Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

The evil bowed before the good, and the unjust at the gates of the just one.

New American Standard Bible

The evil will bow down before the good,
And the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

King James Version

The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

Holman Bible

The evil bow before those who are good,
the wicked, at the gates of the righteous.

International Standard Version

Evil men will bow down in the presence of good men and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

A Conservative Version

The evil bow down before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

American Standard Version

The evil bow down before the good; And the wicked, at the gates of the righteous.

Amplified


The evil will bow down before the good,
And the wicked [will bow down] at the gates of the righteous.

Bible in Basic English

The knees of the evil are bent before the good; and sinners go down in the dust at the doors of the upright.

Darby Translation

The evil bow before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous man.

King James 2000

The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The evil bow down before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

Modern King James verseion

The evil bow before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The evil shall bow themselves before the good; and the ungodly shall wait at the doors of the righteous.

NET Bible

Those who are evil will bow before those who are good, and the wicked will bow at the gates of the righteous.

New Heart English Bible

The evil bow down before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

The Emphasized Bible

Abased are the wicked, before the good, and, the lawless, at the gates of the righteous.

Webster

The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

World English Bible

The evil bow down before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

Youngs Literal Translation

The evil have bowed down before the good, And the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
bow
שׁחח 
Shachach 
Usage: 21

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

and the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

at the gates
שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

Verse Info

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

18 The simple inherit folly: and the prudent shall be surrounded with knowledge. 19 The evil bowed before the good, and the unjust at the gates of the just one. 20 Also the poor shall be hated by his neighbor: and many loving the rich one.



Cross References

Genesis 42:6

And Joseph, he the ruler over the land, and he selling grain to all the people of the earth; and Joseph's brethren will come, and will worship before him the face to the earth.

Genesis 43:28

And they will say, Peace to thy servant to our father, he is yet living: and they will bow down and worship.

Exodus 8:8

And Pharaoh will call to Moses and to Aaron, and will say, Pray to Jehovah, and he will remove the frogs from me and from my people: and I will send forth the people and they shall sacrifice to Jehovah.

Exodus 9:27-28

And Pharaoh will send and call for Moses and for Aaron, and will say to them, I sinned this time: Jehovah is just, and I and my people unjust

Exodus 11:8

And all these thy servants shall come down to me, and worship to me, saying, Go forth, thou, and all the people which are at thy feet: and after this I will go forth. And he will go forth from Pharaoh in the heat of anger.

1 Samuel 2:36

And it was all being left in thy house shall go to worship to him for a piece of silver and a round of bread; and he said, Add me to one of the priesthoods to eat a morsel of bread.

2 Kings 3:12

And Jehoshaphat will say the word of Jehovah is with him, and the king of Israel, and Jehoshaphat, and the king of Edom will come down to him

Esther 7:7-8

And the king rose up in his wrath from the drinking of wine, to the garden of the palace: and Haman stood up to seek out for his soul from Esther the queen; for he saw that evil was completed for him from the king.

Psalm 49:14

As sheep they were laid in hades; death shall rule over them, and the upright shall come down upon them in the morning; and their rock for falling away in hades from a dwelling to him.

Proverbs 11:29

He troubling his house shall inherit wind: and the foolish is servant to the wise of heart

Isaiah 60:14

And sons humbling thee came bowing down to thee: and all they despising thee worshiped at the soles of thy feet; and they called thee, The city of Jehovah, Zion, the Holy One of Israel

Micah 7:9-10

The anger of Jehovah I will bear, for I sinned against him till he shall maintain my contention, and do my judgment: he will bring me forth to the light, I shall look upon his justice.

Micah 7:16-17

The nations shall see and be ashamed from all their strength: they shall put the hand upon the mouth, their ears shall be deaf.

Malachi 4:3

And ye tread down the unjust; for they were ashes under the soles of your feet in the day which I doing, said Jehovah of armies.

Acts 16:39

And having come they besought them, and having brought out, they entreated to come out of the city.

Revelation 3:9

Behold, I give of the synagogue of Satan, of them saying themselves to be Jews, and are not, but they lie; behold, I will make them that they come and worship before thy feet, and they should know that I have loved thee.

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