Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 Fearing the LORD prolongs life, but the wicked will not live long. 28 What the righteous hope for brings joy, but the expectation of the wicked dies. 29 To the upright, the way of the LORD is a place of safety, but it's a place of ruin to those who practice evil.



Cross References

Job 8:13

Such are the paths of everyone who forgets God the hope of the godless will be destroyed:

Proverbs 11:7

When a wicked person dies, his hope vanishes; and what he expected from his scheming comes to nothing.

Job 11:20

But what the wicked look for will fail; their way of escape will be taken away from them; their only hope is to take their final breath."

Psalm 16:9

Therefore, my heart is glad, my whole being rejoices, and my body will dwell securely.

Psalm 73:24-26

You will guide me with your wise advice, and later you will receive me with honor.

Psalm 112:10

The wicked person sees this and flies into a rage; his teeth gnash and wear away. The desire of the wicked will amount to nothing.

Proverbs 14:32

The wicked person is thrown down by his own wrongdoing, but the righteous person has a place of safety in death.

Luke 16:23-26

In the afterlife, where he was in constant torment, he looked up and saw Abraham far away and Lazarus by his side.

Romans 5:2

Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace by which we have been established, and we boast because of our hope in God's glory.

Romans 12:12

Be joyful in hope, patient in trouble, and persistent in prayer.

Romans 15:13

Now may God, the source of hope, fill you with all joy and peace as you believe, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

2 Thessalonians 2:16

May our Lord Jesus, the Messiah himself, and may God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal comfort and good hope,

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