Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

26 As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him. 27 The fear of Jehovah prolongeth days; but the years of the wicked shall be shortened. 28 The hope of the righteous is joy; but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.



Cross References

Job 15:32-33

It shall be complete before his day, and his branch shall not be green.

Proverbs 3:2

for length of days, and years of life, and peace shall they add to thee.

Proverbs 9:11

For by me thy days shall be multiplied, and years of life shall be added to thee.

Psalm 55:23

And thou, O God, wilt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days. But as for me, I will confide in thee.

Job 22:15-16

Dost thou mark the ancient path which wicked men have trodden?

Psalm 21:4

He asked life of thee; thou gavest it him, length of days for ever and ever.

Psalm 34:11-13

Come, ye sons, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of Jehovah.

Psalm 91:16

With length of days will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.

Proverbs 3:16

Length of days is in her right hand; in her left hand riches and honour.

Ecclesiastes 7:17

Be not overmuch wicked, neither be thou foolish: why shouldest thou die before thy time?

Jeremiah 17:11

As the partridge sitteth on eggs it hath not laid, so is he that getteth riches and not by right: in the midst of his days shall he leave them, and at his end shall be a fool.

Luke 12:20

But God said to him, Fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee; and whose shall be what thou hast prepared?

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