Parallel Verses

King James 2000

The violence of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do justice.

New American Standard Bible

The violence of the wicked will drag them away,
Because they refuse to act with justice.

King James Version

The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.

Holman Bible

The violence of the wicked sweeps them away
because they refuse to act justly.

International Standard Version

Devastation caused by the wicked will drag them away because they refuse to do what is just.

A Conservative Version

The violence of the wicked shall sweep them away, because they refuse to do justice.

American Standard Version

The violence of the wicked shall sweep them away, Because they refuse to do justice.

Amplified


The violence of the wicked will [return to them and] drag them away [like fish caught in a net],
Because they refuse to act with justice.

Bible in Basic English

By their violent acts the evil-doers will be pulled away, because they have no desire to do what is right.

Darby Translation

The devastation of the wicked sweepeth them away, because they refuse to do what is right.

Julia Smith Translation

The violence of the unjust shall sweep them away, for they refuse to do judgment

Lexham Expanded Bible

The violence of the wicked will sweep them away, for they refuse to do justice.

Modern King James verseion

The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them, because they refuse to do judgment.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The robberies of the ungodly shall be their own destruction; for they would not do the thing that was right.

NET Bible

The violence done by the wicked will drag them away because they refuse to do what is right.

New Heart English Bible

The violence of the wicked will drive them away, because they refuse to do what is right.

The Emphasized Bible

The violence of the lawless, shall drag them away, - because they have refused to do justice.

Webster

The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.

World English Bible

The violence of the wicked will drive them away, because they refuse to do what is right.

Youngs Literal Translation

The spoil of the wicked catcheth them, Because they have refused to do judgment.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁוד שׁד 
Shod 
Usage: 25

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

גּרר 
Garar 
Usage: 5

מאן 
Ma'en 
Usage: 41

to do

Usage: 0

Verse Info

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

6 The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death. 7 The violence of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do justice. 8 The way of man is perverse and strange: but as for the pure, his work is right.



Cross References

Psalm 7:16

His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own crown.

Psalm 9:16

The LORD is known by the judgment which he executes: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah.

Proverbs 1:18-19

And they lie in wait for their own blood; they lurk secretly for their own lives.

Proverbs 10:6

Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

Proverbs 21:21

He that follows after righteousness and mercy finds life, righteousness, and honor.

Proverbs 22:22-23

Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

Isaiah 1:23-24

Your princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves: everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards: they judge not the fatherless, neither does the cause of the widow come before them.

Jeremiah 7:9-11

Will you steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense unto Baal, and walk after other gods whom you know not;

Jeremiah 7:15

And I will cast you out of my sight, as I have cast out all your brethren, even the whole descendants of Ephraim.

Ezekiel 18:18

As for his father, because he cruelly oppressed, robbed his brother by violence, and did that which is not good among his people, lo, even he shall die in his iniquity.

Ezekiel 22:13-14

Behold, therefore I have struck my hands together at your dishonest gain which you have made, and at your blood which has been in the midst of you.

Micah 3:9-12

Hear this, I pray you, you heads of the house of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel, that abhor justice, and pervert all equity.

Zechariah 5:3-4

Then said he unto me, This is the curse that goes forth over the face of the whole earth: for every one that steals shall be cut off according to the writing on this side; and every one that swears falsely shall be cut off according to the writing on that side.

Ephesians 5:6

Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things comes the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

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