Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The light of the righteous rejoices, But the lamp of the wicked goes out.

King James Version

The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Holman Bible

The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is extinguished.

International Standard Version

The light of the righteous shines, but the lamp of the wicked is extinguished.

A Conservative Version

The light of the righteous rejoices, but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

American Standard Version

The light of the righteous rejoiceth; But the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Amplified

The light of the [uncompromisingly] righteous [is within him -- "it grows brighter and] rejoices, but the lamp of the wicked [furnishes only a derived, temporary light and] shall be put out shortly.

Bible in Basic English

There is a glad dawn for the upright man, but the light of the sinner will be put out.

Darby Translation

The light of the righteous rejoiceth; but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The light of the righteous shall rejoice: but the fire of the wicked shall be put out.

Julia Smith Translation

The light of the just shall rejoice: and the lamp of the unjust shall be quenched.

King James 2000

The light of the righteous rejoices: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The light of the righteous will rejoice, but the lamp of the wicked will die out.

Modern King James verseion

The light of the righteous rejoices, but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The light of the righteous maketh joyful; but the candle of the ungodly shall be put out.

NET Bible

The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked goes out.

New Heart English Bible

The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.

The Emphasized Bible

The light of the righteous, rejoiceth, but, the lamp of the lawless, goeth out.

Webster

The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the wicked shall be extinguished.

World English Bible

The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.

Youngs Literal Translation

The light of the righteous rejoiceth, And the lamp of the wicked is extinguished.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

of the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

שׂמח 
Samach 
Usage: 155

but the lamp
נרה נר ניר נר ניר 
Niyr 
Usage: 48

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

A Wise Son Lives Righteously

8 The ransom of a man's life is his wealth, But the poor hears no rebuke. 9 The light of the righteous rejoices, But the lamp of the wicked goes out. 10 Through insolence comes nothing but strife, But wisdom is with those who receive counsel.



Cross References

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.

Proverbs 24:20

For there will be no future for the evil man; The lamp of the wicked will be put out.

1 Kings 11:36

'But to his son I will give one tribe, that My servant David may have a lamp always before Me in Jerusalem, the city where I have chosen for Myself to put My name.

Job 18:5-6

"Indeed, the light of the wicked goes out, And the flame of his fire gives no light.

Job 21:17

"How often is the lamp of the wicked put out, Or does their calamity fall on them? Does God apportion destruction in His anger?

Job 29:3

When His lamp shone over my head, And by His light I walked through darkness;

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown like seed for the righteous And gladness for the upright in heart.

Psalm 112:4

Light arises in the darkness for the upright; He is gracious and compassionate and righteous.

Proverbs 20:20

He who curses his father or his mother, His lamp will go out in time of darkness.

Isaiah 50:10-11

Who is among you that fears the LORD, That obeys the voice of His servant, That walks in darkness and has no light? Let him trust in the name of the LORD and rely on his God.

Matthew 22:13

"Then the king said to the servants, 'Bind him hand and foot, and throw him into the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.'

Matthew 25:8

"The foolish said to the prudent, 'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'

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