Parallel Verses

Amplified

Blessings are upon the head of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

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.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessings are upon the head of the just, but the mouth of the wicked covers 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, but he who sleeps in harvest is a son who causes shame. 6 Blessings are upon the head of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence. 7 The memory of the [uncompromisingly] righteous is a blessing, but the name of the wicked shall rot.


Cross References

Proverbs 10:11

The mouth of the [uncompromisingly] righteous man is a well of life, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

Proverbs 28:20

A faithful man shall abound with blessings, but he who makes haste to be rich [at any cost] shall not go unpunished.

Deuteronomy 28:2

And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you if you heed the voice of the Lord your God.

Esther 7:8

When the king returned out of the palace garden into the place of the drinking of wine, Haman was falling upon the couch where Esther was. Then said the king, Will he even forcibly assault the queen in my presence, in my own palace? As the king spoke the words, [the servants] covered Haman's face.

Job 29:13

The blessing of him who was about 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, but all iniquity shall shut its mouth.

Proverbs 11:26

The people curse him who holds back grain [when the public needs it], but a blessing [from God and man] is upon the head of him who sells it.

Proverbs 24:25

But to those [upright judges] who rebuke the wicked, it will go well with them and they will find delight, and a good blessing will be upon them.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that [the murmurs and excuses of] every mouth may be hushed and all the world may be held accountable to God.

2 Timothy 1:16-18

May the Lord grant [His] mercy to the family of Onesiphorus, for he often showed me kindness and ministered to my needs [comforting and reviving and bracing me like fresh air]! He was not ashamed of my chains and imprisonment [for Christ's sake].

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