Proverbs 12:12 The wicked man desires the booty of evil men, But the root of the righteous yields fruit.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The wicked man desires the booty of evil men, But the root of the righteous yields fruit.

King James Version

The wicked desireth the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.

Holman Bible

The wicked desire what evil men have, but the root of the righteous produces [fruit].

International Standard Version

The wicked desires what evil people gain, but the foundation of the righteous is productive.

A Conservative Version

A wicked man desires the net of evil men, but the root of the righteous gives.

American Standard Version

The wicked desireth the net of evil men; But the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit .

Amplified

The wicked desire the booty of evil men, but the root of the [uncompromisingly] righteous yields [richer fruitage].

Bible in Basic English

The resting-place of the sinner will come to destruction, but the root of upright men is for ever.

Darby Translation

The wicked desireth the net of evil men; but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The wicked desires the net of evil men, but the root of the righteous shall yield fruit.

Julia Smith Translation

The unjust one desired the net of the evil: and the root of the just will give.

King James 2000

The wicked desires the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yields fruit.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The wicked covets the proceeds of evil, but the root of the righteous {bears fruit}.

Modern King James verseion

The wicked desires the net of evils; but the root of the righteous yields fruit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The desire of the ungodly hunteth after mischief; but the root of the righteous bringeth forth fruit.

NET Bible

The wicked person desires a stronghold, but the righteous root endures.

New Heart English Bible

The wicked desires the plunder of evil men, but the root of the righteous flourishes.

The Emphasized Bible

A lawless man craveth the prey of the wicked, but, the root of the righteous, is enduring.

Webster

The wicked desireth the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yieldeth fruit.

World English Bible

The wicked desires the plunder of evil men, but the root of the righteous flourishes.

Youngs Literal Translation

The wicked hath desired the net of evil doers, And the root of the righteous giveth.

Topics

Interlinear

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

חמד 
Chamad 
Usage: 30

the net
מצדה מצודה מצוד 
Matsowd 
Usage: 5

men but the root
שׁרשׁ 
Sheresh 
Usage: 33

of the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

11 He who tills his land will have plenty of bread, But he who pursues worthless things lacks sense. 12 The wicked man desires the booty of evil men, But the root of the righteous yields fruit. 13 An evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, But the righteous will escape from trouble.



Cross References

Psalm 10:9

He lurks in a hiding place as a lion in his lair; He lurks to catch the afflicted; He catches the afflicted when he draws him into his net.

Psalm 1:3

He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water, Which yields its fruit in its season And its leaf does not wither; And in whatever he does, he prospers.

Psalm 9:15

The nations have sunk down in the pit which they have made; In the net which they hid, their own foot has been caught.

Proverbs 1:17-19

Indeed, it is useless to spread the baited net In the sight of any bird;

Proverbs 10:15

The rich man's wealth is his fortress, The ruin of the poor is their poverty.

Proverbs 29:5-6

A man who flatters his neighbor Is spreading a net for his steps.

Isaiah 27:6

In the days to come Jacob will take root, Israel will blossom and sprout, And they will fill the whole world with fruit.

Isaiah 37:31

"The surviving remnant of the house of Judah will again take root downward and bear fruit upward.

Jeremiah 5:26-28

'For wicked men are found among My people, They watch like fowlers lying in wait; They set a trap, They catch men.

Jeremiah 17:7-8

"Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD And whose trust is the LORD.

Micah 7:2

The godly person has perished from the land, And there is no upright person among men All of them lie in wait for bloodshed; Each of them hunts the other with a net.

Habakkuk 1:15-17

The Chaldeans bring all of them up with a hook, Drag them away with their net, And gather them together in their fishing net. Therefore they rejoice and are glad.

Luke 8:13-15

"Those on the rocky soil are those who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no firm root; they believe for a while, and in time of temptation fall away.

John 15:5

"I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.

John 15:16

"You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.

Romans 6:22

But now having been freed from sin and enslaved to God, you derive your benefit, resulting in sanctification, and the outcome, eternal life.



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