Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Who forsake the paths of uprightness, To walk in the ways of darkness;

New American Standard Bible

From those who leave the paths of uprightness
To walk in the ways of darkness;

King James Version

Who leave the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of darkness;

Holman Bible

from those who abandon the right paths
to walk in ways of darkness,

International Standard Version

and from those who abandon the right path to travel along the ways of darkness;

A Conservative Version

who forsake the paths of uprightness to walk in the ways of darkness,

Amplified


From those who leave the paths of uprightness
To walk in the ways of darkness;

Bible in Basic English

Who give up the way of righteousness, to go by dark roads;

Darby Translation

from those who leave the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of darkness;

Julia Smith Translation

Those forsaking the paths of straightness to go in the ways of darkness;

King James 2000

Who leave the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of darkness;

Lexham Expanded Bible

those who forsake the paths of uprightness to walk in ways of darkness,

Modern King James verseion

those who leave the paths of uprightness to walk in the ways of darkness,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

From such as leave the high street, and walk in the ways of darkness;

NET Bible

who leave the upright paths to walk on the dark ways,

New Heart English Bible

who forsake the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of darkness;

The Emphasized Bible

From them who forsake the paths of rectitude, to walk in this ways of darkness;

Webster

Who leave the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of darkness;

World English Bible

who forsake the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of darkness;

Youngs Literal Translation

Who are forsaking paths of uprightness, To walk in ways of darkness,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the paths
ארח 
'orach 
Usage: 59

ישׁר 
Yosher 
Usage: 14

to walk
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

in the ways
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

References

Fausets

Context Readings

The Benefits Of Wisdom

12 To deliver thee from the way of evil, From the men that speak perverse things; 13 Who forsake the paths of uprightness, To walk in the ways of darkness; 14 Who rejoice to do evil, And delight in the perverseness of evil;


Cross References

Proverbs 4:19

The way of the wicked is as darkness: They know not at what they stumble.

John 3:19-20

And this is the judgment, that the light is come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light; for their works were evil.

Proverbs 21:16

The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding Shall rest in the assembly of the dead.

Job 24:13-16

These are of them that rebel against the light; They know not the ways thereof, Nor abide in the paths thereof.

Psalm 14:3

They are all gone aside; they are together become filthy; There is none that doeth good, no, not one.

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: He hath ceased to be wise and to do good.

Psalm 82:5

They know not, neither do they understand; They walk to and fro in darkness: All the foundations of the earth are shaken.

Ezekiel 18:26

When the righteous man turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and dieth therein; in his iniquity that he hath done shall he die.

Ezekiel 33:12-13

And thou, son of man, say unto the children of thy people, The righteousness of the righteous shall not deliver him in the day of his transgression; and as for the wickedness of the wicked, he shall not fall thereby in the day that he turneth from his wickedness; neither shall he that is righteous be able to live thereby in the day that he sinneth.

Zephaniah 1:6

and them that are turned back from following Jehovah; and those that have not sought Jehovah, nor inquired after him.

Matthew 12:43-45

But the unclean spirit, when he is gone out of the man, passeth through waterless places, seeking rest, and findeth it not.

John 1:6

There came a man, sent from God, whose name was John.

John 2:9-11

And when the ruler of the feast tasted the water now become wine, and knew not whence it was (but the servants that had drawn the water knew), the ruler of the feast calleth the bridegroom,

John 12:35

Jesus therefore said unto them, Yet a little while is the light among you. Walk while ye have the light, that darkness overtake you not: and he that walketh in the darkness knoweth not whither he goeth.

Romans 1:21

because that, knowing God, they glorified him not as God, neither gave thanks; but became vain in their reasonings, and their senseless heart was darkened.

1 Thessalonians 5:5-7

for ye are all sons of light, and sons of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness;

2 Timothy 4:10

for Demas forsook me, having loved this present world, and went to Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

Hebrews 6:4-6

For as touching those who were once enlightened and tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit,

2 Peter 2:20-22

For if, after they have escaped the defilements of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein and overcome, the last state is become worse with them than the first.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us: but they went out , that they might be made manifest that they all are not of us.

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