Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

There shall no mischief happen to a righteous man, but the wicked shall be filled with evil.

New American Standard Bible

No harm befalls the righteous,
But the wicked are filled with trouble.

King James Version

There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.

Holman Bible

No disaster overcomes the righteous,
but the wicked are full of misery.

International Standard Version

No harm overwhelms the righteous, but the wicked overflow with trouble.

American Standard Version

There shall no mischief happen to the righteous; But the wicked shall be filled with evil.

Amplified


No harm befalls the righteous,
But the wicked are filled with trouble.

Bible in Basic English

No trouble will come to upright men, but sinners will be full of evil.

Darby Translation

There shall no evil happen to a righteous man; but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.

Julia Smith Translation

No iniquity shall approach to the just one: and the unjust were filled with evil.

King James 2000

There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with trouble.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{No evil will happen} to the righteous, but the wicked are filled [with] trouble.

Modern King James verseion

No evil shall happen to the just, but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There shall no misfortune happen unto the just; but the ungodly shall be filled with misery.

NET Bible

The righteous do not encounter any harm, but the wicked are filled with calamity.

New Heart English Bible

No mischief shall happen to the righteous, but the wicked shall be filled with evil.

The Emphasized Bible

Unseemly to the righteous, is any trouble, but, the lawless, are full of misfortune.

Webster

There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.

World English Bible

No mischief shall happen to the righteous, but the wicked shall be filled with evil.

Youngs Literal Translation

No iniquity is desired by the righteous, And the wicked have been full of evil.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אנה 
'anah 
Usage: 4

to the just
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

but the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

20 Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, but joy is to the counselors of peace. 21 There shall no mischief happen to a righteous man, but the wicked shall be filled with evil. 22 Lying lips are an abomination to LORD, but those who deal truly are his delight.



Cross References

Psalm 91:10

There shall no evil befall thee, nor shall any plague come near thy tent,

1 Peter 3:13

And who is he who will harm you, if ye become imitators of the good?

Revelation 18:6

Render to her as she also rendered to you, and double to her two-fold according to her works. In the cup that she mixed, mix two-fold for her.

Jeremiah 13:12-14

Therefore thou shall speak to them this word. Thus says LORD, the God of Israel: Every bottle shall be filled with wine. And they shall say to thee, Do we not certainly know that every bottle shall be filled with wine?

Habakkuk 2:16

Thou are filled with shame, and not glory. Drink thou also, and be as one uncircumcised. The cup of LORD's right hand shall come around to thee, and foul shame shall be upon thy glory.

Proverbs 1:31

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

Proverbs 14:14

The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways, and a good man from his own fruits.

Romans 8:28

And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, who are the called according to purpose.

1 Corinthians 3:22-23

whether Paul, or Apollos, or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things coming, all are yours,

2 Corinthians 4:17

For our slight momentary affliction works for us an eternal weight of glory from extraordinariness to extraordinariness,

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