Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

An evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, But the righteous will escape from trouble.

King James Version

The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.

Holman Bible

An evil man is trapped by [his] rebellious speech, but the righteous escapes from trouble.

International Standard Version

An evil man's sinful speech ensnares him, but the righteous person escapes from trouble.

A Conservative Version

A wicked man is snared by the transgression of [his] lips, but the righteous shall come out of trouble.

American Standard Version

In the transgression of the lips is a snare to the evil man; But the righteous shall come out of trouble.

Amplified

The wicked is [dangerously] snared by the transgression of his lips, but the [uncompromisingly] righteous shall come out of trouble.

Bible in Basic English

In the sin of the lips is a net which takes the sinner, but the upright man will come out of trouble.

Darby Translation

In the transgression of the lips is an evil snare; but a righteous man shall go forth out of trouble.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips, but the just shall come out of the tribulation.

Julia Smith Translation

In the transgression of the lips is the snare of evil: and the just one shall come forth out of straits.

King James 2000

The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall escape from trouble.

Lexham Expanded Bible

By the transgression of lips, evil is ensnared, but the righteous escapes from trouble.

Modern King James verseion

The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips, but the just shall come out of trouble.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The wicked falleth into the snare through the malice of his own mouth; but the just shall escape out of peril.

NET Bible

The evil person is ensnared by the transgression of his speech, but the righteous person escapes out of trouble.

New Heart English Bible

An evil man is trapped by sinfulness of lips, but the righteous shall come out of trouble.

The Emphasized Bible

By the transgression of the lips, is the wicked man, ensnared, but the righteous, cometh out of distress.

Webster

The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.

World English Bible

An evil man is trapped by sinfulness of lips, but the righteous shall come out of trouble.

Youngs Literal Translation

In transgression of the lips is the snare of the wicked, And the righteous goeth out from distress.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
is snared
מקשׁ מוקשׁ 
Mowqesh 
Usage: 27

פּשׁע 
Pesha` 
Usage: 93

of his lips
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

but the just
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

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. 14 A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his words, And the deeds of a man's hands will return to him.



Cross References

2 Peter 2:9

then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from temptation, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment,

Psalm 64:8

So they will make him stumble; Their own tongue is against them; All who see them will shake the head.

Proverbs 11:8

The righteous is delivered from trouble, But the wicked takes his place.

Proverbs 21:23

He who guards his mouth and his tongue, Guards his soul from troubles.

Genesis 48:16

The angel who has redeemed me from all evil, Bless the lads; And may my name live on in them, And the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; And may they grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth."

2 Samuel 4:9

David answered Rechab and Baanah his brother, sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, and said to them, "As the LORD lives, who has redeemed my life from all distress,

1 Kings 2:23

Then King Solomon swore by the LORD, saying, "May God do so to me and more also, if Adonijah has not spoken this word against his own life.

Psalm 5:6

You destroy those who speak falsehood; The LORD abhors the man of bloodshed and deceit.

Psalm 34:19

Many are the afflictions of the righteous, But the LORD delivers him out of them all.

Proverbs 6:2

If you have been snared with the words of your mouth, Have been caught with the words of your mouth,

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise makes knowledge acceptable, But the mouth of fools spouts folly.

Proverbs 18:6-7

A fool's lips bring strife, And his mouth calls for blows.

Ecclesiastes 7:18

It is good that you grasp one thing and also not let go of the other; for the one who fears God comes forth with both of them.

Daniel 6:24

The king then gave orders, and they brought those men who had maliciously accused Daniel, and they cast them, their children and their wives into the lions' den; and they had not reached the bottom of the den before the lions overpowered them and crushed all their bones.

Matthew 27:25

And all the people said, "His blood shall be on us and on our children!"

Romans 8:35-37

Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?



Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain