Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Misfortune pursues sinners, but prosperity rewards the righteous.

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


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.

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 One who walks with wise men grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm. 21 Misfortune pursues sinners, but prosperity rewards the righteous. 22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the wealth of the sinner is stored for the righteous.



Cross References

Psalm 32:10

Many sorrows come to the wicked, but loving kindness shall surround him who trusts in Yahweh.

Genesis 4:7

If you do well, will it not be lifted up? If you don't do well, sin crouches at the door. Its desire is for you, but you are to rule over it."

Numbers 32:23

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

Psalm 140:11

An evil speaker won't be established in the earth. Evil will hunt the violent man to overthrow him.

Proverbs 13:13

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

Isaiah 3:10-11

Tell the righteous "Good!" For they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.

Acts 28:4

When the natives saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said one to another, "No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he has escaped from the sea, yet Justice has not allowed to live."

Romans 2:7-10

to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory, honor, and incorruptibility, eternal life;

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