Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

A righteous man regards the life of his beast, but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

New American Standard Bible

A righteous man has regard for the life of his animal,
But even the compassion of the wicked is cruel.

King James Version

A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Holman Bible

A righteous man cares about his animal’s health,
but even the merciful acts of the wicked are cruel.

International Standard Version

The righteous person looks out for the welfare of his livestock, but even the compassion of the wicked is cruel.

American Standard Version

A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast; But the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Amplified


A righteous man has kind regard for the life of his animal,
But even the compassion of the wicked is cruel.

Bible in Basic English

An upright man has thought for the life of his beast, but the hearts of evil-doers are cruel.

Darby Translation

A righteous man is concerned for the life of his beast; but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Julia Smith Translation

The just one shall know the soul of his cattle: and the compassion of the unjust are cruel.

King James 2000

A righteous man regards the life of his animal: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The righteous knows the life of his animal, but the compassion of the wicked is cruel.

Modern King James verseion

A righteous one understands the soul of his animal; but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A righteous man regardeth the life of his cattle; but the ungodly have cruel hearts.

NET Bible

A righteous person cares for the life of his animal, but even the most compassionate acts of the wicked are cruel.

New Heart English Bible

A righteous man regards the life of his animal, but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

The Emphasized Bible

A righteous man, regardeth the desire of his beast, but, the compassions of the lawless, are cruel.

Webster

A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

World English Bible

A righteous man respects the life of his animal, but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Youngs Literal Translation

The righteous knoweth the life of his beast, And the mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

the life
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

of his beast
בּהמה 
B@hemah 
Usage: 190

but the tender mercies
רחם 
Racham 
Usage: 44

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

9 Better is he who is lightly esteemed, and has a servant, than he who honors himself, and lacks bread. 10 A righteous man regards the life of his beast, but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel. 11 He who tills his land shall have plenty of bread, but he who pursues vanities is void of understanding.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 25:4

Thou shall not muzzle the ox when he treads out [the grain].

Genesis 33:13-14

And he said to him, My lord knows that the children are tender, and that the flocks and herds with me have their young, and if they overdrive them one day, all the flocks will die.

Genesis 37:26-28

And Judah said to his brothers, What profit is it if we kill our brother and conceal his blood?

Numbers 22:28-32

And LORD opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said to Balaam, What have I done to thee, that thou have smitten me these three times?

Judges 1:7

And Adoni-bezek said, Seventy kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gathered [scraps] under my table. As I have done, so God has requited me. And they brought him to Jerusalem, and he died there.

1 Samuel 11:2

And Nahash the Ammonite said to them, On this condition will I make it with you, that all your right eyes be put out, and I will lay it for a reproach upon all Israel.

John 4:11

The woman says to him, Sir, thou have not even a container, and the well is deep. From where then have thou the living water?

John 19:31-32

The Jews therefore, so that the bodies would not remain on the cross on the Sabbath, since it was Preparation (for it was the high day of that Sabbath), they besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and they might be remove

James 2:13-16

For the judgment is merciless to him who did no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

1 John 3:17

But whoever has the world's living, and sees his brother having need, and closes his bowels from him, how does the love of God abide in him?

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