Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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.

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 Commit your works unto the LORD, and your thoughts shall be established. 4 The LORD has made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil. 5 Everyone that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: though they join hand in hand, none shall be unpunished.



Cross References

Romans 9:22

What if God, willing to show his wrath, and to make his power known, endured with much longsuffering the vessels of wrath fitted to destruction:

Job 21:30

That the wicked are reserved to the day of destruction? they shall be brought forth to the day of wrath.

Isaiah 43:7

Even everyone that is called by my name: for I have created him for my glory, I have formed him; yea, I have made him.

Romans 11:36

For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things: to whom be glory forever. Amen.

Isaiah 43:21

This people have I formed for myself; they shall show forth my praise.

1 Peter 2:8

And, A stone of stumbling, and a rock of offense, even to them who stumble at the word, being disobedient: to which also they were appointed.

2 Peter 2:3

And through covetousness shall they with false words exploit you: whose judgment of old now lingers not, and their destruction slumbers not.

2 Peter 2:9

The Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:

Revelation 4:11

You are worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power: for you have created all things, and for your pleasure they are and were created.

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