Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The fear of the LORD prolongs life, But the years of the wicked will be shortened.

King James Version

The fear of the LORD prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

Holman Bible

The fear of the Lord prolongs life, but the years of the wicked are cut short.

International Standard Version

Fearing the LORD prolongs life, but the wicked will not live long.

A Conservative Version

The fear of LORD prolongs days, but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

American Standard Version

The fear of Jehovah prolongeth days; But the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

Amplified

The reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord prolongs one's days, but the years of the wicked shall be made short.

Bible in Basic English

The fear of the Lord gives long life, but the years of the evil-doer will be cut short.

Darby Translation

The fear of Jehovah prolongeth days; but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The fear of the LORD shall prolong days, but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

Julia Smith Translation

The fear of Jehovah will add days, and the years of the unjust shall be diminished.

King James 2000

The fear of the LORD prolongs days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The fear of Yahweh adds life, but the years of the wicked are shortened.

Modern King James verseion

The fear of Jehovah prolongs days; but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The fear of the LORD maketh a long life; but the years of the ungodly shall be shortened.

NET Bible

Fearing the Lord prolongs life, but the life span of the wicked will be shortened.

New Heart English Bible

The fear of the LORD prolongs days, but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

The Emphasized Bible

The reverence of Yahweh, addeth days, but, the years of the lawless, shall be shortened.

Webster

The fear of the LORD prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

World English Bible

The fear of Yahweh prolongs days, but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

Youngs Literal Translation

The fear of Jehovah addeth days, And the years of the wicked are shortened.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יראה 
Yir'ah 
Usage: 45

of the Lord

Usage: 0

יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

but the years
שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
Usage: 811

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

26 Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, So is the lazy one to those who send him. 27 The fear of the LORD prolongs life, But the years of the wicked will be shortened. 28 The hope of the righteous is gladness, But the expectation of the wicked perishes.



Cross References

Job 15:32-33

"It will be accomplished before his time, And his palm branch will not be green.

Proverbs 3:2

For length of days and years of life And peace they will add to you.

Proverbs 9:11

For by me your days will be multiplied, And years of life will be added to you.

Psalm 55:23

But You, O God, will bring them down to the pit of destruction; Men of bloodshed and deceit will not live out half their days But I will trust in You.

Job 22:15-16

"Will you keep to the ancient path Which wicked men have trod,

Psalm 21:4

He asked life of You, You gave it to him, Length of days forever and ever.

Psalm 34:11-13

Come, you children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD.

Psalm 91:16

"With a long life I will satisfy him And let him see My salvation."

Proverbs 3:16

Long life is in her right hand; In her left hand are riches and honor.

Ecclesiastes 7:17

Do not be excessively wicked and do not be a fool. Why should you die before your time?

Jeremiah 17:11

"As a partridge that hatches eggs which it has not laid, So is he who makes a fortune, but unjustly; In the midst of his days it will forsake him, And in the end he will be a fool."

Luke 12:20

"But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your soul is required of you; and now who will own what you have prepared?'

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