Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Indeed, there is not a righteous man on earth who continually does good and who never sins.

King James Version

For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.

Holman Bible

There is certainly no righteous man on the earth who does good and never sins.

International Standard Version

For there is not a single righteous man on earth who practices good and does not sin.

A Conservative Version

Surely there is not a righteous man upon earth that does good, and sins not.

American Standard Version

Surely there is not a righteous man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.

Amplified

Surely there is not a righteous man upon earth who does good and never sins.

Bible in Basic English

There is no man on earth of such righteousness that he does good and is free from sin all his days.

Darby Translation

Surely there is not a righteous man upon earth, that doeth good and sinneth not.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For surely there is not a just man upon earth that in doing good does not sin.

Julia Smith Translation

For not a just man in the earth, who shall do good and not sin.

King James 2000

For there is not a just man upon earth, that does good, and sins not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Surely there is no one righteous on the earth who [continually] does good and never sins.

Modern King James verseion

For there is not a just man on earth who does good and does not sin.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For there is not one just upon earth, that doth good, and sinneth not.

NET Bible

For there is not one truly righteous person on the earth who continually does good and never sins.

New Heart English Bible

Surely there is not a righteous man on earth, who does good and doesn't sin.

The Emphasized Bible

For, as for men, there is none righteous in the earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.

Webster

For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.

World English Bible

Surely there is not a righteous man on earth, who does good and doesn't sin.

Youngs Literal Translation

Because there is not a righteous man on earth that doth good and sinneth not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For there is not a just
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504


do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

and sinneth
חטא 
Chata' 
Usage: 238

References

Hastings

Sin

Context Readings

Wisdom Is Valuable, But No One Is Completely Righteous

19 Wisdom strengthens a wise man more than ten rulers who are in a city. 20 Indeed, there is not a righteous man on earth who continually does good and who never sins. 21 Also, do not take seriously all words which are spoken, so that you will not hear your servant cursing you.


Cross References

1 Kings 8:46

"When they sin against You (for there is no man who does not sin) and You are angry with them and deliver them to an enemy, so that they take them away captive to the land of the enemy, far off or near;

2 Chronicles 6:36

"When they sin against You (for there is no man who does not sin) and You are angry with them and deliver them to an enemy, so that they take them away captive to a land far off or near,

Proverbs 20:9

Who can say, "I have cleansed my heart, I am pure from my sin"?

Romans 3:23

for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

Psalm 143:2

And do not enter into judgment with Your servant, For in Your sight no man living is righteous.

Job 15:14-16

"What is man, that he should be pure, Or he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?

Psalm 130:3

If You, LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand?

Isaiah 53:6

All of us like sheep have gone astray, Each of us has turned to his own way; But the LORD has caused the iniquity of us all To fall on Him.

Isaiah 64:6

For all of us have become like one who is unclean, And all our righteous deeds are like a filthy garment; And all of us wither like a leaf, And our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.

James 3:2

For we all stumble in many ways If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body as well.

1 John 1:8-10

If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.



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