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Psalm 73

Psa. 73:12 KJV (With Strong’s)

Behold, these are the ungodly
rasha` (Hebrew #7563)
morally wrong; concretely, an (actively) bad person
KJV usage: + condemned, guilty, ungodly, wicked (man), that did wrong.
Pronounce: raw-shaw'
Origin: from 7561
, who prosper
shalev (Hebrew #7961)
feminine shlevah {shel-ay-vaw'}; from 7951; tranquil; (in a bad sense) careless; abstractly, security
KJV usage: (being) at ease, peaceable, (in) prosper(-ity), quiet(-ness), wealthy.
Pronounce: shaw-lave'
Origin: or shaleyv {shaw-lave'}
in the world
`owlam (Hebrew #5769)
from 5956; properly, concealed, i.e. the vanishing point; generally, time out of mind (past or future), i.e. (practically) eternity; frequentatively, adverbial (especially with prepositional prefix) always
KJV usage: alway(-s), ancient (time), any more, continuance, eternal, (for, (n-))ever(-lasting, -more, of old), lasting, long (time), (of) old (time), perpetual, at any time, (beginning of the) world (+ without end). Compare 5331, 5703.
Pronounce: o-lawm'
Origin: or lolam {o-lawm'}
; they increase
sagah (Hebrew #7685)
to enlarge (especially upward, also figuratively)
KJV usage: grow (up), increase.
Pronounce: saw-gaw'
Origin: a primitive root
in riches
chayil (Hebrew #2428)
probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength
KJV usage: able, activity, (+) army, band of men (soldiers), company, (great) forces, goods, host, might, power, riches, strength, strong, substance, train, (+)valiant(-ly), valour, virtuous(-ly), war, worthy(-ily).
Pronounce: khah'-yil
Origin: from 2342

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J. N. Darby Translation

Behold, these are the wicked, and they prosper in the worlde: they heap up riches.

JND Translation Notes

Or "and they are ever at rest" (i.e. careless). see Ezek. 23.42.