Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 abomination to Jehovah; but they that are perfect in their way are his delight. 21 Hand for hand! an evil man shall not be held innocent; but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered. 22 A fair woman who is without discretion, is as a gold ring in a swine's snout.



Cross References

Proverbs 16:5

Every proud heart is an abomination to Jehovah: hand for hand, he shall not be held innocent.

Exodus 23:2

Thou shalt not follow the multitude for evil; neither shalt thou answer in a cause, to go after the multitude to pervert judgment.

Psalm 37:26

all the day he is gracious and lendeth, and his seed shall be a blessing.

Psalm 112:1-2

Hallelujah! Blessed is the man that feareth Jehovah, that delighteth greatly in his commandments.

Proverbs 13:22

A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous man.

Isaiah 27:4

Fury is not in me. Oh that I had briars and thorns in battle against me! I would march against them, I would burn them together.

Jeremiah 32:39

And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me all their days, for the good of them, and of their children after them.

Acts 2:39

For to you is the promise and to your children, and to all who are afar off, as many as the Lord our God may call.

Genesis 17:7-8

And I will establish my covenant between me and thee, and thy seed after thee in their generations, for an everlasting covenant, to be a God to thee, and to thy seed after thee.

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