Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

A good man shall obtain favor of LORD, but he will condemn a man of wicked devices.

New American Standard Bible

A good man will obtain favor from the Lord,
But He will condemn a man who devises evil.

King James Version

A good man obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.

Holman Bible

The good person obtains favor from the Lord,
but He condemns a man who schemes.

International Standard Version

The good person will gain favor from the LORD, but the man who plots evil will be condemned by him.

American Standard Version

A good man shall obtain favor of Jehovah; But a man of wicked devices will he condemn.

Amplified


A good man will obtain favor from the Lord,
But He will condemn a man who devises evil.

Bible in Basic English

A good man has grace in the eyes of the Lord; but the man of evil designs gets punishment from him.

Darby Translation

A good man obtaineth favour of Jehovah; but a man of mischievous devices will he condemn.

Julia Smith Translation

The good shall obtain acceptance from Jehovah: and the man of mischief he will condemn.

King James 2000

A good man obtains favor of the LORD: but a man of wicked intentions will he condemn.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The good obtains favor from Yahweh, but anyone who schemes, he condemns.

Modern King James verseion

The good gets grace from Jehovah, but He will condemn a man of wicked thoughts.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A good man is acceptable unto the LORD; but the wicked will he condemn.

NET Bible

A good person obtains favor from the Lord, but the Lord condemns a person with wicked schemes.

New Heart English Bible

A good man shall obtain favor from the LORD, but he will condemn a man of wicked devices.

The Emphasized Bible

A good man, obtaineth favour from Yahweh, but, a man of wicked devices, will he condemn.

Webster

A good man obtaineth favor from the LORD: but a man of wicked devices he will condemn.

World English Bible

A good man shall obtain favor from Yahweh, but he will condemn a man of wicked devices.

Youngs Literal Translation

The good bringeth forth favour from Jehovah, And the man of wicked devices He condemneth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּוּק 
Puwq 
Usage: 7

רצן רצון 
Ratsown 
Usage: 56

of the Lord

Usage: 0

but a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

1 He who loves correction loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is brutish. 2 A good man shall obtain favor of LORD, but he will condemn a man of wicked devices. 3 A man shall not be established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.



Cross References

Proverbs 8:35

For he who finds me finds life, and shall obtain favor of LORD.

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.

Psalm 112:5

It is well with the man who deals graciously and lends. He shall maintain his cause in judgment,

Proverbs 1:31

Therefore they shall eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.

Proverbs 6:18

a heart that devises wicked purposes, feet that are swift in running to mischief,

Ecclesiastes 8:8

There is no man who has power over the spirit to retain the spirit, nor has he power over the day of death. And there is no discharge in war. Neither shall wickedness deliver him who is given to it.

Isaiah 32:5-7

The fool shall no more be called noble, nor the churl said to be bountiful.

Acts 11:24

Because he was a good man, and full of Holy Spirit and of faith. And a considerable multitude was added to the Lord.

Romans 5:7

For scarcely for a righteous man will some man die, indeed perhaps for the good man some man would even dare to die.

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