Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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 a righteous one escapes from trouble.

International Standard Version

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


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

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

by the transgression
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 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. 14 A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, and the actions of a man's hands shall be rendered to him.



Cross References

2 Peter 2:9

the Lord knows how to rescue the pious out of temptation, and to hold in reserve unrighteous men being cut off for a day of judgment.

Psalm 64:8

So they shall be made to stumble, their own tongue being against them. All who see them shall wag the head.

Proverbs 11:8

A righteous man is delivered out of trouble, and a wicked man comes in his stead.

Proverbs 21:23

He who keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.

Genesis 48:16

the [heavenly] agent who has redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads, and let my name be named on them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac, and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.

2 Samuel 4:9

And David answered Rechab and Baanah his brother, the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, and said to them, As LORD lives, who has redeemed my soul out of all adversity,

1 Kings 2:23

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

Psalm 5:6

Thou will destroy those who speak lies. LORD abhors the blood-thirsty and deceitful man.

Psalm 34:19

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

Proverbs 6:2

thou are snared with the words of thy mouth, thou are taken with the words of thy mouth.

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise utters knowledge rightly, but the mouth of fools pours out folly.

Proverbs 18:6-7

A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calls for stripes.

Ecclesiastes 7:18

It is good that thou should take hold of this, yea, also from that withdraw not thy hand. For he who fears God shall come forth from them all.

Daniel 6:24

And the king commanded, and they brought those men who had accused Daniel, and they cast them into the den of lions, them, their sons, and their wives. And the lions had the mastery of them, and broke all their bones in pieces, bef

Matthew 27:25

And having answered, all the people said, His blood be on us, and on our children.

Romans 8:35-37

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

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