Parallel Verses

World English Bible

The memory of the righteous is blessed, 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.

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.

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 violence covers the mouth of the wicked. 7 The memory of the righteous is blessed, but the name of the wicked will rot. 8 The wise in heart accept commandments, but a chattering fool will fall.


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 the generation following let their name be blotted out.

Ecclesiastes 8:10

So I saw the wicked buried. Indeed they came also from holiness. They went and were forgotten in the city where they did this. This also is vanity.

1 Kings 11:36

To his son will I give one tribe, that David my servant may have a lamp always before me in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen me to put my name there.

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 good in Israel, and toward God and his house.

Job 18:17

His memory shall perish from the earth. He shall have no name in the street.

Job 27:23

Men shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.

Psalm 109:15

Let them be before Yahweh continually, that he may cut off the memory of them from the earth;

Jeremiah 17:13

Yahweh, the hope of Israel, all who forsake you shall be disappointed. Those who depart from me shall be written in the earth, because they have forsaken Yahweh, the spring of living waters.

Mark 14:9

Most certainly I tell you, wherever this Good News may be preached throughout the whole world, that which this woman has done will also be spoken of for a memorial of her."

Luke 1:48

for he has looked at the humble state of his handmaid. For behold, from now on, all generations will call me blessed.

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