Psalms 73:6

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

Psalms 73:6 in Other Translations

KJV
6 Therefore pride compasseth them about as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment.
ESV
6 Therefore pride is their necklace; violence covers them as a garment.
NLT
6 They wear pride like a jeweled necklace and clothe themselves with cruelty.
MSG
6 Pretentious with arrogance, they wear the latest fashions in violence,
CSB
6 Therefore, pride is their necklace, and violence covers them like a garment.

Psalms 73:6 In-Context

4 They have no struggles; their bodies are healthy and strong.
5 They are free from common human burdens; they are not plagued by human ills.
6 Therefore pride is their necklace; they clothe themselves with violence.
7 From their callous hearts comes iniquity ; their evil imaginations have no limits.
8 They scoff, and speak with malice; with arrogance they threaten oppression.

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Leviticus 26:19
  • 2. S Genesis 41:42; Song of Songs 4:9; Ezekiel 16:11
  • 3. S Genesis 6:11; S Proverbs 4:17; Psalms 109:18
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