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 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 that tills his land shall be satisfied with bread, but he that follows vain persons is void of understanding. 12 The wicked man desires the booty of evil men,
But the root of the righteous yields fruit.
13 The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips, but the just shall come out of the tribulation.



Cross References

Psalm 10:9

He lies in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lies in wait to catch the poor: he catches the poor when he draws him into his net.

Psalm 1:3

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

Psalm 9:15

The Gentiles are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid their own foot is taken.

Proverbs 1:17-19

Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.

Proverbs 10:15

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

Proverbs 29:5-6

The man that flatters his neighbour spreads a net for his feet.

Isaiah 27:6

Days shall come when Jacob shall take root: Israel shall blossom and bud, and the face of the world shall be filled 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 were found wicked men: they lay in wait as he that sets snares; they set a trap of perdition to catch men.

Jeremiah 17:7-8

Blessed is the man that is steadfast in the LORD and whose trust is the LORD.

Micah 7:2

The merciful man of the earth is missing: and there is no one upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they hunt each man his brother with a net.

Habakkuk 1:15-17

He shall take up all of them with his hook; he shall catch them in his net and gather them in his drag: therefore, he shall rejoice and be glad.

Luke 8:13-15

Those on the rock are those that when they hear, receive the word with joy, but these have no root, who for a while believe and in time of temptation fall away.

John 15:5

I AM the vine, ye are the branches: he that abides in me, and I in him, the same brings forth much fruit; for without me ye can do nothing.

John 15:16

Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain; that whatever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it unto you.

Romans 6:22

But now freed from sin and made slaves to God, ye have as your fruit sanctification and as the end, everlasting life.

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