Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

The hope of the righteous is gladness; but the hope 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.

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 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 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 Jehovah prolongs days; but the years of the wicked shall be shortened. 28 The hope of the righteous is gladness; but the hope of the wicked shall perish. 29 The way of Jehovah is strength to the upright; but ruin is to the workers of iniquity.



Cross References

Job 8:13

So are the paths of all who forget God; and the hope of the ungodly shall perish.

Proverbs 11:7

When a wicked man dies, his hope shall perish; and the hope of evil ones shall be lost.

Job 11:20

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall have no escape, and their hope shall be like the giving up of the spirit.

Psalm 16:9

Therefore My heart is glad, and My glory rejoices; My flesh also shall rest in hope;

Psalm 73:24-26

You shall lead me with Your counsel, and afterward receive me to glory.

Psalm 112:10

The wicked shall see and be vexed; he shall gnash with his teeth and melt away; the desire of the wicked shall perish.

Proverbs 14:32

The wicked is driven away in his wickedness, but the righteous has hope in his death.

Luke 16:23-26

And in hell he lifted up his eyes, being in torments, and saw Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.

Romans 5:2

Through Him we also have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice on the hope of the glory of God.

Romans 12:12

rejoicing in hope, patient in affliction, steadfastly continuing in prayer,

Romans 15:13

And may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope through the power of the Holy Spirit.

2 Thessalonians 2:16

Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and God, even our Father, who has loved us and has given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace,

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