Proverbs 29:16



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When the wicked increase, transgression increases; But the righteous will see their fall.

King James Version

When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall.

Holman Bible

When the wicked increase, rebellion increases, but the righteous will see their downfall.

International Standard Version

As the wicked grow powerful, transgression increases, but the righteous will observe their downfall.

A Conservative Version

When the wicked are increased, transgression increases, but the righteous shall look upon their fall.

American Standard Version

When the wicked are increased, transgression increaseth; But the righteous shall look upon their fall.

Amplified

When the wicked are in authority, transgression increases, but the [uncompromisingly] righteous shall see the fall of the wicked.

Bible in Basic English

When evil men are in power, wrongdoing is increased; but the upright will have pleasure when they see their downfall.

Darby Translation

When the wicked increase, transgression increaseth; but the righteous shall see their fall.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increases, but the righteous shall see their fall.

Julia Smith Translation

In increasing the unjust, transion will increase: and the just all look upon their fall.

King James 2000

When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increases: but the righteous shall see their fall.

Lexham Expanded Bible

With the increase of the wicked, transgression will increase, but the righteous will look on his downfall.

Modern King James verseion

When the wicked are multiplied, sin increases; but the righteous shall see their fall.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When the ungodly come up, wickedness increaseth; but the righteous shall see their fall.

NET Bible

When the wicked increase, transgression increases, but the righteous will see their downfall.

New Heart English Bible

When the wicked increase, sin increases; but the righteous will see their downfall.

New simplified Bible

When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increases. But the righteous will see their fall.

The Emphasized Bible

When the lawless become great, transgression increaseth, but, the righteous, shall behold, their ruin.

Webster

When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall.

World English Bible

When the wicked increase, sin increases; but the righteous will see their downfall.

Youngs Literal Translation

In the multiplying of the wicked transgression multiplieth, And the righteous on their fall do look.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
When the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

פּשׁע 
Pesha` 
Usage: 93

רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

but the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

Verse Info

Context Readings

All About Life

15 The rod and reproof give wisdom, But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother. 16 When the wicked increase, transgression increases; But the righteous will see their fall. 17 Correct your son, and he will give you comfort; He will also delight your soul.



Cross References

Psalm 37:36

Then he passed away, and lo, he was no more; I sought for him, but he could not be found.

Psalm 58:10

The righteous will rejoice when he sees the vengeance; He will wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.

Psalm 91:8

You will only look on with your eyes And see the recompense of the wicked.

Psalm 92:11

And my eye has looked exultantly upon my foes, My ears hear of the evildoers who rise up against me.

Psalm 37:34

Wait for the LORD and keep His way, And He will exalt you to inherit the land; When the wicked are cut off, you will see it.

Psalm 92:9

For, behold, Your enemies, O LORD, For, behold, Your enemies will perish; All who do iniquity will be scattered.

Psalm 112:8

His heart is upheld, he will not fear, Until he looks with satisfaction on his adversaries.

Proverbs 29:2

When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan.

Revelation 15:4

"Who will not fear, O Lord, and glorify Your name? For You alone are holy; For ALL THE NATIONS WILL COME AND WORSHIP BEFORE YOU, FOR YOUR RIGHTEOUS ACTS HAVE BEEN REVEALED."

Revelation 18:20

"Rejoice over her, O heaven, and you saints and apostles and prophets, because God has pronounced judgment for you against her."



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