Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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 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 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 hope of the wicked shall perish. 29 The way of Jehovah is strength to the upright; but ruin is to the workers of iniquity. 30 The righteous shall never be moved; and the wicked shall not live in the earth.



Cross References

Proverbs 21:15

It is joy to the just to do judgment, but ruin shall be to the workers of iniquity.

Job 31:3

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

Psalm 1:6

For Jehovah knows the way of the righteous; but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Psalm 36:12

There the evil-doers have fallen; they are cast down, and cannot rise.

Psalm 37:20

But the wicked shall pass, and the enemies of Jehovah shall be like the beauty of pastures; they are consumed, like smoke they perish.

Psalm 84:7

They go from strength to strength, appearing in Zion before God.

Psalm 92:7

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

Isaiah 40:31

but those who wait on Jehovah 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 Jehovah; and they shall walk up and down in His name, says Jehovah.

Matthew 7:22-23

Many will say to Me in that day, Lord! Lord! Did we not prophesy in Your name, and through Your name throw out demons, and through Your name do many wonderful works?

Luke 13:26-27

then you shall begin to say, We ate and drank in Your presence, and You have taught in our streets.

Romans 2:8-9

But to those who indeed disobeying the truth out of self-seeking, and obeying unrighteousness, will be anger and wrath,

Philippians 4:13

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

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