Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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.

Amplified


Adversity pursues sinners,
But the [consistently] upright will be rewarded with prosperity.

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.

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 Walk with wise men, and thou shalt be wise; But the companion of fools shall smart for it. 21 Evil pursueth sinners; But the righteous shall be recompensed with good. 22 A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; And the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous.



Cross References

Psalm 32:10

Many sorrows shall be to the wicked; But he that trusteth in Jehovah, lovingkindness shall compass him about.

Genesis 4:7

If thou doest well, shall it not be lifted up? and if thou doest not well, sin coucheth at the door: and unto thee shall be its desire, but do thou rule over it.

Numbers 32:23

But if ye will not do so, behold, ye have sinned against Jehovah; and be sure your sin will find you out.

Psalm 140:11

An evil speaker shall not be established in the earth: Evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.

Proverbs 13:13

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

Isaiah 3:10-11

Say ye of the righteous, that it shall be well with him ; for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

Acts 28:4

And when the barbarians saw the venomous creature hanging from his hand, they said one to another, No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he hath escaped from the sea, yet Justice hath not suffered to live.

Romans 2:7-10

to them that by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and incorruption, eternal life:

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