Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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 there be that would be called good-doers; but where shall one find a true faithful man? 7 Whoso leadeth a godly and an innocent life; happy shall his children be whom he leaveth behind him. 8 A king that sitteth in judgment, and looketh well about him, driveth away all evil.



Cross References

Psalm 37:26

The righteous is ever merciful, and lendeth gently; therefore shall his seed be blessed.

Psalm 112:2

His seed shall be mighty upon earth; the generation of the faithful shall be blessed.

Proverbs 19:1

Better is the poor that liveth godly, than the blasphemer that is but a fool.

Genesis 17:7

Moreover, I will make my covenant between me, and thee, and thy seed after thee; in their times to be an everlasting testament, so that I will be God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.

Psalm 15:2

Even he that leadeth an uncorrupt life, and doeth the thing which is right, and speaketh the truth from his heart.

Psalm 26:1

{A Psalm of David} Be thou my Judge, O LORD, for I walk innocently. My trust hath been also in the LORD; therefore shall I not fall.

Psalm 26:11

But as for me, I will walk innocently: O deliver me, and be merciful unto me.

Proverbs 13:22

which their children's children shall have in possession - for the riches of the sinner is laid up for the just.

Proverbs 14:2

Whoso feareth the LORD, walketh in the right path: and regardeth not him that abhorreth the ways of the LORD.

Isaiah 33:15

He that leadeth a godly life - say I - and speaketh the truth; He that abhorreth to do violence and deceit; he that keepeth his hand that he touch no reward; which stoppeth his ears, that he hear no counsel against the innocent; which holdeth down his eyes, that he see none evil.

Jeremiah 32:39

And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me all the days of their life, that they and their children after them may prosper.

Luke 1:6

Both were perfect before God, and walked in all the laws and ordinances of the Lord, that no man could find fault with them.

Acts 2:39

"For the promise was made unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar, even as many as the Lord God shall call."

2 Corinthians 1:12

Our rejoicing is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in singleness of heart and with godly pureness - and not in fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God - we have had our conversation in the world, and most of all to you-wards.

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God, that bringeth salvation unto all men, hath appeared

3 John 1:3-4

I rejoiced greatly when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in thee, how thou in truth walkest.

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