Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Blessings are upon the head of a righteous man, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

New American Standard Bible

Blessings are on the head of the righteous,
But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

King James Version

Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

Holman Bible

Blessings are on the head of the righteous,
but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

International Standard Version

Blessings come upon the head of the righteous, but the words of the wicked conceal violence.

American Standard Version

Blessings are upon the head of the righteous; But violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

Amplified


Blessings are on the head of the righteous [the upright, those in right standing with God],
But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

Bible in Basic English

Blessings are on the head of the upright, but the face of sinners will be covered with sorrow.

Darby Translation

Blessings are upon the head of a righteous man; but the mouth of the wicked covereth violence.

Julia Smith Translation

Blessings upon the head of the just one: and violence shall cover the mouth of the unjust

King James 2000

Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Blessings [belong] to the head of the righteous, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

Modern King James verseion

Blessings are on the head of the just; but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Loving and favorable is the face of the righteous; but the forehead of the ungodly is past shame, and presumptuous.

NET Bible

Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but the speech of the wicked conceals violence.

New Heart English Bible

Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

The Emphasized Bible

Blessings, are for the head of the righteous man, but, the mouth of the lawless, covereth up wrong.

Webster

Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.

World English Bible

Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

Youngs Literal Translation

Blessings are for the head of the righteous, And the mouth of the wicked cover doth violence.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּרכה 
B@rakah 
Usage: 69

are upon the head
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

of the just
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

the mouth
פּה 
Peh 
Usage: 497

References

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

5 He who gathers in summer is a wise son. He who sleeps in harvest is a son who causes shame. 6 Blessings are upon the head of a righteous man, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked. 7 The memory of a righteous man is blessed, but the name of the wicked shall rot.


Cross References

Proverbs 10:11

The mouth of a righteous man is a fountain of life, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

Proverbs 28:20

A faithful man shall abound with blessings, but he who makes haste to be rich shall not be unpunished.

Deuteronomy 28:2

and all these blessings shall come upon thee, and overtake thee, if thou shall hearken to the voice of LORD thy God:

Esther 7:8

Then the king returned out of the palace garden into the place of the banquet of wine, and Haman was fallen upon the couch on which Esther was. Then the king said, Will he even force the queen before me in the house? As the word we

Job 29:13

The blessing of him who was ready to perish came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Psalm 107:42

The upright shall see it, and be glad. And all iniquity shall stop her mouth.

Proverbs 11:26

The people shall curse him who withholds grain, but a blessing shall be upon the head of him who sells it.

Proverbs 24:25

But to those who rebuke [him] shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come upon them.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that as many things as the law says, it says to those in the law, so that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become accountable to God.

2 Timothy 1:16-18

May the Lord grant mercy to the house of Onesiphorus, because he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chain.

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