Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

There is a road that seems right for a man to travel, but in the end it's the 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 that seems right to a man and appears straight before him, but at the end of it 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 that seems right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

There is a way that 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 that seemeth right to a man, but the end of it is 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 -- 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

24 Pleasant words are a honeycomb:
sweet to the taste and health to the body.
25 There is a way that seems right to a man,
but its end is the way to death.
26 A worker’s appetite works for him
because his hunger urges him on.



Cross References

Proverbs 14:12

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

Proverbs 12:15

A fool’s way is right in his own eyes,
but whoever listens to counsel is wise.

Proverbs 12:26

A righteous man is careful in dealing with his neighbor,
but the ways of the wicked lead them astray.

Isaiah 28:15-19

For you said, “We have cut a deal with Death,
and we have made an agreement with Sheol;
when the overwhelming scourge passes through,
it will not touch us,
because we have made falsehood our refuge
and have hidden behind treachery.”

John 7:47-49

Then the Pharisees responded to them: “Are you fooled too?

John 9:40

Some of the Pharisees who were with Him heard these things and asked Him, “We aren’t blind too, are we?”

Acts 26:9

In fact, I myself supposed it was necessary to do many things in opposition to the name of Jesus the Nazarene.

2 Corinthians 13:5

Test yourselves to see if you are in the faith. Examine yourselves. Or do you yourselves not recognize that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless you fail the test.

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