Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


The wicked desire the plunder of evil men,
But the root of the righteous yields richer fruit.

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.

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

Verse Info

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

11 He who tills his land shall have plenty of bread, but he who pursues vanities is void of understanding. 12 A wicked man desires the net of evil men, but the root of the righteous gives. 13 A wicked man is snared by the transgression of [his] lips, but the righteous shall come out of trouble.



Cross References

Psalm 10:9

He lurks in secret as a lion in his covert. He lays in wait to catch the poor man. He catches the poor man when he draws him in his net.

Psalm 1:3

And he shall be like a tree planted by the streams of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season, whose leaf also does not wither. And whatever he does shall prosper.

Psalm 9:15

The nations are sunk down in the pit that they made. In the net which they hid, their own foot is taken.

Proverbs 1:17-19

For in vain is the net spread in the sight of any bird,

Proverbs 10:15

The rich man's wealth is his strong city. The destruction of the poor is their poverty.

Proverbs 29:5-6

A man who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his steps.

Isaiah 27:6

In days to come Jacob shall take root; Israel shall blossom and bud. And they shall fill the face of the world with fruit.

Isaiah 37:31

And the remnant that is escaped of the house of Judah shall again take root downward, and bear fruit upward.

Jeremiah 5:26-28

For among my people are found wicked men. They watch as fowlers lay in wait. They set a trap; they catch men.

Jeremiah 17:7-8

Blessed is the man who trusts in LORD, and whose trust LORD is.

Micah 7:2

The devout man has perished out of the earth, and there is none upright among men. They all lay in wait for blood. They hunt every man his brother with a net.

Habakkuk 1:15-17

He takes all of them up with the hook. He catches them in his net, and gathers them in his drag. Therefore he rejoices and is glad.

Luke 8:13-15

And those on the rock are those who, when they hear, receive the word with joy. And these have no root, who believe for a time, and withdraw in time of trial.

John 15:5

I am the grapevine, ye are the branches. He who dwells in me, and I in him, this man bears much fruit, because without me ye can do nothing.

John 15:16

Ye did not choose out me, but I chose out you, and appointed you, so that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit may remain, so that anything whatever ye may ask of the Father in my name, he may give you.

Romans 6:22

But now having been made free from sin, and having become servile to God, ye have your fruit for sanctification, and the end, eternal life.

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