Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

The righteous is walking habitually in his integrity, O the happiness of his sons 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 walks in his integrity; blessed (happy, fortunate, enviable) are his children after him.

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.

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 multitude of men proclaim each his kindness, And a man of stedfastness who doth find? 7 The righteous is walking habitually in his integrity, O the happiness of his sons after him! 8 A king sitting on a throne of judgment, Is scattering with his eyes all evil,



Cross References

Psalm 37:26

All the day he is gracious and lending, And his seed is for a blessing.

Psalm 112:2

Mighty in the earth is his seed, The generation of the upright is blessed.

Proverbs 19:1

Better is the poor walking in his integrity, Than the perverse in his lips, who is a fool.

Genesis 17:7

'And I have established My covenant between Me and thee, and thy seed after thee, to their generations, for a covenant age-during, to become God to thee, and to thy seed after thee;

Psalm 15:2

He who is walking uprightly, And working righteousness, And speaking truth in his heart.

Psalm 26:1

By David. Judge me, O Jehovah, for I in mine integrity have walked, And in Jehovah I have trusted, I slide not.

Psalm 26:11

And I, in mine integrity I walk, Redeem me, and favour me.

Proverbs 13:22

A good man causeth sons' sons to inherit, And laid up for the righteous is the sinner's wealth.

Proverbs 14:2

Whoso is walking in his uprightness is fearing Jehovah, And the perverted in his ways is despising Him.

Isaiah 33:15

Whoso is walking righteously, And is speaking uprightly, Kicking against gain of oppressions, Shaking his hands from taking hold on a bribe, Stopping his ear from hearing of blood, And shutting his eyes from looking on evil,

Jeremiah 32:39

and I have given to them one heart, and one way, to fear Me all the days, for good to them, and to their sons after them:

Luke 1:6

and they were both righteous before God, going on in all the commands and righteousnesses of the Lord blameless,

Acts 2:39

for to you is the promise, and to your children, and to all those afar off, as many as the Lord our God shall call.'

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our glorying is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and sincerity of God, not in fleshly wisdom, but in the grace of God, we did conduct ourselves in the world, and more abundantly toward you;

Titus 2:11-12

For the saving grace of God was manifested to all men,

3 John 1:3-4

for I rejoiced exceedingly, brethren coming and testifying of the truth in thee, even as thou in truth dost walk;

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