Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Assuredly, the evil man will not go unpunished, But the descendants of the righteous will be delivered.

King James Version

Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

Holman Bible

Be assured that the wicked
will not go unpunished,
but the offspring of the righteous will escape.

International Standard Version

Be sure of this: the wicked will not go unpunished, but the descendants of the righteous will go free.

A Conservative Version

Hand in hand, the evil man shall not be unpunished, but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

American Standard Version

Though hand join in hand, the evil man shall not be unpunished; But the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

Amplified

Assuredly [I pledge it] the wicked shall not go unpunished, but the multitude of the [uncompromisingly] righteous shall be delivered.

Bible in Basic English

Certainly the evil-doer will not go free from punishment, but the seed of the upright man will be safe.

Darby Translation

Hand for hand! an evil man shall not be held innocent; but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

No matter how many covenants he has made with death, the wicked shall not be absolved, but the seed of the righteous shall escape.

Julia Smith Translation

Hand to hand, the evil one shall not be unpunished: and the seed of the just were delivered.

King James 2000

Though they join hand to hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the descendants of the righteous shall be delivered.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{Rest assured}, the wicked will not go unpunished, but the offspring of the righteous will escape.

Modern King James verseion

Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be innocent; but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

It shall not help the wicked, though they lay all their hands together; but the seed of the righteous shall be preserved.

NET Bible

Be assured that the evil person will certainly be punished, but the descendants of the righteous will not suffer unjust judgment.

New Heart English Bible

Most certainly, the evil man will not be unpunished, but the seed of the righteous will be delivered.

The Emphasized Bible

Hand to hand, the wicked man shall not be held innocent, but, the seed of the righteous, hath been delivered.

Webster

Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

World English Bible

Most certainly, the evil man will not be unpunished, but the seed of the righteous will be delivered.

Youngs Literal Translation

Hand to hand, the wicked is not acquitted, And the seed of the righteous hath escaped.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

join in hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

but the seed
זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

of the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

20 The perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD, But the blameless in their walk are His delight. 21 Assuredly, the evil man will not go unpunished, But the descendants of the righteous will be delivered. 22 As a ring of gold in a swine's snout So is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion.



Cross References

Proverbs 16:5

Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD; Assuredly, he will not be unpunished.

Exodus 23:2

"You shall not follow the masses in doing evil, nor shall you testify in a dispute so as to turn aside after a multitude in order to pervert justice;

Psalm 37:26

All day long he is gracious and lends, And his descendants are a blessing.

Psalm 112:1-2

Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments.

Proverbs 13:22

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.

Isaiah 27:4

"I have no wrath. Should someone give Me briars and thorns in battle, Then I would step on them, I would burn them completely.

Jeremiah 32:39

and I will give them one heart and one way, that they may fear Me always, for their own good and for the good of their children after them.

Acts 2:39

"For the promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off, as many as the Lord our God will call to Himself."

Genesis 17:7-8

"I will establish My covenant between Me and you and your descendants after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your descendants after you.

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