Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

What the wicked fears will come upon him, But the desire of the righteous will be granted.

King James Version

The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

Holman Bible

What the wicked dreads will come to him,
but what the righteous desire will be given to them.

International Standard Version

What the wicked fears will come about, but the longing of the righteous will be granted.

A Conservative Version

The fear of a wicked man shall come upon him. And the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

American Standard Version

The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him; And the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

Amplified

The thing a wicked man fears shall come upon him, but the desire of the [uncompromisingly] righteous shall be granted.

Bible in Basic English

The thing feared by the evil-doer will come to him, but the upright man will get his desire.

Darby Translation

The fear of a wicked man, it shall come upon him; but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him, but God shall grant the desire of the righteous.

Julia Smith Translation

The fear of the unjust one it shall come to him: and the desire of the just shall be given.

King James 2000

The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The dread of the wicked will come upon him, but the desire of the righteous will be granted.

Modern King James verseion

What the wicked fears shall come upon him; but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The thing that the ungodly are afraid of, shall come upon them; but the righteous shall have their desire.

NET Bible

What the wicked fears will come on him; what the righteous desire will be granted.

New Heart English Bible

What the wicked fear, will overtake them, but the desire of the righteous will be granted.

The Emphasized Bible

The dread of the lawless one, the same, shall overtake him, but, the desire of the righteous, shall he granted.

Webster

The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

World English Bible

What the wicked fear, will overtake them, but the desire of the righteous will be granted.

Youngs Literal Translation

The feared thing of the wicked it meeteth him, And the desire of the righteous is given.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מגורה 
M@gowrah 
Usage: 1

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

it shall come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

upon him but the desire
תּאוה 
Ta'avah 
Usage: 20

of the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

23 Doing wickedness is like sport to a fool, And so is wisdom to a man of understanding. 24 What the wicked fears will come upon him, But the desire of the righteous will be granted. 25 When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more, But the righteous has an everlasting foundation.



Cross References

Matthew 5:6

"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

Psalm 145:19

He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him; He will also hear their cry and will save them.

1 John 5:14-15

This is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.

Job 15:21

"Sounds of terror are in his ears; While at peace the destroyer comes upon him.

Job 3:25

"For what I fear comes upon me, And what I dread befalls me.

Isaiah 66:4

So I will choose their punishments And will bring on them what they dread Because I called, but no one answered; I spoke, but they did not listen And they did evil in My sight And chose that in which I did not delight."

Hebrews 10:27

but a terrifying expectation of judgment and THE FURY OF A FIRE WHICH WILL CONSUME THE ADVERSARIES.

Psalm 21:2

You have given him his heart's desire, And You have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah.

Psalm 37:4

Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.

John 14:18

"I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.

John 16:24

"Until now you have asked for nothing in My name; ask and you will receive, so that your joy may be made full.

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