Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he that wins souls is wise.

New American Standard Bible

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, And he who is wise wins souls.

King James Version

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise.

Holman Bible

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life,
but violence takes lives.

International Standard Version

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and the one who wins people is wise.

A Conservative Version

The fruit of a righteous man is a tree of life, and he who is wise wins souls.

American Standard Version

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; And he that is wise winneth souls.

Amplified

The fruit of the [uncompromisingly] righteous is a tree of life, and he who is wise captures human lives [for God, as a fisher of men -- "he gathers and receives them for eternity].

Bible in Basic English

The fruit of righteousness is a tree of life, but violent behaviour takes away souls.

Darby Translation

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and the wise winneth souls.

Julia Smith Translation

The fruit of the just a tree of life; and he taking souls is wise.

King James 2000

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that wins souls is wise.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The fruit of righteousness is a tree of life, and he who captures souls [is] wise.

Modern King James verseion

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he who takes souls is wise.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The fruit of the righteous is as the tree of life; a wise man also winneth men's souls.

NET Bible

The fruit of the righteous is like a tree producing life, and the one who wins souls is wise.

New Heart English Bible

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life. He who is wise wins souls.

The Emphasized Bible

The fruit of the righteous, is a tree of life, and, he that rescueth souls, is wise.

Webster

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise.

World English Bible

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life. He who is wise wins souls.

Youngs Literal Translation

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, And whoso is taking souls is wise.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּרי 
P@riy 
Usage: 119

of the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

is a tree
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

of life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

and he that winneth
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

References

Easton

Watsons

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

29 He that troubles his own house shall inherit the wind, and the fool shall be slave to the wise of heart. 30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, and he that wins souls is wise. 31 The righteous shall certainly be recompensed in the earth; how much more the wicked and the sinner!



Cross References

James 5:20

let that one know, that whosoever causes the sinner to convert from the error of his way shall save a soul from death and shall cover a multitude of sins.

Proverbs 3:18

She is a tree of life to those that lay hold upon her, and blessed is every one that retains her.

Daniel 12:3

And those that understand shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and those that teach righteousness to the multitude as the stars in perpetual eternity.

Proverbs 15:4

The wholesome tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit.

Matthew 4:19

And he said unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.

Luke 5:9-10

For he was overcome with fear, and all that were with him, at the catch of the fishes which they had taken;

John 4:36

And he that reaps receives wages and gathers fruit unto eternal life, that both he that sows and he that reaps may rejoice together.

1 Corinthians 9:19-23

Therefore, though I am free regarding everyone, yet I have made myself slave unto all, that I might gain the more.

1 Thessalonians 2:19

For what is our hope or joy or crown of rejoicing? Is it not you in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?

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