Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Again, when a wicked man turns away from his wickedness which he has committed and practices justice and righteousness, he will save his life.

King James Version

Again, when the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.

Holman Bible

But if a wicked person turns from the wickedness he has committed and does what is just and right, he will preserve his life.

International Standard Version

When a wicked person quits his wicked behavior and does what's just and right, he'll be enabled to live.

A Conservative Version

Again, when a wicked man turns away from his wickedness that he has committed, and does that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.

American Standard Version

Again, when the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.

Amplified

Again, when the wicked man turns away from his wickedness which he has committed and does that which is lawful and right, he shall save his life.

Bible in Basic English

Again, when the evil-doer, turning away from the evil he has done, does what is ordered and right, he will have life for his soul.

Darby Translation

And when the wicked turneth from his wickedness which he hath committed, and doeth judgment and justice, he shall keep his soul alive.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Again, when the wicked man leaves his wickedness that he has committed and lives according to judgment and righteousness, he shall cause his soul to live.

Julia Smith Translation

And in the unjust one turning back from his injustice which he did; and he will do judgment and justice, he shall save his soul alive.

King James 2000

Again, when the wicked man turns away from his wickedness that he has committed, and does that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And when the wicked turns from his wickedness that he did and he does justice and righteousness, {he will preserve his life}.

Modern King James verseion

Again, when the wicked turns away from his wickedness that he has committed and does that which is lawful and righteous, he shall save his soul alive.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when a wicked turneth from his wickedness and doth justly and righteously, he shall save his soul:

NET Bible

When a wicked person turns from the wickedness he has committed and does what is just and right, he will preserve his life.

New Heart English Bible

Again, when the wicked man turns away from his wickedness that he has committed, and does that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.

The Emphasized Bible

But when a lawless man turneth away from his lawlessness which he hath done, And hath done justice and righteousness He, shall save his own soul, alive:

Webster

Again, when a wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.

World English Bible

Again, when the wicked man turns away from his wickedness that he has committed, and does that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.

Youngs Literal Translation

And in the turning back of the wicked From his wickedness that he hath done, And he doth judgment and righteousness, He his soul doth keep alive.

Interlinear

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

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

רשׁעה 
Rish`ah 
Usage: 15

and right
צדקה 
Ts@daqah 
Usage: 157

he shall save
חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

Context Readings

God's Just Treatment Of Individuals, Both Righteous And Wicked

26 "When a righteous man turns away from his righteousness, commits iniquity and dies because of it, for his iniquity which he has committed he will die. 27 "Again, when a wicked man turns away from his wickedness which he has committed and practices justice and righteousness, he will save his life. 28 "Because he considered and turned away from all his transgressions which he had committed, he shall surely live; he shall not die.


Cross References

Isaiah 1:18

"Come now, and let us reason together," Says the LORD, "Though your sins are as scarlet, They will be as white as snow; Though they are red like crimson, They will be like wool.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way And the unrighteous man his thoughts; And let him return to the LORD, And He will have compassion on him, And to our God, For He will abundantly pardon.

Ezekiel 18:21

"But if the wicked man turns from all his sins which he has committed and observes all My statutes and practices justice and righteousness, he shall surely live; he shall not die.

Ezekiel 33:5

'He heard the sound of the trumpet but did not take warning; his blood will be on himself. But had he taken warning, he would have delivered his life.

Matthew 9:13

"But go and learn what this means: 'I DESIRE COMPASSION, AND NOT SACRIFICE,' for I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners."

Matthew 21:28-32

"But what do you think? A man had two sons, and he came to the first and said, 'Son, go work today in the vineyard.'

Acts 2:40

And with many other words he solemnly testified and kept on exhorting them, saying, "Be saved from this perverse generation!"

Acts 3:19

"Therefore repent and return, so that your sins may be wiped away, in order that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord;

Acts 20:21

solemnly testifying to both Jews and Greeks of repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 26:20

but kept declaring both to those of Damascus first, and also at Jerusalem and then throughout all the region of Judea, and even to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds appropriate to repentance.

1 Timothy 4:16

Pay close attention to yourself and to your teaching; persevere in these things, for as you do this you will ensure salvation both for yourself and for those who hear you.

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