Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

The lawless man, earneth the wages of falsehood, but, he that soweth righteousness, hath the reward of fidelity.

New American Standard Bible

The wicked earns deceptive wages,
But he who sows righteousness gets a true reward.

King James Version

The wicked worketh a deceitful work: but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward.

Holman Bible

The wicked man earns an empty wage,
but the one who sows righteousness, a true reward.

International Standard Version

Evil people earn deceptive wages, but those who plant righteousness are truly rewarded.

A Conservative Version

A wicked man earns deceitful wages, but he who sows righteousness [has] a sure reward.

American Standard Version

The wicked earneth deceitful wages; But he that soweth righteousness hath a sure reward.

Amplified


The wicked man earns deceptive wages,
But he who sows righteousness and lives his life with integrity will have a true reward [that is both permanent and satisfying].

Bible in Basic English

The sinner gets the payment of deceit; but his reward is certain who puts in the seed of righteousness.

Darby Translation

The wicked worketh a deceitful work; but he that soweth righteousness hath a sure reward.

Julia Smith Translation

The unjust one did a work of falsehood: and the seed of justice the reward of truth.

King James 2000

The wicked works a deceitful work: but to him that sows righteousness shall be a sure reward.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The wicked earns {deceptive gain}, but he who sows righteousness, a {true reward}.

Modern King James verseion

The wicked makes a deceitful wage; but one sowing righteousness has a sure reward.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The labour of the ungodly prospereth not; but he that showeth righteousness, shall receive a sure reward.

NET Bible

The wicked person earns deceitful wages, but the one who sows righteousness reaps a genuine reward.

New Heart English Bible

Wicked people earn deceitful wages, but one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.

Webster

The wicked worketh a deceitful work: but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward.

World English Bible

Wicked people earn deceitful wages, but one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.

Youngs Literal Translation

The wicked is getting a lying wage, And whoso is sowing righteousness -- a true reward.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

שׁקר 
Sheqer 
Usage: 113

פּעלּה 
P@`ullah 
Usage: 14

but to him that soweth
זרע 
Zara` 
Usage: 56

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

17 The man of lovingkindness, dealeth well with his own soul, but the cruel man, troubleth his own flesh. 18 The lawless man, earneth the wages of falsehood, but, he that soweth righteousness, hath the reward of fidelity. 19 A righteous son, turneth to life, but, he that pursueth wickedness, to his own death.



Cross References

Hosea 10:12-13

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap ye at thc bidding of lovingkindness, furrow to yourselves the newly-ploughed soil, - then will be the time to seek Yahweh, until he come, that he may rain down righteousness for you.

Galatians 6:8-9

Because, he that soweth into his own flesh, out of the flesh, shall reap corruption, whereas, he that soweth into the Spirit, out of the Spirit, shall reap age-abiding life.

James 3:18

And, in harvest of righteousness, with peace, is sown by them that make peace.

Job 27:13-23

This, is the portion of a lawless man with GOD, That, the heritage of tyrants - from the Almighty, he shall receive.

Psalm 126:5-6

They who are sowing with tears, with shouting, shall reap:

Proverbs 1:18

Yet, they, for their own blood, lie in wait, They watch in secret for their own life.

Proverbs 5:22

His own iniquities, shall entrap him with the lawless, and, by the cords of his own sin, shall he be seized.

Proverbs 22:8

He that soweth perversity, shall reap trouble, and, the rod of his wrath, shall be ready.

Ecclesiastes 10:8

He that diggeth a pit, thereinto, may fall, - and, he that breaketh through a hedge, there may bite him a serpent.

Isaiah 59:5-8

Vipers eggs, do they hatch, Spiders threads, do they weave, - he that eateth of their eggs, dieth, And, that which is crushed, bringeth forth an adder;

Ephesians 4:22

That ye were to strip off - as regardeth the former behaviour - the old man, who corrupteth himself according to his deceitful covetings,

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