Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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 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.

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.

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 Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who rejects discretion. 23 What the righteous desire leads only to good, but what the wicked hope for leads to wrath. 24 One person is generous and yet grows more wealthy, but another withholds more than he should and comes to poverty.



Cross References

Romans 2:8-9

but wrath and anger to those who live in selfish ambition and do not obey the truth but follow unrighteousness.

Proverbs 10:28

The hope of the righteous is joy, but the expectation of the wicked will remain unfulfilled.

Psalm 10:17

Lord, you have heard the request of the oppressed; you make them feel secure because you listen to their prayer.

Psalm 27:4

I have asked the Lord for one thing -- this is what I desire! I want to live in the Lord's house all the days of my life, so I can gaze at the splendor of the Lord and contemplate in his temple.

Psalm 37:4

Then you will take delight in the Lord, and he will answer your prayers.

Psalm 39:7-8

But now, O Lord, upon what am I relying? You are my only hope!

Psalm 119:5

If only I were predisposed to keep your statutes!

Psalm 119:10

With all my heart I seek you. Do not allow me to stray from your commands!

Proverbs 11:7

When a wicked person dies, his expectation perishes, and the hope of his strength perishes.

Isaiah 26:9

I look for you during the night, my spirit within me seeks you at dawn, for when your judgments come upon the earth, those who live in the world learn about justice.

Jeremiah 17:16

But I have not pestered you to bring disaster. I have not desired the time of irreparable devastation. You know that. You are fully aware of every word that I have spoken.

Matthew 5:6

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

Hebrews 10:27

but only a certain fearful expectation of judgment and a fury of fire that will consume God's enemies.

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