Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 a stronghold to the upright,
But it is ruin to those who do evil.

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.

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 shall perish. 29 The way of LORD is a stronghold to the upright, but it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity. 30 A righteous man shall never be removed, but the wicked shall not dwell in the land.



Cross References

Proverbs 21:15

It is joy to the righteous to do justice, but it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.

Job 31:3

Is it not calamity to the unrighteous, and disaster to the workers of iniquity?

Psalm 1:6

For LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked shall perish.

Psalm 36:12

There are the workers of iniquity fallen. They are thrust down, and shall not be able to rise.

Psalm 37:20

But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of LORD [is] as the fat of lambs: they shall disintegrate; they shall disintegrate away into smoke.

Psalm 84:7

They go from strength to strength; each one of them appears before God in Zion.

Psalm 92:7

When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity flourish, it is that they shall be destroyed forever,

Isaiah 40:31

But those who wait for LORD shall renew their strength. They shall mount up with wings as eagles. They shall run, and not be weary. They shall walk, and not faint.

Zechariah 10:12

And I will strengthen them in LORD, and they shall walk up and down in his name, says LORD.

Matthew 7:22-23

Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy by thy name, and by thy name cast out demons, and by thy name do many mighty works?

Luke 13:26-27

then ye will begin to say, We ate and drank in thy presence, and thou taught in our thoroughfares.

Romans 2:8-9

but to those of self-interest, and who indeed disobey the truth but have confidence in unrighteousness--anger and wrath,

Philippians 4:13

I can do all things in the Christ who strengthens me.

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