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 will not be established by wickedness,
But the root of the [consistently] righteous will not 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.

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

A Song of Ascents.
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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