Psalm 73:3-9 NIV

3 For I envied1 the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.2

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4 They have no struggles; their bodies are healthy and strong.a

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    • a 73:4 - With a different word division of the Hebrew; Masoretic Text "struggles at their death; / their bodies are healthy"
      5 They are free3 from the burdens common to man; they are not plagued by human ills.

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      6 Therefore pride4 is their necklace;5 they clothe themselves with violence.6

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      7 From their callous hearts7 comes iniquityb; the evil conceits of their minds know no limits.

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        • b 73:7 - Syriac (see also Septuagint); Hebrew "Their eyes bulge with fat"
          8 They scoff, and speak with malice;8 in their arrogance9 they threaten oppression.10

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          9 Their mouths lay claim to heaven, and their tongues take possession of the earth.