Proverbs 10:16



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The wages of the righteous is life, The income of the wicked, punishment.

King James Version

The labour of the righteous tendeth to life: the fruit of the wicked to sin.

International Standard Version

Honorable wages lead to life; the salaries of the wicked, to retribution.

A Conservative Version

The labor of a righteous man produces life. The fruit of a wicked man [is] to sin.

American Standard Version

The labor of the righteous tendeth to life; The increase of the wicked, to sin.

Amplified

The earnings of the righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) lead to life, but the profit of the wicked leads to further sin.

Bible in Basic English

The work of the upright gives life: the increase of the evil-doer is a cause of sin.

Darby Translation

The labour of a righteous man tendeth to life; the revenue of a wicked man, to sin.

Holman Bible

The labor of the righteous leads to life; the activity of the wicked leads to sin.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The work of the righteous is unto life, but the fruit of the wicked is for sin.

Julia Smith Translation

The labors of the just one, to life: the increase of the unjust to sin.

King James 2000

The labor of the righteous leads to life: the fruit of the wicked to sin.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The wage of the righteous [leads] to life; the gain of the wicked to sin.

Modern King James verseion

The labor of the righteous tends to life; the fruit of the wicked tends to sin.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The righteous laboureth to do good; but the ungodly useth his increase unto sin.

NET Bible

The reward which the righteous receive is life; the recompense which the wicked receive is judgment.

New Heart English Bible

The labor of the righteous leads to life. The increase of the wicked leads to sin.

New simplified Bible

The labor of the righteous leads to life. The yield of the wicked is punishment.

The Emphasized Bible

The labour of the righteous, leadeth to life, the increase of the lawless, to sin.

Webster

The labor of the righteous tendeth to life: the fruit of the wicked to sin.

World English Bible

The labor of the righteous leads to life. The increase of the wicked leads to sin.

Youngs Literal Translation

The wage of the righteous is for life, The increase of the wicked for sin.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּעלּה 
P@`ullah 
Usage: 14

of the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

the fruit
תּבוּאה 
T@buw'ah 
Usage: 42

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

Context Readings

Proverbs Concerning The Mouth

15 The rich man's wealth is his fortress, The ruin of the poor is their poverty. 16 The wages of the righteous is life, The income of the wicked, punishment. 17 He is on the path of life who heeds instruction, But he who ignores reproof goes astray.



Cross References

Proverbs 11:18-19

The wicked earns deceptive wages, But he who sows righteousness gets a true reward.

John 6:27

"Do not work for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you, for on Him the Father, God, has set His seal."

Romans 6:23

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.

Galatians 6:7-9

Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.

Proverbs 11:30

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, And he who is wise wins souls.

Isaiah 3:10-11

Say to the righteous that it will go well with them, For they will eat the fruit of their actions.

Matthew 7:17-18

"So every good tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears bad fruit.

Matthew 12:33-34

"Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for the tree is known by its fruit.

Matthew 15:19

"For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, slanders.

2 Timothy 2:17-18

and their talk will spread like gangrene. Among them are Hymenaeus and Philetus,

2 Timothy 3:13

But evil men and impostors will proceed from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having ministered and in still ministering to the saints.



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