Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

Amplified

A [consistently] righteous man regards the life of his beast, but even 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 It's better to be unimportant, yet have a servant, than to pretend to be important, but lack food. 10 The righteous person looks out for the welfare of his livestock, but even the compassion of the wicked is cruel. 11 Whoever tills his soil will have a lot to eat, but anyone who pursues fantasies lacks sense.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 25:4

"Don't muzzle an ox while it is threshing grain."

Genesis 33:13-14

"Sir, you know that the children are frail," Jacob suggested, "and the ewes and cows with me are still nursing their young. If they're driven even for a day, the entire flock will die.

Genesis 37:26-28

Then Judah suggested to his brothers, "Where's the profit in just killing our brother and shedding his blood?

Numbers 22:28-32

That's when the LORD enabled the donkey to speak. She asked Balaam, "What did I do to you that you would beat me in the space of only three footsteps?"

Judges 1:7

Adoni-bezek used to brag, "Seventy kings without thumbs and big toes used to eat what was left under my table. God has repaid me for what I've done." They brought him to Jerusalem, and he later died there.

1 Samuel 11:2

Nahash the Ammonite told them, "I'll make a covenant with you on the condition that I gouge out the right eye of every one of you and so bring disgrace on all Israel."

John 4:11

The woman told him, "Sir, you don't have a bucket, and the well is deep. Where are you going to get this living water?

John 19:31-32

Since it was the Preparation Day, the Jewish leaders did not want to leave the bodies on the crosses during the Sabbath, because that was a particularly important Sabbath. So they asked Pilate to have the men's legs broken and the bodies removed.

James 2:13-16

For the one who has shown no mercy will be judged without mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

1 John 3:17

Whoever has earthly possessions and notices a brother in need and yet withholds his compassion from him, how can the love of God be present in him?

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