Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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 put out.

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.

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 riches, but the poor hear no threats. 9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out. 10 Pride only breeds quarrels, but with ones who take advice is wisdom.



Cross References

Proverbs 4:18

But the path of the righteous is like the dawning light, that shines more and more until the perfect day.

Proverbs 24:20

for there will be no reward to the evil man; and the lamp of the wicked shall be snuffed out.

1 Kings 11:36

To his son will I give one tribe, that David my servant may have a lamp always before me in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen me to put my name there.

Job 18:5-6

"Yes, the light of the wicked shall be put out, The spark of his fire shall not shine.

Job 21:17

"How often is it that the lamp of the wicked is put out, that their calamity comes on them, that God distributes sorrows in his anger?

Job 29:3

when his lamp shone on my head, and by his light I walked through darkness,

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.

Psalm 112:4

Light dawns in the darkness for the upright, gracious, merciful, and righteous.

Proverbs 20:20

Whoever curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.

Isaiah 50:10-11

Who is among you who fears Yahweh, who obeys the voice of his servant? He who walks in darkness, and has no light, let him trust in the name of Yahweh, and rely on his God.

Matthew 22:13

Then the king said to the servants, 'Bind him hand and foot, take him away, and throw him into the outer darkness; there is where the weeping and grinding of teeth will be.'

Matthew 25:8

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

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