Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Adversity pursues sinners, But the righteous will be rewarded with prosperity.

King James Version

Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repayed.

Holman Bible

Disaster pursues sinners,
but good rewards the righteous.

International Standard Version

Disaster pursues the sinful, but good will reward the righteous.

A Conservative Version

Evil pursues sinners, but the righteous shall be recompensed with good.

American Standard Version

Evil pursueth sinners; But the righteous shall be recompensed with good.

Amplified

Evil pursues sinners, but the consistently upright and in right standing with God is recompensed with good.

Bible in Basic English

Evil will overtake sinners, but the upright will be rewarded with good.

Darby Translation

Evil pursueth sinners; but to the righteous good shall be repaid.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Evil pursues sinners, but to the righteous good shall be repaid.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

Evil pursues sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repaid.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Misfortune will pursue sinners, but the righteous {will be rewarded with prosperity}.

Modern King James verseion

Evil pursues sinners, but to the righteous good shall be repaid.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Mischief followeth upon sinners; but the righteous shall have a good reward,

NET Bible

Calamity pursues sinners, but prosperity rewards the righteous.

New Heart English Bible

Misfortune pursues sinners, but prosperity rewards the righteous.

The Emphasized Bible

Evil pursueth, sinners, but, unto the righteous, shall good be recompensed.

Webster

Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repaid.

World English Bible

Misfortune pursues sinners, but prosperity rewards the righteous.

Youngs Literal Translation

Evil pursueth sinners, And good recompenseth the righteous.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חטּא 
Chatta' 
Usage: 19

but to the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Wise Son Lives Righteously

20 He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm. 21 Adversity pursues sinners, But the righteous will be rewarded with prosperity. 22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.



Cross References

Psalm 32:10

Many are the sorrows of the wicked, But he who trusts in the LORD, lovingkindness shall surround him.

Genesis 4:7

"If you do well, will not your countenance be lifted up? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door; and its desire is for you, but you must master it."

Numbers 32:23

"But if you will not do so, behold, you have sinned against the LORD, and be sure your sin will find you out.

Psalm 140:11

"May a slanderer not be established in the earth; May evil hunt the violent man speedily."

Proverbs 13:13

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

Isaiah 3:10-11

Say to the righteous that it will go well with them, For they will eat the fruit of their actions.

Acts 28:4

When the natives saw the creature hanging from his hand, they began saying to one another, "Undoubtedly this man is a murderer, and though he has been saved from the sea, justice has not allowed him to live."

Romans 2:7-10

to those who by perseverance in doing good seek for glory and honor and immortality, eternal life;

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