Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

A righteous man shall never be removed, but the wicked shall not dwell in the land.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

The righteous shall never be removed: but the wicked shall not inhabit the earth.

Holman Bible

The righteous will never be shaken,
but the wicked will not remain on the earth.

International Standard Version

The righteous will never be overthrown, but the wicked will never inhabit the land.

American Standard Version

The righteous shall never be removed; But the wicked shall not dwell in the land.

Amplified


The [consistently] righteous will never be shaken,
But the wicked will not inhabit the earth.

Bible in Basic English

The upright man will never be moved, but evil-doers will not have a safe resting-place in the land.

Darby Translation

The righteous man shall never be moved; but the wicked shall not inhabit the land.

Julia Smith Translation

The just one shall not be moved forever: and the unjust shall not inhabit the earth.

King James 2000

The righteous shall never be removed: but the wicked shall not inhabit the land.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The righteous one is forever; he will not be removed. But the wicked will not remain in the land.

Modern King James verseion

The righteous shall never be moved; and the wicked shall not live in the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The righteous shall never be overthrown; but the ungodly shall not remain in the land.

NET Bible

The righteous will never be moved, but the wicked will not inhabit the land.

New Heart English Bible

The righteous will never be removed, but the wicked will not dwell in the land.

The Emphasized Bible

The righteous, to times age-abiding, shall remain unshaken, but, the lawless, shall not inhabit the earth.

Webster

The righteous shall never be removed: but the wicked shall not inhabit the earth.

World English Bible

The righteous will never be removed, but the wicked will not dwell in the land.

Youngs Literal Translation

The righteous to the age is not moved, And the wicked inhabit not the earth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

but the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

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. 31 The mouth of a righteous man brings forth wisdom, but the perverse tongue shall be cut off.



Cross References

Psalm 37:22

For such as are blessed by him shall inherit the land, and those who are cursed by him shall be cut off.

Psalm 125:1

Those who trust in LORD are as mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever.

Psalm 37:28-29

For LORD loves justice, and forsakes not his sanctified. They are preserved forever, but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.

Proverbs 2:21-22

For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it.

Proverbs 10:25

When the whirlwind passes, the wicked man is no more, but the righteous man is an everlasting foundation.

Psalm 16:8

I {beheld (LXX/NT)} LORD always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

Psalm 37:9-10

For evil-doers shall be cut off, but those who wait for LORD, they shall inherit the land.

Psalm 52:5

God will likewise destroy thee forever. He will take thee up, and pluck thee out of thy tent, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.

Psalm 112:6

for he shall never be moved. A righteous man shall be had in everlasting remembrance.

Ezekiel 33:24-26

Son of man, those who inhabit those waste places in the land of Israel speak, saying, Abraham was one, and he inherited the land, but we are many; the land is given us for inheritance.

Micah 2:9-10

Ye cast out the women of my people from their pleasant houses. Ye take away my glory from their young sons forever.

Matthew 21:41

They say to him, Evil men, he will miserably destroy them, and will lease out the vineyard to other farmers, who will render him the fruits in their seasons.

Romans 8:35-39

Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will tribulation, or restriction, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?

2 Peter 1:10-11

Therefore, brothers, instead be diligent to make your calling and selection sure, for doing these things, ye would, no, not ever stumble.

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