Parallel Verses

Amplified

The Lord has made everything [to accommodate itself and contribute] to its own end and His own purpose -- "even the wicked [are fitted for their role] for the day of calamity and evil.

New American Standard Bible

The LORD has made everything for its own purpose, Even the wicked for the day of evil.

King James Version

The LORD hath made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

Holman Bible

The Lord has prepared everything for His purpose—
even the wicked for the day of disaster.

International Standard Version

The LORD made everything answerable to him, including the wicked at the time of trouble.

A Conservative Version

LORD has made everything for its own end, yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

American Standard Version

Jehovah hath made everything for its own end; Yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord has made everything for his purpose, even the sinner for the day of evil.

Darby Translation

Jehovah hath wrought everything on his own account, yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The LORD has made all things by himself, yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah made all to his purpose, and also the unjust for the day of evil.

King James 2000

The LORD has made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

All Yahweh has made [is] for his purpose, and even the wicked for the day of trouble.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah has made all for His purpose; yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The LORD doth all things for his own sake; yea, and when he keepeth the ungodly for the day of wrath.

NET Bible

The Lord works everything for its own ends -- even the wicked for the day of disaster.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD has made everything for its own end?yes, even the wicked for the day of evil.

The Emphasized Bible

Everything, hath Yahweh made for its own purpose, yea, even the lawless one, for the day of calamity.

Webster

The LORD hath made all things for himself: yes, even the wicked for the day of evil.

World English Bible

Yahweh has made everything for its own end -- yes, even the wicked for the day of evil.

Youngs Literal Translation

All things hath Jehovah wrought for Himself, And also the wicked worketh for a day of evil.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּעל 
Pa`al 
Usage: 57

מענה 
Ma`aneh 
Usage: 8

yea, even the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

for the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

3 Roll your works upon the Lord [commit and trust them wholly to Him; He will cause your thoughts to become agreeable to His will, and] so shall your plans be established and succeed. 4 The Lord has made everything [to accommodate itself and contribute] to its own end and His own purpose -- "even the wicked [are fitted for their role] for the day of calamity and evil. 5 Everyone proud and arrogant in heart is disgusting, hateful, and exceedingly offensive to the Lord; be assured [I pledge it] they will not go unpunished.



Cross References

Romans 9:22

What if God, although fully intending to show [the awfulness of] His wrath and to make known His power and authority, has tolerated with much patience the vessels (objects) of [His] anger which are ripe for destruction?

Job 21:30

That the evil man is [now] spared in the day of calamity and destruction, and they are led forth and away on the day of [God's] wrath?

Isaiah 43:7

Even everyone who is called by My name, whom I have created for My glory, whom I have formed, whom I have made.

Romans 11:36

For from Him and through Him and to Him are all things. [For all things originate with Him and come from Him; all things live through Him, and all things center in and tend to consummate and to end in Him.] To Him be glory forever! Amen (so be it).

Isaiah 43:21

The people I formed for Myself, that they may set forth My praise [and they shall do it].

1 Peter 2:8

And, A Stone that will cause stumbling and a Rock that will give [men] offense; they stumble because they disobey and disbelieve [God's] Word, as those [who reject Him] were destined (appointed) to do.

2 Peter 2:3

And in their covetousness (lust, greed) they will exploit you with false (cunning) arguments. From of old the sentence [of condemnation] for them has not been idle; their destruction (eternal misery) has not been asleep.

2 Peter 2:9

Now if [all these things are true, then be sure] the Lord knows how to rescue the godly out of temptations and trials, and how to keep the ungodly under chastisement until the day of judgment and doom,

Revelation 4:11

Worthy are You, our Lord and God, to receive the glory and the honor and dominion, for You created all things; by Your will they were [brought into being] and were created.

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