Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

By loyalty and faithfulness, iniquity will be covered over, and by fear of Yahweh {one turns} from evil.

New American Standard Bible

By lovingkindness and truth iniquity is atoned for, And by the fear of the LORD one keeps away from evil.

King James Version

By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

Holman Bible

Wickedness is atoned for by loyalty and faithfulness,
and one turns from evil by the fear of the Lord.

International Standard Version

Iniquity is atoned for by gracious love and truth, and through fear of the LORD people turn from evil.

A Conservative Version

By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for, and by the fear of LORD men depart from evil.

American Standard Version

By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for; And by the fear of Jehovah men depart from evil.

Amplified

By mercy and love, truth and fidelity [to God and man -- "not by sacrificial offerings], iniquity is purged out of the heart, and by the reverent, worshipful fear of the Lord men depart from and avoid evil.

Bible in Basic English

By mercy and good faith evil-doing is taken away: and by the fear of the Lord men are turned away from evil.

Darby Translation

By loving-kindness and truth iniquity is atoned for; and by the fear of Jehovah men depart from evil.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

By mercy and truth iniquity is purged, and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

Julia Smith Translation

By mercy and truth iniquity shall be expiated: and in the fear of Jehovah a departing from evil.

King James 2000

By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

Modern King James verseion

By mercy and truth, iniquity is purged, and by the fear of Jehovah men turn away from evil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

With loving mercy and faithfulness, sins be forgiven; and whoso searcheth the LORD eschewth evil.

NET Bible

Through loyal love and truth iniquity is appeased; through fearing the Lord one avoids evil.

New Heart English Bible

By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

The Emphasized Bible

By lovingkindness and fidelity, shall iniquity be covered, and, in the revering of Yahweh, is a turning away from wrong.

Webster

By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

World English Bible

By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of Yahweh men depart from evil.

Youngs Literal Translation

In kindness and truth pardoned is iniquity, And in the fear of Jehovah Turn thou aside from evil.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

and by the fear
יראה 
Yir'ah 
Usage: 45

of the Lord

Usage: 0

שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

5 An abomination of Yahweh [are] all who are arrogant of heart; {rest assured}, he will not go unpunished. 6 By loyalty and faithfulness, iniquity will be covered over, and by fear of Yahweh {one turns} from evil. 7 When the ways of a man are pleasing [to] Yahweh, even his enemies he will cause to make peace with him.



Cross References

Proverbs 14:16

The wise is cautious and turns from evil, but the fool throws off restraint and is confident.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my advice be acceptable [to you] and your sin remove with righteousness and your iniquity with having mercy on [the] oppressed, {in case there might be a prolongation of your prosperity}.'"

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.'"

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of Yahweh [is] hatred of evil, pride, and arrogance and an evil way. And I hate a mouth of perversity.

Luke 11:41

But give [as] charitable giving the things that are within, and behold, everything is clean for you.

Genesis 20:11

And Abraham said, "Because I thought, surely there is no fear of God in this place; they will kill me on account of the matter of my wife.

Nehemiah 5:9

So I said, "The thing that you are doing is not good. Should you not walk in the fear of our God [to prevent] the disgrace from the nations, our enemies?

Nehemiah 5:15

The former governors who were before me laid burdens on the people, and they took food and wine from them, besides forty shekels. Also, their servants controlled the people, but I did not do so because of the fear of God.

Job 1:1-8

[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.

Psalm 85:10

Loyal love and faithfulness will meet one another; righteousness and peace will kiss.

Proverbs 14:27

The fear of Yahweh [is] a fountain of life, [in order] to turn from the snares of death.

Proverbs 20:28

Loyalty and faithfulness will preserve a king, and he is upheld with the righteousness of his throne.

Micah 7:18-20

Who [is] a God like you, forgiving sin and passing over rebellion for the remnant of his inheritance? He does not retain his anger forever, for he delights in loyal love.

John 15:2

Every branch that does not bear fruit in me, he removes it, and every [branch] that bears fruit, he prunes it in order that it may bear more fruit.

Acts 15:9

And he made no distinction between us and them, cleansing their hearts by faith.

2 Corinthians 7:1

Therefore [since we] have these promises, dear friends, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of body and spirit, accomplishing holiness in the fear of God.

Ephesians 5:21

being subject to one another {out of reverence for} Christ

1 Peter 1:22

Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for sincere brotherly love, love one another fervently from the heart,

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