. For the wicked boasteth of his soul’s desire, and he blesseth the covetous; he contemneth Jehovah. The wicked saith, in the haughtiness of his countenance, He doth not search out: all his thoughts are, There is no God!

Psalm 10:2–4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The wicked person arrogantly pursues oppressed people. 

He will be caught in the schemes that he planned. 

The wicked person boasts about his selfish desires. 

He blesses robbers, but he curses the Lord

He turns up his nose ⸤and says⸥, “God doesn’t care.” 

His every thought ⸤concludes⸥, “There is no God.” 

Psalm 10:2–4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

In arrogance the wicked relentlessly pursue the afflicted;

let them be caught in the schemes they have devised.

For the wicked one boasts about his own cravings;

the one who is greedy curses and despises the Lord.

In all his scheming,

the wicked arrogantly thinks:

“There is no accountability,

since God does not exist.”

Psalm 10:2–4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

In arrogance the wicked persecute the poor—

let them be caught in the schemes they have devised.

For the wicked boast of the desires of their heart,

those greedy for gain curse and renounce the Lord.

In the pride of their countenance the wicked say, “God will not seek it out”;

all their thoughts are, “There is no God.”

Psalm 10:2–4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

In arrogance the wicked persecutes the poor.

Let them be caught in the schemes that they devised,

for the wicked boasts about the desire of his heart,

and the one greedy for gain curses and treats Yahweh with contempt.

With bald-faced pride the wicked will not seek God.

There is no God in any of his thoughts.

Psalm 10:2–4 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

An evil person is proud and hunts down those who are weak.

He catches weak people by making clever plans.

He brags about what his heart longs for.

He speaks well of those who always want more.

He attacks the Lord with his words.

Because he is proud, that evil person doesn’t turn to the Lord.

There is no room for God in any of his thoughts.

Psalm 10:2–4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

In pride the wicked hotly pursue the afflicted;

Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised.

For the wicked boasts of his heart’s desire,

And the greedy man curses and spurns the Lord.

The wicked, in the haughtiness of his countenance, does not seek Him.

All his thoughts are, “There is no God.”