Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

He despising to the word it shall be perverse to him: and he fearing the command shall be requited.

New American Standard Bible

The one who despises the word will be in debt to it,
But the one who fears the commandment will be rewarded.

King James Version

Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

Holman Bible

The one who has contempt for instruction will pay the penalty,
but the one who respects a command will be rewarded.

International Standard Version

Anyone who despises a word of advice will pay for it, but whoever heeds a command will be rewarded.

A Conservative Version

He who despises the word brings destruction on himself, but he who fears the commandment shall be rewarded.

American Standard Version

Whoso despiseth the word bringeth destruction on himself; But he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

Amplified


Whoever despises the word and counsel [of God] brings destruction upon himself,
But he who [reverently] fears and respects the commandment [of God] will be rewarded.

Bible in Basic English

He who makes sport of the word will come to destruction, but the respecter of the law will be rewarded.

Darby Translation

Whoso despiseth the word shall be held by it; but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

King James 2000

Whosoever despises the word shall be destroyed: but he that fears the commandment shall be rewarded.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who despises a word will bring destruction on himself, but he who respects a commandment will be rewarded.

Modern King James verseion

Whoever despises the Word shall be destroyed, but he who fears the commandment shall be rewarded.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso despiseth the word, destroyeth himself; but he that feareth the commandment shall have peace.

NET Bible

The one who despises instruction will pay the penalty, but whoever esteems instruction will be rewarded.

New Heart English Bible

Whoever despises instruction will pay for it, but he who respects a command will be rewarded.

The Emphasized Bible

He that despiseth a matter, shall get pledged thereto, but, he that revereth a commandment, the same shall be recompensed.

Webster

Whoever despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

World English Bible

Whoever despises instruction will pay for it, but he who respects a command will be rewarded.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is despising the Word is destroyed for it, And whoso is fearing the Command is repayed.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּוּז 
Buwz 
Usage: 13

the word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

but he that feareth
ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 43

מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

Context Readings

A Wise Son Lives Righteously

12 Hope being forgotten afflicts the heart: and desire coming, a tree of life. 13 He despising to the word it shall be perverse to him: and he fearing the command shall be requited. 14 The law of the wise one a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.



Cross References

2 Chronicles 36:16

For they will be mocking upon the messengers of God, and despising his words, and scoffing at his prophets, even to the bringing up the wrath of Jehovah against his people, even to no healing.

Numbers 15:31

For it despised the word of Jehovah, and broke his command; being cut off, that soul shall be cut off; its iniquity upon it

2 Samuel 12:9-10

Wherefore didst thou despise the word of Jehovah to do evil in his eyes? Uriah the Hittite thou didst strike with the sword, and his wife thou tookest to thee for a wife, and thou didst kill him with the sword of the sons of Ammon.

Ezra 10:3

And now we will cut out a covenant to our God to bring forth all the wives, and those being born of them upon the counsel of my lord, and of those trembling at the command of our God; and according to the law it shall be done.

Psalm 19:11

Also thy servant being admonished by them: in watching them much reward.

Psalm 115:13

He will bless those fearing Jehovah, the small with the great

Psalm 119:165

Much peace to those loving thy law, and no stumbling-block to them.

Proverbs 1:25

And ye will reject all my counsels, and ye desired not my reproofs:

Proverbs 1:30-31

They desired not for my counsels: and derided all my reproofs.

Proverbs 13:21

Evil shall pursue the sinning: and good shall requite the just

Isaiah 66:2

And all these my hand made, and all these shall be, says Jehovah: and to this will I look, to the humble. and smitten of spirit, and trembling at my word.

Jeremiah 43:2

And Azariah son of Hoshaiah will say, and Johanan son of Kareah, and all the proud men, saying to Jeremiah, Thou speakest falsehood: Jehovah our God sent thee not to say, Ye shall not go to Egypt to sojourn there:

Jeremiah 44:16-17

The word which thou spakest to us in the name of Jehovah, we hear not to thee

Ezekiel 20:13

And the house of Israel will rebel against me fit the desert: in my laws they went not, and my judgments they rejected, which a man shall do them and he lived in them: and my Sabbaths they profaned greatly and saying, To pour out my wrath upon them in the desert to finish them.'

Ezekiel 20:16

Because they rejected upon my judgments, and my laws they went not in them, and my Sabbaths they profaned: for their heart went after their blocks.

Ezekiel 20:24

Because they did not my judgments, and my laws they rejected, and my Sabbaths they profaned, and their eyes were after their fathers blocks.

Malachi 3:16

Then they fearing Jehovah spake each to his neighbor, and Jehovah will attend and will hear, and write a book of remembrance before him for those fearing Jehovah, and for thinking upon his name.

Matthew 5:12

Rejoice and be transported with joy; for much your reward in the heavens for so they drove out the prophets which before you.

Luke 16:31

And he said to him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither if any rise from the dead, will they be persueded.

Hebrews 10:28-29

Any one having rejected Moses' law, without compassion dies by two or three witnesses:

2 John 1:8

Look to yourselves, lest we should destroy what things we have wrought, but we should receive a full reward.

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