Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, But he who is devious in his ways despises Him.

King James Version

He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.

Holman Bible

Whoever lives with integrity fears the Lord, but the one who is devious in his ways despises Him.

International Standard Version

Someone whose conduct is upright fears the LORD, but whoever is devious in his ways despises him.

A Conservative Version

He who walks in his uprightness fears LORD, but he who is perverse in his ways despises him.

American Standard Version

He that walketh in his uprightness feareth Jehovah; But he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.

Amplified

He who walks in uprightness reverently and worshipfully fears the Lord, but he who is contrary and devious in his ways despises Him.

Bible in Basic English

He who goes on his way in righteousness has before him the fear of the Lord; but he whose ways are twisted gives him no honour.

Darby Translation

He that walketh in his uprightness feareth Jehovah; but he that is perverted in his ways despiseth him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, but he that is perverse in his ways despises him.

Julia Smith Translation

He going in his uprightness will fear Jehovah: and he perverted in his ways, despised him.

King James 2000

He that walks in his uprightness fears the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despises him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who walks in uprightness fears Yahweh, but he who is devious [in] his ways displeases him.

Modern King James verseion

He who walks in his uprightness fears Jehovah, but he who is perverse in his ways despises Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso feareth the LORD, walketh in the right path: and regardeth not him that abhorreth the ways of the LORD.

NET Bible

The one who walks in his uprightness fears the Lord, but the one who is perverted in his ways despises him.

New Heart English Bible

He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, but he who is perverse in his ways despises him.

The Emphasized Bible

He that walketh in his uprightness, is one who revereth Yahweh, but, he that is crooked in his way, is one who despiseth him.

Webster

He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.

World English Bible

He who walks in his uprightness fears Yahweh, but he who is perverse in his ways despises him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is walking in his uprightness is fearing Jehovah, And the perverted in his ways is despising Him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

ישׁר 
Yosher 
Usage: 14

ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 43

the Lord

Usage: 0

but he that is perverse
לוּז 
Luwz 
Usage: 6

in his ways
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

1 The wise woman builds her house, But the foolish tears it down with her own hands. 2 He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, But he who is devious in his ways despises Him. 3 In the mouth of the foolish is a rod for his back, But the lips of the wise will protect them.



Cross References

Proverbs 28:6

Better is the poor who walks in his integrity Than he who is crooked though he be rich.

1 Kings 3:6

Then Solomon said, "You have shown great lovingkindness to Your servant David my father, according as he walked before You in truth and righteousness and uprightness of heart toward You; and You have reserved for him this great lovingkindness, that You have given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.

Job 1:1

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil.

Job 12:4

"I am a joke to my friends, The one who called on God and He answered him; The just and blameless man is a joke.

Job 28:28

"And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'"

Psalm 25:21

Let integrity and uprightness preserve me, For I wait for You.

Psalm 112:1

Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments.

Psalm 123:3-4

Be gracious to us, O LORD, be gracious to us, For we are greatly filled with contempt.

Proverbs 2:15

Whose paths are crooked, And who are devious in their ways;

Proverbs 11:12

He who despises his neighbor lacks sense, But a man of understanding keeps silent.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil; He who watches his way preserves his life.

Proverbs 19:1

Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity Than he who is perverse in speech and is a fool.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person.

Malachi 2:5-6

"My covenant with him was one of life and peace, and I gave them to him as an object of reverence; so he revered Me and stood in awe of My name.

Luke 10:16

"The one who listens to you listens to Me, and the one who rejects you rejects Me; and he who rejects Me rejects the One who sent Me."

Luke 16:14

Now the Pharisees, who were lovers of money, were listening to all these things and were scoffing at Him.

Acts 9:31

So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.

Acts 10:22

They said, "Cornelius, a centurion, a righteous and God-fearing man well spoken of by the entire nation of the Jews, was divinely directed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his house and hear a message from you."

Acts 10:35

but in every nation the man who fears Him and does what is right is welcome to Him.

Romans 2:4-5

Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?

2 Timothy 3:2-3

For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, revilers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,

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