Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 A person's anxiety weighs down his heart, but an appropriate word is encouraging. 26 The righteous person is cautious with respect to his neighbor, but the lifestyle of the wicked leads them astray. 27 The lazy person does not roast what he has hunted, but diligence is one's most important possession.



Cross References

Psalm 16:3

As for the saints that are in the land, they are noble, and all my delight is in them.

Psalm 18:12-13

The brightness before him scattered the thick clouds, with hail stones and flashes of fire.

Proverbs 12:13

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

Proverbs 17:27

Whoever controls what he says is knowledgeable; anyone who has a calm spirit is a man of understanding.

Matthew 5:46-48

If you love those who love you, what reward will you have? Even the tax collectors do the same, don't they?

Luke 6:32-36

"If you love those who love you, what thanks do you deserve? Why, even sinners love those who love them.

James 1:13-14

When someone is tempted, he should not say, "I am being tempted by God," because God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone.

1 Peter 2:18-21

You household servants must submit yourselves to your masters out of respect, not only to those who are kind and fair, but also to those who are unjust.

2 Peter 2:18-22

By talking high-sounding nonsense and using sinful cravings of the flesh, they entice people who have just escaped from those who live in error.

1 John 2:26

I have written to you about those who are trying to deceive you.

Revelation 12:9

The huge dragon was hurled down. That ancient serpent, called the Devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world, was hurled down to the earth, along with its angels.

Revelation 13:14

It deceives those living on earth with the signs that it is allowed to do on behalf of the first beast, telling them to make an image for the beast who was wounded by a sword and yet lived.

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