Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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 lacks discretion. 23 The desire of the righteous is only good. The expectation of the wicked is wrath. 24 There is one who scatters, and increases yet more. There is one who withholds more than is appropriate, but gains poverty.



Cross References

Romans 2:8-9

but to those who are self-seeking, and don't obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, will be wrath and indignation,

Proverbs 10:28

The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hope of the wicked will perish.

Psalm 10:17

Yahweh, you have heard the desire of the humble. You will prepare their heart. You will cause your ear to hear,

Psalm 27:4

One thing I have asked of Yahweh, that I will seek after, that I may dwell in the house of Yahweh all the days of my life, to see Yahweh's beauty, and to inquire in his temple.

Psalm 37:4

Also delight yourself in Yahweh, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Psalm 39:7-8

Now, Lord, what do I wait for? My hope is in you.

Psalm 119:5

Oh that my ways were steadfast to obey your statutes!

Psalm 119:10

With my whole heart, I have sought you. Don't let me wander from your commandments.

Proverbs 11:7

When a wicked man dies, hope perishes, and expectation of power comes to nothing.

Isaiah 26:9

With my soul have I desired you in the night. Yes, with my spirit within me will I seek you earnestly; for when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Jeremiah 17:16

As for me, I have not hurried from being a shepherd after you; neither have I desired the woeful day; you know: that which came out of my lips was before your face.

Matthew 5:6

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.

Hebrews 10:27

but a certain fearful expectation of judgment, and a fierceness of fire which will devour the adversaries.

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