Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The desire of the righteous is only good, But the expectation of the wicked is wrath.

King James Version

The desire of the righteous is only good: but the expectation of the wicked is wrath.

Holman Bible

The desire of the righteous turns out well,
but the hope of the wicked leads to wrath.

International Standard Version

The desire of the righteous is to seek good, but the hope of the wicked results in wrath.

A Conservative Version

The desire of the righteous is only good. The expectation of the wicked is wrath.

American Standard Version

The desire of the righteous is only good; But the expectation of the wicked is wrath.

Amplified

The desire of the [consistently] righteous brings only good, but the expectation of the wicked brings wrath.

Bible in Basic English

The desire of the upright man is only for good, but wrath is waiting for the evil-doer.

Darby Translation

The desire of the righteous is only good; the expectation of the wicked is wrath.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The desire of the righteous is only good, but the hope of the wicked is wrath.

Julia Smith Translation

The desire of the just is only good: the expectation of the unjust, wrath.

King James 2000

The desire of the righteous is only good: but the expectation of the wicked is wrath.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The desire of the righteous [is] only good, but the expectation of the wicked, wrath.

Modern King James verseion

The desire of the righteous is only good; the hope of the wicked is wrath.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The desire of the righteous is acceptable; but the hope of the ungodly is indignation.

NET Bible

What the righteous desire leads only to good, but what the wicked hope for leads to wrath.

New Heart English Bible

The desire of the righteous is only good. The expectation of the wicked is wrath.

The Emphasized Bible

The desire of the righteous, is only good, the expectation of the lawless, is wrath.

Webster

The desire of the righteous is only good: but the expectation of the wicked is wrath.

World English Bible

The desire of the righteous is only good. The expectation of the wicked is wrath.

Youngs Literal Translation

The desire of the righteous is only good, The hope of the wicked is transgression.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּאוה 
Ta'avah 
Usage: 20

of the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

but the expectation
תּקוה 
Tiqvah 
Usage: 34

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

22 As a ring of gold in a swine's snout So is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion. 23 The desire of the righteous is only good, But the expectation of the wicked is wrath. 24 There is one who scatters, and yet increases all the more, And there is one who withholds what is justly due, and yet it results only in want.



Cross References

Romans 2:8-9

but to those who are selfishly ambitious and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, wrath and indignation.

Proverbs 10:28

The hope of the righteous is gladness, But the expectation of the wicked perishes.

Psalm 10:17

O LORD, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will strengthen their heart, You will incline Your ear

Psalm 27:4

One thing I have asked from the LORD, that I shall seek: That I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, To behold the beauty of the LORD And to meditate in His temple.

Psalm 37:4

Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.

Psalm 39:7-8

"And now, Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in You.

Psalm 119:5

Oh that my ways may be established To keep Your statutes!

Psalm 119:10

With all my heart I have sought You; Do not let me wander from Your commandments.

Proverbs 11:7

When a wicked man dies, his expectation will perish, And the hope of strong men perishes.

Isaiah 26:9

At night my soul longs for You, Indeed, my spirit within me seeks You diligently; For when the earth experiences Your judgments The inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Jeremiah 17:16

But as for me, I have not hurried away from being a shepherd after You, Nor have I longed for the woeful day; You Yourself know that the utterance of my lips Was in Your presence.

Matthew 5:6

"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

Hebrews 10:27

but a terrifying expectation of judgment and THE FURY OF A FIRE WHICH WILL CONSUME THE ADVERSARIES.

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