Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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 that walks with wise men shall be wise, but the companion of fools shall be destroyed. 21 Evil pursues sinners, but to the righteous good shall be repaid. 22 A good man shall leave an inheritance to his children's children, and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.



Cross References

Psalm 32:10

There are many sorrows for the wicked; but he that waits in the LORD, mercy shall compass him round about.

Genesis 4:7

If thou doest good, it shall certainly be accepted; and if thou doest not good, sin lies at the door. And his desire shall be unto thee, but thou must rule over him.

Numbers 32:23

But if ye will not do so, behold, ye shall have sinned against the LORD, and be sure your sin will catch up with you.

Psalm 140:11

The man with an evil tongue shall not be established in the earth; evil shall hunt the man of violence to overthrow him.

Proverbs 13:13

Whosoever despises the word shall perish by it: but he that fears the commandment shall be rewarded.

Isaiah 3:10-11

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

Acts 28:4

And when the barbarians saw the venomous beast hang on his hand, they said among themselves, No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he has escaped the sea, yet vengeance does not suffer him to live.

Romans 2:7-10

to those who persevered in well doing, glory and honour and incorruption, to those who seek eternal life;

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