Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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 Heaviness in the heart of man makes it stoop: but a good word makes it glad. 26 The righteous causes his neighbour to consider: but the way of the wicked causes them to err. 27 The deceitful man does not even roast that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious.



Cross References

Psalm 16:3

to the saints that are in the earth and to the excellent: all my delight is towards them.

Psalm 18:12-13

At the brightness that was before him his thick clouds passed, hail stones and coals of fire.

Proverbs 12:13

The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips, but the just shall come out of the tribulation.

Proverbs 17:27

He who has knowledge spares his words, and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.

Matthew 5:46-48

For if ye love those who love you, what reward shall ye have? Do not even the publicans the same?

Luke 6:32-36

For if ye love those who love you, what grace shall ye have? for sinners also love those that love them.

James 1:13-14

Let no one say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God; for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither does he tempt anyone:

1 Peter 2:18-21

Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear, not only to the good and humane, but also to the unjust.

2 Peter 2:18-22

For speaking arrogant words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that were clean escaped from those who converse in error,

1 John 2:26

These things I have written unto you concerning those that seduce you.

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon was cast out, the serpent of old, who is called Devil and the Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

Revelation 13:14

and deceives those that dwell on the earth by those signs which were given unto him to do in the presence of the beast, commanding those that dwell on the earth to make an image of the beast, which has the wound by the sword, and did live.

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