Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah will not allow the soul of the righteous to go hungry; but He casts away the desire of the wicked.

New American Standard Bible

The Lord will not allow the righteous to hunger,
But He will reject the craving of the wicked.

King James Version

The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.

Holman Bible

The Lord will not let the righteous go hungry,
but He denies the wicked what they crave.

International Standard Version

The LORD won't cause the righteous to hunger, but he will reject what the wicked crave.

A Conservative Version

LORD will not allow the soul of a righteous man to famish, but he thrusts away the desire of the wicked.

American Standard Version

Jehovah will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish; But he thrusteth away the desire of the wicked.

Amplified


The Lord will not allow the righteous to hunger [God will meet all his needs],
But He will reject and cast away the craving of the wicked.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord will not let the upright be in need of food, but he puts far from him the desire of the evil-doers.

Darby Translation

Jehovah suffereth not the soul of the righteous man to famish; but he repelleth the craving of the wicked.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah will not cause the soul of the just one to hunger: and he will thrust away the desire of the unjust

King James 2000

The LORD will not allow the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casts away the desire of the wicked.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh will not cause a righteous person to go hungry, but the craving of the wicked he will thwart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD will not let the soul of the righteous suffer hunger; but he putteth the ungodly from his desire.

NET Bible

The Lord satisfies the appetite of the righteous, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD will not allow the soul of the righteous to go hungry, but he thrusts away the desire of the wicked.

The Emphasized Bible

Yahweh, suffereth not to famish, the soul of the righteous, but, the desire of the lawless, he thrusteth away.

Webster

The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.

World English Bible

Yahweh will not allow the soul of the righteous to go hungry, but he thrusts away the desire of the wicked.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jehovah causeth not the soul of the righteous to hunger, And the desire of the wicked He thrusteth away.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
will not suffer
רעב 
Ra`eb 
Usage: 13

the soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

of the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

to famish
רעב 
Ra`eb 
Usage: 13

but he casteth away
הדף 
Hadaph 
Usage: 11

References

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

2 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing; but righteousness delivers from death. 3 Jehovah will not allow the soul of the righteous to go hungry; but He casts away the desire of the wicked. 4 He who deals with a lazy hand becomes poor; but the hand of the hard worker makes rich.


Cross References

Psalm 34:9-10

O fear Jehovah, His holy ones; for there is nothing lacking to those who fear Him.

Psalm 37:25

I have been young, and am old; yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, or his seed begging bread.

Matthew 6:30-33

Therefore if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is, and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will He not much rather clothe you, little-faiths?

Job 5:20

In famine He shall redeem you from death; and in war from the power of the sword.

Job 20:5-8

that the exulting of the wicked is short, and the joy of the ungodly is for a moment?

Job 20:20-22

Surely he shall not know quietness in his belly; he will not escape with the things of desire.

Job 20:28

The increase of his house shall depart, and shall flow away in the day of his wrath.

Psalm 10:14

You have seen it; for You behold mischief and vexation, to repay it with Your hand. The poor commits himself to You; You are the Helper of the fatherless.

Psalm 33:19

to deliver their soul from death, and to keep them alive in famine.

Psalm 37:3

Trust in Jehovah, and do good; you shall dwell in the land, and you shall be fed on truth.

Psalm 37:19

They shall not be ashamed in the evil time; and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.

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.

Isaiah 33:16

He shall dwell on high; his refuge shall be the strongholds of rocks; bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.

Habakkuk 2:6-8

Shall not all these lift up a parable against him, and a mocking riddle to him, and say, Woe to him who increases what is not his! Until when, then, shall he load the pledges on himself?

Zephaniah 1:18

Their silver nor their gold will not be able to deliver them in the day of Jehovah's wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of His jealousy. For He shall make even a full, yea, a speedy end of all the dwellers in the land.

Luke 12:22-24

And He said to His disciples, Therefore I say to you, Be not anxious as to your life, what you shall eat; nor for the body, what you shall put on.

Luke 12:31

But rather seek the kingdom of God, and all these things shall be added to you.

Hebrews 13:5-6

Let your way of life be without the love of money, and be content with such things as you have, for He has said, "Not at all will I leave you, not at all will I forsake you, never!"

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