Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

There is a way which seems right to a man,
But its end is the way of death.

King James Version

There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.

Holman Bible

There is a way that seems right to a man,
but its end is the way to death.

International Standard Version

There is a pathway that seems right to a man, but in the end it's a road to death.

A Conservative Version

There is a way which seems right to a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.

American Standard Version

There is a way which seemeth right unto a man;
But the end thereof are the ways of death.

Amplified


There is a way which seems right to a man and appears straight before him,
But its end is the way of death.

Bible in Basic English

There is a way which seems straight before a man, but its end is the ways of death.

Darby Translation

There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof is the ways of death.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

There is a way which seems right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.

Julia Smith Translation

There is a way straight before man, and its latter state the ways of death.

King James 2000

There is a way which seems right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.

Lexham Expanded Bible

There is a way [that seems] upright {to} a man, but its end [is] the way of death.

Modern King James verseion

There is a way which seems right to a man, but the end of it is the ways of death.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There is a way which some men think to be right; but the end thereof leadeth unto death.

NET Bible

There is a way that seems right to a person, but its end is the way that leads to death.

New Heart English Bible

There is a way which seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.

The Emphasized Bible

There is a way that enticeth a man, but, at the latter end thereof, are the ways of death!

Webster

There is a way which seemeth right to a man, but the end of it are the ways of death.

World English Bible

There is a way which seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.

Youngs Literal Translation

There is a way -- right before a man, And its latter end are ways of death.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
There is
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

a way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

but the end
אחרית 
'achariyth 
Usage: 61

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

References

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

11 The house of the wicked will be destroyed, But the tent of the upright will flourish. 12 There is a way which seems right to a man,
But its end is the way of death.
13 Even in laughter the heart may be in pain, And the end of joy may be grief.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:15

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But a wise man is he who listens to counsel.

Proverbs 16:25

There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is the way of death.

Matthew 7:13-14

"Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it.

Romans 6:21

Therefore what benefit were you then deriving from the things of which you are now ashamed? For the outcome of those things is death.

Galatians 6:3

For if anyone thinks he is something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Proverbs 30:12

There is a kind who is pure in his own eyes, Yet is not washed from his filthiness.

James 1:22

But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves.

Luke 13:24

"Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.

Ephesians 5:6

Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience.

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