Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

As for a righteous man, walking in his integrity, how happy 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.

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.

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 A kind man one may call, a great man, - but, a faithful man, who can find? 7 As for a righteous man, walking in his integrity, how happy are his children after him! 8 A king sitting on the throne of judgment, scattereth, with his eyes, all wrong.



Cross References

Psalm 37:26

All day long, is he showing favour and lending, his seed, therefore, shall have a blessing.

Psalm 112:2

Mighty in the earth, shall be his seed, The generation of the upright, shall be blessed;

Proverbs 19:1

Better is a poor man, walking in his integrity, than one of perverse lips, and, he, a dullard.

Genesis 17:7

And I will confirm my covenant betwixt me and thee and thy seed after thee to their generations for an age-abiding covenant, - to become to thee a God, and to thy seed after thee;

Genesis 17:7

And I will confirm my covenant betwixt me and thee and thy seed after thee to their generations for an age-abiding covenant, - to become to thee a God, and to thy seed after thee;

Psalm 26:1

Do me justice, O Yahweh, For, I, in my blamelessness, have walked, and, in Yahweh, have I trusted, I will not waver.

Psalm 26:11

But, I, in my blamelessness, will walk, Redeem me and show me favour.

Proverbs 13:22

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

Proverbs 14:2

He that walketh in his uprightness, is one who revereth Yahweh, but, he that is crooked in his way, is one who despiseth him.

Isaiah 33:15

He that walketh righteously, And speaketh uprightly, - He that refuseth the gain of exactions That shaketh his hands free from holding a bribe, That stoppeth his ear from hearkening to deeds of blood, And shutteth his eyes from giving countenance to wrong,

Jeremiah 32:39

And I will give them one heart, and one way, That they may revere me, all the days, - For the good of them and of their children after them;

Luke 1:6

Now they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and righteous appointments of the Lord, blameless;

Acts 2:39

For, unto you, is the promise, and unto your children, - and unto all them who are afar off: as many soever as the Lord our God shall call unto him.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For, our boasting, is, this, - the witness of our conscience, that, in sanctity and sincerity of God, and not in fleshly wisdom, but in God's favour, have we behaved ourselves in the world, - and more abundantly towards you.

Titus 2:11-12

For the favour of God, bringing salvation for all men, hath shone forth,

Titus 2:11-4

For the favour of God, bringing salvation for all men, hath shone forth,

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