Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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

is blessed
בּרכה 
B@rakah 
Usage: 69

but the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

References

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

6 Blessings are on the head of the righteous,
but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
7 The remembrance of the righteous is a blessing,
but the name of the wicked will rot.
8 A wise heart accepts commands,
but foolish lips will be destroyed.


Cross References

Psalm 112:6

He will never be shaken.
The righteous man will be remembered forever.

Psalm 9:5-6

You have rebuked the nations:
You have destroyed the wicked;
You have erased their name forever and ever.

Psalm 109:13

Let the line of his descendants be cut off;
let their name be blotted out in the next generation.

Ecclesiastes 8:10

In such circumstances, I saw the wicked buried. They came and went from the holy place, and they were praised in the city where they did so. This too is futile.

1 Kings 11:36

I will give one tribe to his son, so that My servant David will always have a lamp before Me in Jerusalem, the city I chose for Myself to put My name there.

2 Kings 19:34

I will defend this city and rescue it
for My sake and for the sake of My servant David.”

2 Chronicles 24:16

He was buried in the city of David with the kings because he had done what was good in Israel with respect to God and His temple.

Job 18:17

All memory of him perishes from the earth;
he has no name anywhere.

Job 27:23

It claps its hands at him
and scorns him from its place.

Psalm 109:15

Let their sins always remain before the Lord,
and let Him erase all memory of them from the earth.

Jeremiah 17:13

Lord, the hope of Israel,
all who abandon You
will be put to shame.
All who turn away from Me
will be written in the dirt,
for they have abandoned
the Lord, the fountain of living water.

Mark 14:9

I assure you: Wherever the gospel is proclaimed in the whole world, what this woman has done will also be told in memory of her.”

Luke 1:48

because He has looked with favor
on the humble condition of His slave.
Surely, from now on all generations
will call me blessed,

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