Parallel Verses

Amplified

A [consistently] righteous man regards the life of his beast, but even 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.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The righteous is merciful even unto his beast, but the piety of the wicked is 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 but works for his own support than he who assumes honor for himself and lacks bread. 10 A [consistently] righteous man regards the life of his beast, but even the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel. 11 He who tills his land shall be satisfied with bread, but he who follows worthless pursuits is lacking in sense and is without understanding.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 25:4

You shall not muzzle the ox when he treads out the grain.

Genesis 33:13-14

But Jacob replied, You know, my lord, that the children are tender and delicate and need gentle care, and the flocks and herds with young are of concern to me; for if the men should overdrive them for a single day, the whole of the flocks would die.

Genesis 37:26-28

And Judah said to his brothers, What do we gain if we slay our brother and conceal his blood?

Numbers 22:28-32

And the Lord opened the mouth of the donkey, and she said to Balaam, What have I done to you that you should strike me these three times?

Judges 1:7

Adoni-bezek said, Seventy kings with their thumbs and big toes cut off had to gather their food under my table. As I have done, so God has repaid me. And they brought him to Jerusalem, and there he died.

1 Samuel 11:2

But Nahash the Ammonite told them, On this condition I will make a treaty with you, that I thrust out all your right eyes and thus lay disgrace on all Israel.

John 4:11

She said to Him, Sir, You have nothing to draw with [no drawing bucket] and the well is deep; how then can You provide living water? [Where do You get Your living water?]

John 19:31-32

Since it was the day of Preparation, in order to prevent the bodies from hanging on the cross on the Sabbath -- "for that Sabbath was a very solemn and important one -- "the Jews requested Pilate to have the legs broken and the bodies taken away.

James 2:13-16

For to him who has shown no mercy the judgment [will be] merciless, but mercy [full of glad confidence] exults victoriously over judgment.

1 John 3:17

But if anyone has this world's goods (resources for sustaining life) and sees his brother and fellow believer in need, yet closes his heart of compassion against him, how can the love of God live and remain in him?

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