Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

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 turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and dieth in them; for his iniquity that he hath done shall he die. 27 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. 28 Because he considereth, and turneth away from all his transgressions that he hath committed, he shall surely live, he shall not die.


Cross References

Isaiah 1:18

Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Ezekiel 18:21

But if the wicked will turn from all his sins that he hath committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die.

Ezekiel 33:5

He heard the sound of the trumpet, and took not warning; his blood shall be upon him. But he that taketh warning shall deliver his soul.

Matthew 9:13

But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

Matthew 21:28-32

But what think ye? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to day in my vineyard.

Acts 2:40

And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.

Acts 3:19

Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord;

Acts 20:21

Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 26:20

But shewed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judaea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance.

1 Timothy 4:16

Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.

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