Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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.

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 Most men will proclaim every one his own kindness; But a faithful man who can find? 7 A righteous man that walketh in his integrity, Blessed are his children after him. 8 A king that sitteth on the throne of judgment Scattereth away all evil with his eyes.



Cross References

Psalm 37:26

All the day long he dealeth graciously, and lendeth; And his seed is blessed.

Psalm 112:2

His seed shall be mighty upon earth: The generation of the upright shall be blessed.

Proverbs 19:1

Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity Than he that is perverse in his lips and is a fool.

Genesis 17:7

And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee and to thy seed after thee.

Psalm 15:2

He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, And speaketh truth in his heart;

Psalm 26:1

Judge me, O Jehovah, for I have walked in mine integrity: I have trusted also in Jehovah without wavering.

Psalm 26:11

But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity: Redeem me, and be merciful unto me.

Proverbs 13:22

A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; And the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous.

Proverbs 14:2

He that walketh in his uprightness feareth Jehovah; But he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.

Isaiah 33:15

He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from taking a bribe, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from looking upon evil:

Jeremiah 32:39

and I will give them one heart and one way, that they may fear me for ever, for the good of them, and of their children after them:

Luke 1:6

And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.

Acts 2:39

For to you is the promise, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call unto him.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our glorifying is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and sincerity of God, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we behaved ourselves in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.

Titus 2:11-12

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

3 John 1:3-4

For I rejoiced greatly, when brethren came and bare witness unto thy truth, even as thou walkest in truth.

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