Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A wicked man displays a bold face, But as for the upright, he makes his way sure.

King James Version

A wicked man hardeneth his face: but as for the upright, he directeth his way.

Holman Bible

A wicked man puts on a bold face,
but the upright man considers his way.

International Standard Version

The wicked man puts up a bold appearance, but the upright thinks about what he is doing.

A Conservative Version

A wicked man hardens his face, but as for an upright man, he establishes his ways.

American Standard Version

A wicked man hardeneth his face; But as for the upright, he establisheth his ways.

Amplified

A wicked man puts on the bold, unfeeling face [of guilt], but as for the upright, he considers, directs, and establishes his way [with the confidence of integrity].

Bible in Basic English

The evil-doer makes his face hard, but as for the upright, he gives thought to his way.

Darby Translation

A wicked man hardeneth his face; but as for the upright, he establisheth his way.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The wicked man hardens his face, but as for the upright, he orders his ways.

Julia Smith Translation

An unjust man strengthened with his face: and the upright he will prepare his ways.

King James 2000

A wicked man hardens his face: but as for the upright, he considers his way.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A wicked man is strong in {his countenance}, but the upright will appoint his paths.

Modern King James verseion

A wicked man hardens his face, but the upright establishes his way.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

An ungodly man goeth forth rashly; but the just reformeth his own way.

NET Bible

A wicked person shows boldness with his face, but as for the upright, he discerns his ways.

New Heart English Bible

A wicked man hardens his face; but as for the upright, he establishes his ways.

The Emphasized Bible

A lawless man emboldeneth his face, but, as for the upright, he, directeth his ways.

Webster

A wicked man hardeneth his face: but as for the upright, he directeth his way.

World English Bible

A wicked man hardens his face; but as for the upright, he establishes his ways.

Youngs Literal Translation

A wicked man hath hardened by his face, And the upright -- he prepareth his way.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

עזז 
`azaz 
Usage: 12

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

28 A false witness will perish, But the man who listens to the truth will speak forever. 29 A wicked man displays a bold face, But as for the upright, he makes his way sure. 30 There is no wisdom and no understanding And no counsel against the LORD.



Cross References

Proverbs 11:5

The righteousness of the blameless will smooth his way, But the wicked will fall by his own wickedness.

Psalm 119:5

Oh that my ways may be established To keep Your statutes!

Psalm 119:59

I considered my ways And turned my feet to Your testimonies.

Proverbs 28:14

How blessed is the man who fears always, But he who hardens his heart will fall into calamity.

Proverbs 29:1

A man who hardens his neck after much reproof Will suddenly be broken beyond remedy.

Jeremiah 3:2-3

"Lift up your eyes to the bare heights and see; Where have you not been violated? By the roads you have sat for them Like an Arab in the desert, And you have polluted a land With your harlotry and with your wickedness.

Jeremiah 5:3

O LORD, do not Your eyes look for truth? You have smitten them, But they did not weaken; You have consumed them, But they refused to take correction They have made their faces harder than rock; They have refused to repent.

Jeremiah 8:12

"Were they ashamed because of the abomination they had done? They certainly were not ashamed, And they did not know how to blush; Therefore they shall fall among those who fall; At the time of their punishment they shall be brought down," Says the LORD.

Jeremiah 44:16-17

"As for the message that you have spoken to us in the name of the LORD, we are not going to listen to you!

Ezekiel 18:28

"Because he considered and turned away from all his transgressions which he had committed, he shall surely live; he shall not die.

Haggai 1:5

Now therefore, thus says the LORD of hosts, "Consider your ways!

Haggai 1:7

Thus says the LORD of hosts, "Consider your ways!

Haggai 2:15

'But now, do consider from this day onward: before one stone was placed on another in the temple of the LORD,

Haggai 2:18-19

'Do consider from this day onward, from the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month; from the day when the temple of the LORD was founded, consider:

Luke 15:17-18

"But when he came to his senses, he said, 'How many of my father's hired men have more than enough bread, but I am dying here with hunger!

1 Thessalonians 3:11

Now may our God and Father Himself and Jesus our Lord direct our way to you;

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