Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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 shall not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness shall deliver from death. 5 The righteousness of the perfect shall straighten his way, but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness. 6 The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them, but transgressors shall be imprisoned in their own sin.



Cross References

Proverbs 5:22

His own iniquities shall take hold of the wicked, and he shall be imprisoned with the cords of his sins.

2 Samuel 17:23

And when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his ass and arose, and went home to his house, to his city, and put his household in order and hanged himself and died and was buried in the sepulchre of his father.

Esther 7:3-10

Then Esther, the queen, answered and said, If I have found grace in thy sight, O king and if it pleases the king, let my life be given me at my petition and my people at my request.

Psalm 9:15-16

The Gentiles are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid their own foot is taken.

Proverbs 1:31-32

Therefore they shall eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own counsel.

Proverbs 3:6

In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

Proverbs 11:3

The perfection of the upright shall guide them in the way, but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them.

Matthew 27:4-5

saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? Thou shalt see to it.

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