Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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.

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 Getting treasures by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor for those who seek death. 7 The violence of the wicked will drive them away, because they refuse to do what is right. 8 The way of the guilty is devious, but the conduct of the innocent is upright.



Cross References

Psalm 7:16

The trouble he causes shall return to his own head. His violence shall come down on the crown of his own head.

Psalm 9:16

Yahweh has made himself known. He has executed judgment. The wicked is snared by the work of his own hands. Meditation. Selah.

Proverbs 1:18-19

but these lay wait for their own blood. They lurk secretly for their own lives.

Proverbs 10:6

Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.

Proverbs 21:21

He who follows after righteousness and kindness finds life, righteousness, and honor.

Proverbs 22:22-23

Don't exploit the poor, because he is poor; and don't crush the needy in court;

Isaiah 1:23-24

Your princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves. Everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards. They don't judge the fatherless, neither does the cause of the widow come to them.

Jeremiah 7:9-11

Will you steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense to Baal, and walk after other gods that you have not known,

Jeremiah 7:15

I will cast you out of my sight, as I have cast out all your brothers, even the whole seed of Ephraim.

Ezekiel 18:18

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

Ezekiel 22:13-14

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

Micah 3:9-12

Please listen to this, you heads of the house of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel, who abhor justice, and pervert all equity.

Zechariah 5:3-4

Then he said to me, "This is the curse that goes out over the surface of the whole land; for everyone who steals shall be cut off according to it on the one side; and everyone who swears falsely shall be cut off according to it on the other side.

Ephesians 5:6

Let no one deceive you with empty words. For because of these things, the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience.

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