Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The righteous one considers the house of the wicked, Turning the wicked to ruin.

King James Version

The righteous man wisely considereth the house of the wicked: but God overthroweth the wicked for their wickedness.

Holman Bible

The Righteous One considers the house of the wicked; He brings the wicked to ruin.

International Standard Version

The righteous God considers the house of the wicked, bringing the wicked to ruin.

A Conservative Version

A righteous man considers the house of the wicked: the wicked are overthrown to ruin.

American Standard Version

The righteous man considereth the house of the wicked, How the wicked are overthrown to their ruin.

Amplified

The [uncompromisingly] righteous man considers well the house of the wicked -- "how the wicked are cast down to ruin.

Bible in Basic English

The Upright One, looking on the house of the evil-doer, lets sinners be overturned to their destruction.

Darby Translation

One that is righteous wisely considereth the house of the wicked: he overthroweth the wicked to their ruin.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The righteous man wisely considers the house of the wicked, how God overthrows the wicked for their evil.

Julia Smith Translation

The just one being circumspect for the house of the unjust one: overthrowing the unjust for evil.

King James 2000

The righteous man wisely considers the house of the wicked: but God overthrows the wicked for their wickedness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The righteous observes the house of the wicked; he throws the wicked to ruin.

Modern King James verseion

The righteous wisely considers the house of the wicked; but God overthrows the wicked for their wickedness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The righteous man wisely considereth the house of the wicked; and for their wickedness, God overthroweth the ungodly.

NET Bible

The Righteous One considers the house of the wicked; he overthrows the wicked to their ruin.

New Heart English Bible

The Righteous One considers the house of the wicked, and brings the wicked to ruin.

The Emphasized Bible

The Righteous One observeth the house of the lawless, - He is ready to cast down lawless men into misfortune.

Webster

The righteous man wisely considereth the house of the wicked: but God overthroweth the wicked for their wickedness.

World English Bible

The Righteous One considers the house of the wicked, and brings the wicked to ruin.

Youngs Literal Translation

The Righteous One is acting wisely Towards the house of the wicked, He is overthrowing the wicked for wickedness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

סלף 
Calaph 
Usage: 7

the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

11 When the scoffer is punished, the naive becomes wise; But when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge. 12 The righteous one considers the house of the wicked, Turning the wicked to ruin. 13 He who shuts his ear to the cry of the poor Will also cry himself and not be answered.



Cross References

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen a wicked, violent man Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.

Genesis 19:29

Thus it came about, when God destroyed the cities of the valley, that God remembered Abraham, and sent Lot out of the midst of the overthrow, when He overthrew the cities in which Lot lived.

Job 5:3

"I have seen the foolish taking root, And I cursed his abode immediately.

Job 8:15

"He trusts in his house, but it does not stand; He holds fast to it, but it does not endure.

Job 18:14-21

"He is torn from the security of his tent, And they march him before the king of terrors.

Job 21:28-30

"For you say, 'Where is the house of the nobleman, And where is the tent, the dwelling places of the wicked?'

Job 27:13-23

"This is the portion of a wicked man from God, And the inheritance which tyrants receive from the Almighty.

Psalm 52:5

But God will break you down forever; He will snatch you up and tear you away from your tent, And uproot you from the land of the living. Selah.

Psalm 107:43

Who is wise? Let him give heed to these things, And consider the lovingkindnesses of the LORD.

Proverbs 11:3-5

The integrity of the upright will guide them, But the crookedness of the treacherous will destroy them.

Proverbs 13:6

Righteousness guards the one whose way is blameless, But wickedness subverts the sinner.

Proverbs 14:11

The house of the wicked will be destroyed, But the tent of the upright will flourish.

Proverbs 14:32

The wicked is thrust down by his wrongdoing, But the righteous has a refuge when he dies.

Hosea 14:9

Whoever is wise, let him understand these things; Whoever is discerning, let him know them For the ways of the LORD are right, And the righteous will walk in them, But transgressors will stumble in them.

Amos 4:11

"I overthrew you, as God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah, And you were like a firebrand snatched from a blaze; Yet you have not returned to Me," declares the LORD.

Habakkuk 2:9-12

"Woe to him who gets evil gain for his house To put his nest on high, To be delivered from the hand of calamity!

1 Corinthians 10:5

Nevertheless, with most of them God was not well-pleased; for they were laid low in the wilderness.

2 Peter 2:4-9

For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to pits of darkness, reserved for judgment;

2 Peter 3:6-7

through which the world at that time was destroyed, being flooded with water.

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