Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The righteousness of the blameless will smooth his way, But the wicked will fall by his own wickedness.

King James Version

The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

Holman Bible

The righteousness of the blameless clears his path, but the wicked person will fall because of his wickedness.

International Standard Version

The righteousness of the innocent creates a level path, but the wicked fall by their wickedness.

A Conservative Version

The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way, but the wicked man shall fall by his own wickedness.

American Standard Version

The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way; But the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

Amplified

The righteousness of the blameless shall rectify and make plain their way and keep it straight, but the wicked shall fall by their own wickedness.

Bible in Basic English

The righteousness of the good man will make his way straight, but the sin of the evil-doer will be the cause of his fall.

Darby Translation

The righteousness of the perfect maketh plain his way; but the wicked falleth by his own wickedness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The righteousness of the perfect shall straighten his way, but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

Julia Smith Translation

The justice of the blameless shall make straight his way, and in his injustice the unjust shall fall.

King James 2000

The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The righteousness of the blameless will keep his ways straight, but the wicked will fall by his wickedness.

Modern King James verseion

The righteousness of the perfect shall make his way right, but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The righteousness of the innocent ordereth his way; but the ungodly shall fall in his own wickedness.

NET Bible

The righteousness of the blameless will make straight their way, but the wicked person will fall by his own wickedness.

New Heart English Bible

The righteousness of the blameless will direct his way, but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

The Emphasized Bible

The righteousness of the blameless, shall smooth his way, but, by his own lawlessness, shall the lawless one, fall.

Webster

The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

World English Bible

The righteousness of the blameless will direct his way, but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness.

Youngs Literal Translation

The righteousness of the perfect maketh right his way, And by his wickedness doth the wicked fall.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of the perfect
תּמים 
Tamiym 
Usage: 91

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

but the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

4 Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, But righteousness delivers from death. 5 The righteousness of the blameless will smooth his way, But the wicked will fall by his own wickedness. 6 The righteousness of the upright will deliver them, But the treacherous will be caught by their own greed.



Cross References

Proverbs 5:22

His own iniquities will capture the wicked, And he will be held with the cords of his sin.

2 Samuel 17:23

Now when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his donkey and arose and went to his home, to his city, and set his house in order, and strangled himself; thus he died and was buried in the grave of his father.

Esther 7:3-10

Then Queen Esther replied, "If I have found favor in your sight, O king, and if it pleases the king, let my life be given me as my petition, and my people as my request;

Psalm 9:15-16

The nations have sunk down in the pit which they have made; In the net which they hid, their own foot has been caught.

Proverbs 1:31-32

"So they shall eat of the fruit of their own way And be satiated with their own devices.

Proverbs 3:6

In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight.

Proverbs 11:3

The integrity of the upright will guide them, But the crookedness of the treacherous will destroy them.

Matthew 27:4-5

saying, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood." But they said, "What is that to us? See to that yourself!"



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