Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A man will not be established by wickedness, But the root of the righteous will not be moved.

King James Version

A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

Holman Bible

Man cannot be made secure by wickedness,
but the root of the righteous is immovable.

International Standard Version

A person doesn't gain security by wickedness, but the righteous won't be uprooted.

A Conservative Version

A man shall not be established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

American Standard Version

A man shall not be established by wickedness; But the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

Amplified

A man shall not be established by wickedness, but the root of the [uncompromisingly] righteous shall never be moved.

Bible in Basic English

No man will make himself safe through evil-doing; but the root of upright men will never be moved.

Darby Translation

A man shall not be established by wickedness; but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Man shall not be established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

Julia Smith Translation

A man shall not be prepared by injustice: and the root of the Just shall not be moved.

King James 2000

A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A person will not be established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous will not be moved.

Modern King James verseion

A man shall not be established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A man cannot endure in ungodliness; but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

NET Bible

No one can be established through wickedness, but a righteous root cannot be moved.

New Heart English Bible

A man shall not be established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

The Emphasized Bible

A son of earth, shall not be established, by lawlessness, but, the root of the righteous, shall not be disturbed.

Webster

A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

World English Bible

A man shall not be established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.

Youngs Literal Translation

A man is not established by wickedness, And the root of the righteous is not moved.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

רשׁע 
Resha` 
Usage: 30

but the root
שׁרשׁ 
Sheresh 
Usage: 33

of the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

References

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

2 A good man will obtain favor from the LORD, But He will condemn a man who devises evil. 3 A man will not be established by wickedness, But the root of the righteous will not be moved. 4 An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, But she who shames him is like rottenness in his bones.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:25

When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more, But the righteous has an everlasting foundation.

1 Samuel 25:33

and blessed be your discernment, and blessed be you, who have kept me this day from bloodshed and from avenging myself by my own hand.

Job 5:3-5

"I have seen the foolish taking root, And I cursed his abode immediately.

Job 15:29

"He will not become rich, nor will his wealth endure; And his grain will not bend down to the ground.

Job 20:5-9

That the triumphing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the godless momentary?

Job 27:16-18

"Though he piles up silver like dust And prepares garments as plentiful as the clay,

Psalm 15:5

He does not put out his money at interest, Nor does he take a bribe against the innocent He who does these things will never be shaken.

Psalm 125:1-2

Those who trust in the LORD Are as Mount Zion, which cannot be moved but abides forever.

Proverbs 12:12

The wicked man desires the booty of evil men, But the root of the righteous yields fruit.

Ephesians 3:17

so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love,

Colossians 2:7

having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as you were instructed, and overflowing with gratitude.

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