Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The hope of the righteous is gladness, But the expectation of the wicked perishes.

King James Version

The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

Holman Bible

The hope of the righteous is joy, but the expectation of the wicked comes to nothing.

International Standard Version

What the righteous hope for brings joy, but the expectation of the wicked dies.

A Conservative Version

The hope of the righteous [is] gladness, but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

American Standard Version

The hope of the righteous'shall be gladness; But the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

Amplified

The hope of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) is gladness, but the expectation of the wicked (those who are out of harmony with God) comes to nothing.

Bible in Basic English

The hope of the upright man will give joy, but the waiting of the evil-doer will have its end in sorrow.

Darby Translation

The hope of the righteous is joy; but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The hope of the righteous is joy, but the hope of the wicked shall perish.

Julia Smith Translation

The hope of the just is gladness: and the expectation of the unjust shall perish.

King James 2000

The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The hope of the righteous [is] gladness, but the expectation of the wicked comes to nothing.

Modern King James verseion

The hope of the righteous is gladness; but the hope of the wicked shall perish.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The patient abiding of the righteous shall be turned to gladness; but the hope of the ungodly shall perish.

NET Bible

The hope of the righteous is joy, but the expectation of the wicked will remain unfulfilled.

New Heart English Bible

The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hope of the wicked will perish.

The Emphasized Bible

The hope of the righteous, shall be gladness, but, the expectation of the lawless, shall vanish.

Webster

The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

World English Bible

The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hope of the wicked will perish.

Youngs Literal Translation

The hope of the righteous is joyful, And the expectation of the wicked perisheth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּוחלת 
Towcheleth 
Usage: 6

of the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

שׂמחה 
Simchah 
Usage: 93

but the expectation
תּקוה 
Tiqvah 
Usage: 34

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

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. 29 The way of the LORD is a stronghold to the upright, But ruin to the workers of iniquity.



Cross References

Job 8:13

"So are the paths of all who forget God; And the hope of the godless will perish,

Proverbs 11:7

When a wicked man dies, his expectation will perish, And the hope of strong men perishes.

Job 11:20

"But the eyes of the wicked will fail, And there will be no escape for them; And their hope is to breathe their last."

Psalm 16:9

Therefore my heart is glad and my glory rejoices; My flesh also will dwell securely.

Psalm 73:24-26

With Your counsel You will guide me, And afterward receive me to glory.

Psalm 112:10

The wicked will see it and be vexed, He will gnash his teeth and melt away; The desire of the wicked will perish.

Proverbs 14:32

The wicked is thrust down by his wrongdoing, But the righteous has a refuge when he dies.

Luke 16:23-26

"In Hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far away and Lazarus in his bosom.

Romans 5:2

through whom also we have obtained our introduction by faith into this grace in which we stand; and we exult in hope of the glory of God.

Romans 12:12

rejoicing in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,

Romans 15:13

Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

2 Thessalonians 2:16

Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given us eternal comfort and good hope by grace,



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