Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Righteousness guards the one whose way is blameless, But wickedness subverts the sinner.

King James Version

Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

Holman Bible

Righteousness guards people of integrity, but wickedness undermines the sinner.

International Standard Version

Righteousness protects the blameless, but wickedness brings down the sinner.

A Conservative Version

Righteousness guards him who is upright in the way, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

American Standard Version

Righteousness guardeth him that is upright in the way; But wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

Amplified

Righteousness (rightness and justice in every area and relation) guards him who is upright in the way, but wickedness plunges into sin and overthrows the sinner.

Bible in Basic English

Righteousness keeps safe him whose way is without error, but evil-doers are overturned by sin.

Darby Translation

Righteousness preserveth him that is perfect in the way; but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Righteousness keeps the one of the perfect way: but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

Julia Smith Translation

Justice will guard the blameless of way: and injustice shall overthrow the sinning.

King James 2000

Righteousness keeps him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Righteousness will guard the upright of way, but wickedness will overthrow sin.

Modern King James verseion

Righteousness guards the perfect of way, but wickedness subverts a sin-offering.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Righteousness keepeth the innocent in the way; but ungodliness shall overthrow the sinner.

NET Bible

Righteousness guards the one who lives with integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

New Heart English Bible

Righteousness guards the way of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

The Emphasized Bible

Righteousness, guardeth the man of blameless way, but, lawlessness, overthroweth the sinner.

Webster

Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

World English Bible

Righteousness guards the way of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

Youngs Literal Translation

Righteousness keepeth him who is perfect in the way, And wickedness overthroweth a sin offering.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
in the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

רשׁעה 
Rish`ah 
Usage: 15

סלף 
Calaph 
Usage: 7

Context Readings

A Wise Son Lives Righteously

5 A righteous man hates falsehood, But a wicked man acts disgustingly and shamefully. 6 Righteousness guards the one whose way is blameless, But wickedness subverts the sinner. 7 There is one who pretends to be rich, but has nothing; Another pretends to be poor, but has great wealth.



Cross References

Proverbs 11:3

The integrity of the upright will guide them, But the crookedness of the treacherous will destroy them.

Proverbs 11:5-6

The righteousness of the blameless will smooth his way, But the wicked will fall by his own wickedness.

2 Chronicles 28:23

For he sacrificed to the gods of Damascus which had defeated him, and said, "Because the gods of the kings of Aram helped them, I will sacrifice to them that they may help me." But they became the downfall of him and all Israel.

Psalm 15:2

He who walks with integrity, and works righteousness, And speaks truth in his heart.

Psalm 25:21

Let integrity and uprightness preserve me, For I wait for You.

Psalm 26:1

Vindicate me, O LORD, for I have walked in my integrity, And I have trusted in the LORD without wavering.

Psalm 140:11

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

Proverbs 5:22

His own iniquities will capture the wicked, And he will be held with the cords of his sin.

Proverbs 21:12

The righteous one considers the house of the wicked, Turning the wicked to ruin.



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