Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

The way of the LORD is strength to the upright: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.

Holman Bible

The way of the Lord is a stronghold for the honorable,
but destruction awaits the malicious.

International Standard Version

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.

A Conservative Version

The way of LORD is a stronghold to the upright, but it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.

American Standard Version

The way of Jehovah is a stronghold to the upright; But it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.

Amplified

The way of the Lord is strength and a stronghold to the upright, but it is destruction to the workers of iniquity.

Bible in Basic English

The way of the Lord is a strong tower for the upright man, but destruction to the workers of evil.

Darby Translation

The way of Jehovah is strength to the perfect man, but destruction to the workers of iniquity.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The way of the LORD is strength to the perfect, but it is terror to the workers of iniquity.

Julia Smith Translation

The way of Jehovah is a fortress to the upright one: and destruction to those doing iniquity.

King James 2000

The way of the LORD is strength to the upright: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A stronghold for the upright is the way of Yahweh, but ruin [belongs] to {evildoers}.

Modern King James verseion

The way of Jehovah is strength to the upright; but ruin is to the workers of iniquity.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The way of the LORD giveth a courage unto the godly; but it is a fear for wicked doers.

NET Bible

The way of the Lord is like a stronghold for the upright, but it is destruction to evildoers.

New Heart English Bible

The way of the LORD is a stronghold to the upright, but it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.

The Emphasized Bible

A refuge for the blameless, is the path of Yahweh, but, destruction, awaiteth the workers of iniquity.

Webster

The way of the LORD is strength to the upright: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.

World English Bible

The way of Yahweh is a stronghold to the upright, but it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.

Youngs Literal Translation

The way of Jehovah is strength to the perfect, And ruin to workers of iniquity.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of the Lord

Usage: 0

מעז מעז מעוּז מעוז 
Ma`owz 
Usage: 36

מחתּה 
M@chittah 
Usage: 11

shall be to the workers
פּעל 
Pa`al 
Usage: 57

References

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

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. 30 The righteous will never be shaken, But the wicked will not dwell in the land.



Cross References

Proverbs 21:15

The exercise of justice is joy for the righteous, But is terror to the workers of iniquity.

Job 31:3

"Is it not calamity to the unjust And disaster to those who work iniquity?

Psalm 1:6

For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, But the way of the wicked will perish.

Psalm 36:12

There the doers of iniquity have fallen; They have been thrust down and cannot rise.

Psalm 37:20

But the wicked will perish; And the enemies of the LORD will be like the glory of the pastures, They vanish--like smoke they vanish away.

Psalm 84:7

They go from strength to strength, Every one of them appears before God in Zion.

Psalm 92:7

That when the wicked sprouted up like grass And all who did iniquity flourished, It was only that they might be destroyed forevermore.

Isaiah 40:31

Yet those who wait for the LORD Will gain new strength; They will mount up with wings like eagles, They will run and not get tired, They will walk and not become weary.

Zechariah 10:12

"And I will strengthen them in the LORD, And in His name they will walk," declares the LORD.

Matthew 7:22-23

"Many will say to Me on that day, 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your name cast out demons, and in Your name perform many miracles?'

Luke 13:26-27

"Then you will begin to say, 'We ate and drank in Your presence, and You taught in our streets';

Romans 2:8-9

but to those who are selfishly ambitious and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, wrath and indignation.

Philippians 4:13

I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.

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