Parallel Verses

King James 2000

The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but 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.

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


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.

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 wrong: but a man of understanding has wisdom. 24 The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted. 25 As the whirlwind passes, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.



Cross References

Matthew 5:6

Blessed are they who do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

Psalm 145:19

He will fulfill the desire of them that 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 in him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us:

Job 15:21

A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.

Job 3:25

For the thing which I greatly feared has come upon me, and that which I was afraid of has come unto me.

Isaiah 66:4

I also will choose their delusions, and will bring their fears upon them; because when I called, none did answer; when I spoke, they did not hear: but they did evil before my eyes, and chose that in which I delighted not.

Hebrews 10:27

But a certain fearful expectation of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries.

Psalm 21:2

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

Psalm 37:4

Delight yourself also in the LORD; and he shall give you the desires of your heart.

John 14:18

I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.

John 16:24

Until now have you asked nothing in my name: ask, and you shall receive, that your joy may be full.

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