Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Tell the righteous that it will go well for them,
for they will eat the fruit of their labor.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Say ye to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

International Standard Version

"Tell the righteous that things will go well, because they will enjoy the fruit of their actions."

A Conservative Version

Say ye of the righteous, that [it is] well, for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

American Standard Version

Say ye of the righteous, that it shall be well with him ; for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

Amplified

Say to the righteous that it shall be well with them, for they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.

Bible in Basic English

Happy is the upright man! for he will have joy of the fruit of his ways.

Darby Translation

Say ye of the righteous that it shall be well with him, for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Say unto the righteous that it shall be well with him, for they shall eat of the fruit of their doings.

Julia Smith Translation

Say to the just, that it is good that they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

King James 2000

Say you to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Tell [the] innocent that [it is] good for they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.

Modern King James verseion

Say to the righteous that it is well; for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Bid the righteous do well, for they shall enjoy the fruits of their studies.

NET Bible

Tell the innocent it will go well with them, for they will be rewarded for what they have done.

New Heart English Bible

Tell the righteous "Good." For they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.

The Emphasized Bible

Say ye to the righteous It is well! For the fruit of their doings, shall they eat:

Webster

Say ye to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

World English Bible

Tell the righteous "Good!" For they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.

Youngs Literal Translation

Say ye to the righteous, that it is good, Because the fruit of their doings they eat.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ye to the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

the fruit
פּרי 
P@riy 
Usage: 119

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Leaders Of Judah And Jerusalem

9 The look on their faces testifies against them,
and like Sodom, they flaunt their sin.
They do not conceal it.
Woe to them,
for they have brought evil on themselves.
10 Tell the righteous that it will go well for them,
for they will eat the fruit of their labor.
11 Woe to the wicked—it will go badly for them,
for what they have done will be done to them.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:1-14

“Now if you faithfully obey the Lord your God and are careful to follow all His commands I am giving you today, the Lord your God will put you far above all the nations of the earth.

Ecclesiastes 8:12

Although a sinner commits crime a hundred times and prolongs his life, yet I also know that it will go well with God-fearing people, for they are reverent before Him.

Psalm 18:23-24

I was blameless toward Him
and kept myself from sinning.

Psalm 128:1-2

A song of ascents.How happy is everyone who fears the Lord,
who walks in His ways!

Isaiah 26:20-21

Go, my people, enter your rooms
and close your doors behind you.
Hide for a little while until the wrath has passed.

Jeremiah 15:11

The Lord’s ResponseThe Lord said: I will certainly set you free and care for you.
I will certainly intercede for you
in a time of trouble,
in your time of distress, with the enemy.

Ezekiel 9:4

“Pass throughout the city of Jerusalem,” the Lord said to him, “and put a mark on the foreheads of the men who sigh and groan over all the detestable practices committed in it.”

Ezekiel 18:9-19

He follows My statutes and keeps My ordinances, acting faithfully. Such a person is righteous; he will certainly live.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek the Lord, all you humble of the earth,
who carry out what He commands.
Seek righteousness, seek humility;
perhaps you will be concealed
on the day of the Lord’s anger.

Malachi 3:18

So you will again see the difference between the righteous and the wicked, between one who serves God and one who does not serve Him.

Romans 2:5-11

But because of your hardness and unrepentant heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of wrath, when God’s righteous judgment is revealed.

Galatians 6:7-8

Don’t be deceived: God is not mocked. For whatever a man sows he will also reap,

Hebrews 6:10

For God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you showed for His name when you served the saints—and you continue to serve them.

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