Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

The violence of the wicked will sweep them away, for 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

King James 2000

The violence of the wicked shall destroy them; because 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 He who makes treasure by a lying tongue [is a] fleeting vapor [and] seeker of death. 7 The violence of the wicked will sweep them away, for they refuse to do justice. 8 Crooked is the way of a man and a foreigner, but the pure [is] upright [in] his conduct.



Cross References

Psalm 7:16

His trouble comes back on his head, and his violence comes down on his skull.

Psalm 9:16

Yahweh has made himself known; he has executed judgment. The wicked is snared by the work of his hands. Higgaion Selah

Proverbs 1:18-19

They lie in wait for their [own] blood. They ambush their [own] lives.

Proverbs 10:6

Blessings [belong] to the head of the righteous, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

Proverbs 21:21

He who pursues righteousness and kindness will find life, righteousness, and honor.

Proverbs 22:22-23

Do not rob the poor because he is poor, and do not crush the afflicted at the gate;

Isaiah 1:23-24

Your princes [are] rebels and companions of thieves. Every one loves a bribe and runs after gifts. They do not defend [the] orphan and [the] legal dispute of [the] widow does not come before them.

Jeremiah 7:9-11

Will you steal? Will you murder? And will you commit adultery? And will you swear {falsely}? And will you make a smoke offering to the Baal? And will you go after other gods whom you have not known?

Jeremiah 7:15

And I will cast you {out of my sight} just as I cast out all of your blood relatives, all of the offspring of Ephraim." '

Ezekiel 18:18

Because his father {oppressed severely}; {he stole from his brother}; [that] which [is] not good he did in the midst of his people, and look! He will die through his guilt.

Ezekiel 22:13-14

And look! I strike my hand for your ill-gotten gain that you [have] made and at your blood that was in the midst of you.

Micah 3:9-12

Hear this, O rulers of the house of Jacob and leaders of the house of Israel, those detesting justice and perverting all that [is] right,

Zechariah 5:3-4

And he said to me, "This [is] the curse going out over the surface of the whole earth. For everyone who steals has gone unpunished according to it, and [likewise] everyone who swears [falsely] has gone unpunished according to it.

Ephesians 5:6

Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these [things] the wrath of God is coming on the sons of disobedience.

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