Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The righteous is a guide to his neighbor, But the way of the wicked leads them astray.

King James Version

The righteous is more excellent than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.

Holman Bible

A righteous man is careful in dealing with his neighbor,
but the ways of the wicked lead them astray.

International Standard Version

The righteous person is cautious with respect to his neighbor, but the lifestyle of the wicked leads them astray.

A Conservative Version

A righteous man is a guide to his neighbor, but the way of the wicked causes them to err.

American Standard Version

The righteous is a guide to his neighbor; But the way of the wicked causeth them to err.

Amplified

The [consistently] righteous man is a guide to his neighbor, but the way of the wicked causes others to go astray.

Bible in Basic English

The upright man is a guide to his neighbour, but the way of evil-doers is a cause of error to them.

Darby Translation

The righteous guideth his neighbour; but the way of the wicked misleadeth them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The righteous causes his neighbour to consider: but the way of the wicked causes them to err.

Julia Smith Translation

The just excelled above his neighbor: and the way of the unjust shall lead them astray.

King James 2000

The righteous chooses his friends carefully: but the way of the wicked leads them astray.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A righteous person will seek out his neighbor, but the way of the wicked will lead them astray.

Modern King James verseion

The righteous is more excellent than his neighbor, but the way of the wicked seduces them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The righteous is liberal unto his neighbour, but the way of the ungodly will deceive themselves.

NET Bible

The righteous person is cautious in his friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.

New Heart English Bible

A righteous person is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.

The Emphasized Bible

The righteous man guideth his neighbour, but, the way of the lawless, leadeth them astray.

Webster

The righteous is more excellent than his neighbor: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.

World English Bible

A righteous person is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.

Youngs Literal Translation

The righteous searcheth his companion, And the way of the wicked causeth them to err.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

תּוּר 
Tuwr 
Usage: 23

but the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

תּעה 
Ta`ah 
Usage: 50

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

25 Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, But a good word makes it glad. 26 The righteous is a guide to his neighbor, But the way of the wicked leads them astray. 27 A lazy man does not roast his prey, But the precious possession of a man is diligence.



Cross References

Psalm 16:3

As for the saints who are in the earth, They are the majestic ones in whom is all my delight.

Psalm 18:12-13

From the brightness before Him passed His thick clouds, Hailstones and coals of fire.

Proverbs 12:13

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

Proverbs 17:27

He who restrains his words has knowledge, And he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.

Matthew 5:46-48

"For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?

Luke 6:32-36

"If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them.

James 1:13-14

Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am being tempted by God"; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone.

1 Peter 2:18-21

Servants, be submissive to your masters with all respect, not only to those who are good and gentle, but also to those who are unreasonable.

2 Peter 2:18-22

For speaking out arrogant words of vanity they entice by fleshly desires, by sensuality, those who barely escape from the ones who live in error,

1 John 2:26

These things I have written to you concerning those who are trying to deceive you.

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon was thrown down, the serpent of old who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.

Revelation 13:14

And he deceives those who dwell on the earth because of the signs which it was given him to perform in the presence of the beast, telling those who dwell on the earth to make an image to the beast who had the wound of the sword and has come to life.

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