Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The memory of the righteous is blessed, But the name of the wicked will rot.

King James Version

The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot.

Holman Bible

The remembrance of the righteous is a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.

International Standard Version

The reputation of the righteous leads to blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.

A Conservative Version

The memory of a righteous man is blessed, but the name of the wicked shall rot.

American Standard Version

The memory of the righteous is blessed; But the name of the wicked shall rot.

Amplified

The memory of the [uncompromisingly] righteous is a blessing, but the name of the wicked shall rot.

Bible in Basic English

The memory of the upright is a blessing, but the name of the evil-doer will be turned to dust.

Darby Translation

The memory of the righteous man shall be blessed; but the name of the wicked shall rot.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The memory of the just is blessed, but the name of the wicked shall stink.

Julia Smith Translation

The memory of the just one for blessing: and the name of the wicked shall be rotten.

King James 2000

The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The memory of righteousness [is] like a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.

Modern King James verseion

The memory of the just is blessed; but the name of the wicked shall rot.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The memorial of the just shall have a good report; but the name of the ungodly shall stink.

NET Bible

The memory of the righteous is a blessing, but the reputation of the wicked will rot.

New Heart English Bible

The memory of the righteous is blessed, but the name of the wicked will rot.

The Emphasized Bible

The memory of the righteous, yieldeth blessing, but, the name of the lawless, dieth out.

Webster

The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall perish.

World English Bible

The memory of the righteous is blessed, but the name of the wicked will rot.

Youngs Literal Translation

The remembrance of the righteous is for a blessing, And the name of the wicked doth rot.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זכר זכר 
Zeker 
Usage: 23

of the just
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

בּרכה 
B@rakah 
Usage: 69

but the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

6 Blessings are on the head of the righteous, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence. 7 The memory of the righteous is blessed, But the name of the wicked will rot. 8 The wise of heart will receive commands, But a babbling fool will be ruined.


Cross References

Psalm 112:6

For he will never be shaken; The righteous will be remembered forever.

Psalm 9:5-6

You have rebuked the nations, You have destroyed the wicked; You have blotted out their name forever and ever.

Psalm 109:13

Let his posterity be cut off; In a following generation let their name be blotted out.

Ecclesiastes 8:10

So then, I have seen the wicked buried, those who used to go in and out from the holy place, and they are soon forgotten in the city where they did thus. This too is futility.

1 Kings 11:36

'But to his son I will give one tribe, that My servant David may have a lamp always before Me in Jerusalem, the city where I have chosen for Myself to put My name.

2 Kings 19:34

'For I will defend this city to save it for My own sake and for My servant David's sake.'"

2 Chronicles 24:16

They buried him in the city of David among the kings, because he had done well in Israel and to God and His house.

Job 18:17

"Memory of him perishes from the earth, And he has no name abroad.

Job 27:23

"Men will clap their hands at him And will hiss him from his place.

Psalm 109:15

Let them be before the LORD continually, That He may cut off their memory from the earth;

Jeremiah 17:13

O LORD, the hope of Israel, All who forsake You will be put to shame Those who turn away on earth will be written down, Because they have forsaken the fountain of living water, even the LORD.

Mark 14:9

"Truly I say to you, wherever the gospel is preached in the whole world, what this woman has done will also be spoken of in memory of her."

Luke 1:48

"For He has had regard for the humble state of His bondslave; For behold, from this time on all generations will count me blessed.

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