Parallel Verses

World English Bible

A righteous man walks in 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.

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.

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 men claim to be men of unfailing love, but who can find a faithful man? 7 A righteous man walks in integrity. Blessed are his children after him. 8 A king who sits on the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes.



Cross References

Psalm 37:26

All day long he deals graciously, and lends. His seed is blessed.

Psalm 112:2

His seed will be mighty in the land. The generation of the upright will be blessed.

Proverbs 19:1

Better is the poor who walks in his integrity than he who is perverse in his lips and is a fool.

Genesis 17:7

I will establish my covenant between me and you and your seed after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God to you and to your seed after you.

Psalm 15:2

He who walks blamelessly does what is right, and speaks truth in his heart;

Psalm 26:1

Judge me, Yahweh, for I have walked in my integrity. I have trusted also in Yahweh without wavering.

Psalm 26:11

But as for me, I will walk in my integrity. Redeem me, and be merciful to me.

Proverbs 13:22

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

Proverbs 14:2

He who walks in his uprightness fears Yahweh, but he who is perverse in his ways despises him.

Isaiah 33:15

He who walks righteously, and speaks blamelessly; He who despises the gain of oppressions, who gestures with his hands, refusing to take a bribe, who stops his ears from hearing of blood, and shuts his eyes from looking at evil --

Jeremiah 32:39

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

Luke 1:6

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

Acts 2:39

For the promise is to you, and to your children, and to all who are far off, even as many as the Lord our God will call to himself."

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our boasting 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 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 rejoiced greatly, when brothers came and testified about your truth, even as you walk in truth.

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