Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 Whoever harvests during summer acts wisely, but the son who sleeps during harvest is disgraceful. 6 Blessings come upon the head of the righteous, but the words of the wicked conceal violence. 7 The reputation of the righteous leads to blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.


Cross References

Proverbs 10:11

What the righteous say is a flowing fountain, but what the wicked say conceals violence.

Proverbs 28:20

The faithful man will prosper with blessings, but whoever is in a hurry to get rich will not escape punishment.

Deuteronomy 28:2

Moreover, all these blessings will come upon you in abundance, if you obey the LORD your God:

Esther 7:8

When the king returned to the banquet hall from the palace garden, Haman was prostrate on the couch where Esther was. The king asked, "Will this man even assault the queen with me in the house?" The king had no sooner spoken than they covered Haman's face.

Job 29:13

Those who were about to die blessed me, and I made widows sing for joy.

Psalm 107:42

The upright see it and rejoice, but the mouth of an evil person is shut.

Proverbs 11:26

People will curse whoever withholds grain, but blessing will come to whoever is selling.

Proverbs 24:25

But as for people who rebuke the wicked; a good blessing will fall upon them.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the Law says applies to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be silenced and the whole world held accountable to God.

2 Timothy 1:16-18

May the Lord grant mercy to the family of Onesiphorus, for he often took care of me and was not ashamed that I was a prisoner.

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