Parallel Verses

King James Version

A righteous man regardeth 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.

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.

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 He that is despised, and hath a servant, is better than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread. 10 A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel. 11 He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followeth vain persons is void of understanding.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 25:4

Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn.

Genesis 33:13-14

And he said unto him, My lord knoweth that the children are tender, and the flocks and herds with young are with me: and if men should overdrive them one day, all the flock will die.

Genesis 37:26-28

And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood?

Numbers 22:28-32

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

Judges 1:7

And Adonibezek said, Threescore and ten kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gathered their meat under my table: as I have done, so God hath requited me. And they brought him to Jerusalem, and there he died.

1 Samuel 11:2

And Nahash the Ammonite answered them, On this condition will I make a covenant with you, that I may thrust out all your right eyes, and lay it for a reproach upon all Israel.

John 4:11

The woman saith unto him, Sir, thou hast nothing to draw with, and the well is deep: from whence then hast thou that living water?

John 19:31-32

The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that sabbath day was an high day,) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.

James 2:13-16

For he shall have judgment without mercy, that hath shewed no mercy; and mercy rejoiceth against judgment.

1 John 3:17

But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?

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