Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A righteous man who walks in his integrity—
How blessed are his sons after him.

King James Version

The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.

Holman Bible

The one who lives with integrity is righteous;
his children who come after him will be happy.

International Standard Version

The righteous person lives a life of integrity; happy are his children who follow him!

A Conservative Version

A righteous man who walks in his integrity, blessed are his sons after him.

American Standard Version

A righteous man that walketh in his integrity, Blessed are his children after him.

Amplified


The righteous man who walks in integrity and lives life in accord with his [godly] beliefs—
How blessed [happy and spiritually secure] are his children after him [who have his example to follow].

Bible in Basic English

An upright man goes on in his righteousness: happy are his children after him!

Darby Translation

The righteous walketh in his integrity: blessed are his children after him!

Julia Smith Translation

The just one going about in his integrity: his sons happy after him.

King James 2000

The just man walks in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who walks in his integrity [is] righteous; happy are his children who follow him.

Modern King James verseion

The just walks in his integrity; his sons are blessed after him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso leadeth a godly and an innocent life; happy shall his children be whom he leaveth behind him.

NET Bible

The righteous person behaves in integrity; blessed are his children after him.

New Heart English Bible

A righteous man walks in integrity; blessed are his children after him.

The Emphasized Bible

As for a righteous man, walking in his integrity, how happy are his children after him!

Webster

The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.

World English Bible

A righteous man walks in integrity. Blessed are his children after him.

Youngs Literal Translation

The righteous is walking habitually in his integrity, O the happiness of his sons after him!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

אשׁר 
'esher 
Usage: 45

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

6 Many a man proclaims his own loyalty,
But who can find a trustworthy man?
7 A righteous man who walks in his integrity—
How blessed are his sons after him.
8 A king who sits on the throne of justice
Disperses all evil with his eyes.



Cross References

Psalm 37:26

All day long he is gracious and lends,
And his descendants are a blessing.

Psalm 112:2

His descendants will be mighty on earth;
The generation of the upright will be blessed.

Proverbs 19:1

Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity
Than he who is perverse in speech and is a fool.

Genesis 17:7

I will establish My covenant between Me and you and your descendants after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your descendants after you.

Psalm 15:2

He who walks with integrity, and works righteousness,
And speaks truth in his heart.

Psalm 26:1

A Psalm of David.
Vindicate me, O Lord, for I have walked in my integrity,
And I have trusted in the Lord without wavering.

Psalm 26:11

But as for me, I shall walk in my integrity;
Redeem me, and be gracious to me.

Proverbs 13:22

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children,
And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.

Proverbs 14:2

He who walks in his uprightness fears the Lord,
But he who is devious in his ways despises Him.

Isaiah 33:15

He who walks righteously and speaks with sincerity,
He who rejects unjust gain
And shakes his hands so that they hold no bribe;
He who stops his ears from hearing about bloodshed
And shuts his eyes from looking upon evil;

Jeremiah 32:39

and I will give them one heart and one way, that they may fear Me always, for their own good and for the good of their children after them.

Luke 1:6

They were both righteous in the sight of God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and requirements of the Lord.

Acts 2:39

For the promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off, as many as the Lord our God will call to Himself.”

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our proud confidence is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and godly sincerity, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially toward you.

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

3 John 1:3-4

For I was very glad when brethren came and testified to your truth, that is, how you are walking in truth.

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