Parallel Verses

Amplified

When the wicked man dies, his hope [for the future] perishes; and the expectation of the godless comes to nothing.

New American Standard Bible

When a wicked man dies, his expectation will perish, And the hope of strong men perishes.

King James Version

When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish: and the hope of unjust men perisheth.

Holman Bible

When the wicked man dies,
his expectation comes to nothing,
and hope placed in wealth vanishes.

International Standard Version

When a wicked person dies, his hope vanishes; and what he expected from his scheming comes to nothing.

A Conservative Version

When a wicked man dies, [his] expectation shall perish, and the hope of iniquity perishes.

American Standard Version

When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish; And the hope of iniquity perisheth.

Bible in Basic English

At the death of an upright man his hope does not come to an end, but the hope of the evil-doer comes to destruction.

Darby Translation

When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish; and the hope of evil men perisheth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

When the wicked man dies, his hope perishes, and the hope of unjust men shall perish.

Julia Smith Translation

In the death of an unjust man expectation shall perish: and the hope of the vain shall perish.

King James 2000

When a wicked man dies, his expectation shall perish: and the hope of unjust men perishes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

With the death of a wicked person, hope will die, and the expectation of the godless perishes.

Modern King James verseion

When a wicked man dies, his hope shall perish; and the hope of evil ones shall be lost.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When an ungodly man dieth, his hope is gone; the confidence of riches shall perish.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

When the lawless man dieth, his expectation, perisheth, and, the hope of strong men, hath vanished.

Webster

When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish: and the hope of unjust men perisheth.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

In the death of a wicked man, hope perisheth, And the expectation of the iniquitous hath been lost.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

מות 
Maveth 
Usage: 156

תּקוה 
Tiqvah 
Usage: 34

and the hope
תּוחלת 
Towcheleth 
Usage: 6

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

6 The righteousness of the upright [their rectitude in every area and relation] shall deliver them, but the treacherous shall be taken in their own iniquity and greedy desire. 7 When the wicked man dies, his hope [for the future] perishes; and the expectation of the godless comes to nothing. 8 The [uncompromisingly] righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked gets into it instead.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:28

The hope of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) is gladness, but the expectation of the wicked (those who are out of harmony with God) comes to nothing.

Job 8:13-14

So are the ways of all who forget God; and the hope of the godless shall perish.

Exodus 15:9-10

The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my desire shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.

Job 11:20

But the eyes of the wicked shall look [for relief] in vain, and they shall not escape [the justice of God]; and their hope shall be to give up the ghost.

Psalm 146:4

When his breath leaves him, he returns to his earth; in that very day his [previous] thoughts, plans, and purposes perish.

Proverbs 14:32

The wicked is overthrown through his wrongdoing and calamity, but the [consistently] righteous has hope and confidence even in death.

Ezekiel 28:9

Will you still say, I am a god, before him who slays you? But you are only a man [made of earth] and no god in the hand of him who wounds and profanes you.

Luke 12:19-20

And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have many good things laid up, [enough] for many years. Take your ease; eat, drink, and enjoy yourself merrily.

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