Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 {wisest of women} builds her house, but the foolish tears it down with her hands. 2 He who walks in uprightness fears Yahweh, but he who is devious [in] his ways displeases him. 3 In the mouth of a fool is the rod of pride, but the lips of the wise preserve them.



Cross References

Proverbs 28:6

Better [to be] poor and walking in one's integrity than to be crooked of ways when one [is] rich.

1 Kings 3:6

Then Solomon said, "You have shown great loyal love with your servant David my father, as he walked before you in faithfulness and in righteousness and in uprightness of heart with you. You have shown for him this great loyal love, and you have given a son to him who is sitting on his throne as [it is] this day.

Job 1:1

[There] was a man in the land of Uz whose name [was] Job. That man was blameless and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil.

Job 12:4

I am a laughingstock to my friends: '[He] calls on God, and he answers him.' A righteous, blameless man [is] a laughingstock.

Job 28:28

And to the human beings he said, 'Look, the fear of the Lord [is] wisdom, and to depart from evil [is] understanding.'"

Psalm 25:21

Let integrity and uprightness preserve me, because I wait for you.

Psalm 112:1

Praise Yah! Blessed [is the] man [who] fears Yahweh; he takes great delight in his commands.

Psalm 123:3-4

Be gracious to us, O Yahweh, be gracious to us, for long enough we have had our fill of contempt.

Proverbs 2:15

{who are crooked in their ways}, and devious in their paths;

Proverbs 11:12

He who lacks {sense} belittles his neighbor, but a person of intelligence will remain silent.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright, it turns from evil, he who guards himself keeps his way.

Proverbs 19:1

Better a poor person walking in integrity than one who is perverse {in his speech} and is a fool.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

Now that all has been heard, here is the final conclusion: Fear God and obey his commandments, for this [is] the whole [duty] of man.

Malachi 2:5-6

"My covenant with him was [one of] life and peace, and I gave them to him. [This required] reverence, and he revered me and stood in awe {before} my name.

Luke 10:16

The one who listens to you listens to me, and the one who rejects you rejects me. But the one who rejects me rejects the one who sent me."

Luke 16:14

Now the Pharisees, who were lovers of money, heard all these [things], and they ridiculed him.

Acts 9:31

Then the church throughout all of Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, being strengthened. And living in the fear of the Lord and the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, it was increasing [in numbers].

Acts 10:22

And they said, "Cornelius, a centurion, a righteous and God-fearing man--and well spoken of by the whole nation of the Jews--was directed by a holy angel to summon you to his house and to hear words from you."

Acts 10:35

but in every nation the one who fears him and who does what is right is acceptable to him.

Romans 2:4-5

Or do you despise the wealth of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?

2 Timothy 3:2-3

for people will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, arrogant, slanderers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy,

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