Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


The hope of the righteous [those of honorable character and integrity] is joy,
But the expectation of the wicked [those who oppose God and ignore His wisdom] 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.

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 LORD prolongs days, but the years of the wicked shall be shortened. 28 The hope of the righteous [is] gladness, but the expectation of the wicked shall perish. 29 The way of LORD is a stronghold to the upright, but it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.



Cross References

Job 8:13

So are the paths of all who forget God. And the hope of the profane man shall perish,

Proverbs 11:7

When a wicked man dies, [his] expectation shall perish, and the hope of iniquity perishes.

Job 11:20

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall have no way to flee. And their hope shall be the giving up of the spirit.

Psalm 16:9

Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoices. My flesh also shall dwell in {hope (LXX/NT)}.

Psalm 73:24-26

Thou will guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.

Psalm 112:10

A wicked man shall see it, and be grieved. He shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away. The desire of wicked men shall perish.

Proverbs 14:32

An evil man is thrust down in his evil-doing, but a righteous man has hope in his death.

Luke 16:23-26

And having lifted up his eyes in Hades, being in torments, he sees Abraham from afar and Lazarus by his bosom.

Romans 5:2

through whom also we have access by faith for this grace in which we stand, and we take pride in hope of the glory of God.

Romans 12:12

rejoicing in hope, enduring tribulation, persevering in prayer,

Romans 15:13

Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, for ye to abound in hope in the power of Holy Spirit.

2 Thessalonians 2:16

And may our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and our God and Father who loved us and gave eternal encouragement and good hope through grace,

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