Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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 Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: they shall certainly not be unpunished. 6 By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of the LORD men depart from evil. 7 When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.



Cross References

Proverbs 14:16

A wise man fears, and shuns evil, but the fool is hotheaded and reckless.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to you, and break off your sins by righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor; if there may be a lengthening of your prosperity."

Job 28:28

To man he said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom. To depart from evil is understanding.'"

Proverbs 8:13

The fear of the LORD is to hate evil. I hate pride, arrogance, the evil way, and the perverse mouth.

Luke 11:41

But give for gifts to the needy those things which are within, and see, all things will be clean to you.

Genesis 20:11

Abraham said, "Because I thought, 'Surely the fear of God is not in this place. They will kill me for my wife's sake.'

Nehemiah 5:9

Also I said, "The thing that you do is not good. Ought you not to walk in the fear of our God, because of the reproach of the nations our enemies?

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former governors who were before me were supported by the people, and took bread and wine from them, besides forty shekels of silver; yes, even their servants ruled over 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 one who feared God, and turned away from evil.

Psalm 85:10

Mercy and truth meet together. Righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Proverbs 14:27

The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, turning people from the snares of death.

Proverbs 20:28

Love and faithfulness keep the king safe. His throne is sustained by love.

Micah 7:18-20

Who is a God like you, who pardons iniquity, and passes over the disobedience of the remnant of his heritage? He doesn't retain his anger forever, because he delights in loving kindness.

John 15:2

Every branch in me that does not bear fruit, he takes away. Every branch that bears fruit, he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.

Acts 15:9

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

2 Corinthians 7:1

Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Ephesians 5:21

subjecting yourselves one to another in the fear of Christ.

1 Peter 1:22

Seeing you have purified your souls in your obedience to the truth in sincere brotherly affection, love one another from a pure heart fervently:

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