Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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.

Darby Translation

There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof is 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

Images Proverbs 14:12

Prayers for Proverbs 14:12

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

11 The house of the sinner will be overturned, but the tent of the upright man will do well. 12 There is a way which seems straight before a man, but its end is the ways of death. 13 Even while laughing the heart may be sad; and after joy comes sorrow.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:15

The way of the foolish man seems right to him? but the wise man gives ear to suggestions.

Proverbs 16:25

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

Matthew 7:13-14

Go in by the narrow door; for wide is the door and open is the way which goes to destruction, and great numbers go in by it.

Romans 6:21

What fruit had you at that time in the things which are now a shame to you? for the end of such things is death.

Galatians 6:3

For if a man has an idea that he is something when he is nothing, he is tricked by himself.

Proverbs 30:12

There is a generation who seem to themselves to be free from sin, but are not washed from their unclean ways.

James 1:22

But be doers of the word, and not only hearers of it, blinding yourselves with false ideas.

Luke 13:24

Do your best to go in by the narrow door, for I say to you, A number will make the attempt to go in, but will not be able to do so.

Ephesians 5:6

Do not be turned from the right way by foolish words; for because of these things the punishment of God comes on those who do not put themselves under him.

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