Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


What the wicked fears will come upon him,
But the desire of the righteous [for the blessings of God] will 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.

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 It is as sport to a fool to do mischief, and [so is] wisdom to a man of understanding. 24 The fear of a wicked man shall come upon him. And the desire of the righteous shall be granted. 25 When the whirlwind passes, the wicked man is no more, but the righteous man is an everlasting foundation.



Cross References

Matthew 5:6

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, because they will be filled.

Psalm 145:19

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

1 John 5:14-15

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.

Job 15:21

A sound of terrors is in his ears. In prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.

Job 3:25

For the thing which I fear comes upon me, and that which I am afraid of comes to me.

Isaiah 66:4

I also will choose their delusions, and will bring their fears upon them. Because when I called, none answered. When I spoke, they did not hear. But they did that which was evil in my eyes, and chose that in which I did not delight

Hebrews 10:27

but a certain fearful expectation of judgment and of fire, a fervor that is going to devour the opposition.

Psalm 21:2

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

Psalm 37:4

Delight thyself also in LORD, and he will give thee the desires of thy heart.

John 14:18

I will not leave you orphaned. I am coming to you.

John 16:24

Until now ye have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and ye will receive, so that your joy may be made full.

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