Proverbs 22:8 He who sows iniquity will reap vanity, And the rod of his fury will perish.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He who sows iniquity will reap vanity, And the rod of his fury will perish.

King James Version

He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.

Holman Bible

The one who sows injustice will reap disaster, and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.

International Standard Version

Whoever sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the anger he uses for a weapon will be destroyed.

A Conservative Version

He who sows iniquity shall reap calamity, and the rod of his wrath shall fail.

American Standard Version

He that soweth iniquity shall reap calamity; And the rod of his wrath shall fail.

Amplified

He who sows iniquity will reap calamity and futility, and the rod of his wrath [with which he smites others] will fail.

Bible in Basic English

By planting the seed of evil a man will get in the grain of sorrow, and the rod of his wrath will be broken.

Darby Translation

He that soweth unrighteousness shall reap iniquity, and the rod of his wrath shall have an end.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that sows iniquity shall reap iniquity, and the rod of his anger shall fail.

Julia Smith Translation

He sowing iniquity shall reap vanity, and the rod of his wrath shall be finished.

King James 2000

He that sows iniquity shall reap trouble: and the rod of his anger shall fail.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who sows injustice will reap calamity, and the rod of his anger will fail.

Modern King James verseion

He who sows iniquity shall reap vanity; and the rod of his anger shall fail.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that soweth wickedness shall reap sorrow; and the rod of his plague shall destroy him.

NET Bible

The one who sows iniquity will reap trouble, and the rod of his fury will end.

New Heart English Bible

He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.

The Emphasized Bible

He that soweth perversity, shall reap trouble, and, the rod of his wrath, shall be ready.

Webster

He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.

World English Bible

He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is sowing perverseness reapeth sorrow, And the rod of his anger weareth out.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זרע 
Zara` 
Usage: 56

עלה עולה עולה עול עול 
`evel 
Usage: 53

קצר 
Qatsar 
Usage: 49

and the rod
שׁבט 
Shebet 
Usage: 190

עברה 
`ebrah 
Usage: 34

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

7 The rich rules over the poor, And the borrower becomes the lender's slave. 8 He who sows iniquity will reap vanity, And the rod of his fury will perish. 9 He who is generous will be blessed, For he gives some of his food to the poor.



Cross References

Job 4:8

"According to what I have seen, those who plow iniquity And those who sow trouble harvest it.

Psalm 125:3

For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest upon the land of the righteous, So that the righteous will not put forth their hands to do wrong.

Isaiah 30:31

For at the voice of the LORD Assyria will be terrified, When He strikes with the rod.

Hosea 10:13

You have plowed wickedness, you have reaped injustice, You have eaten the fruit of lies Because you have trusted in your way, in your numerous warriors,

Proverbs 14:3

In the mouth of the foolish is a rod for his back, But the lips of the wise will protect them.

Isaiah 9:4

For You shall break the yoke of their burden and the staff on their shoulders, The rod of their oppressor, as at the battle of Midian.

Isaiah 10:5

Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger And the staff in whose hands is My indignation,

Isaiah 14:29

"Do not rejoice, O Philistia, all of you, Because the rod that struck you is broken; For from the serpent's root a viper will come out, And its fruit will be a flying serpent.

Hosea 8:7

For they sow the wind And they reap the whirlwind The standing grain has no heads; It yields no grain. Should it yield, strangers would swallow it up.

Galatians 6:7-8

Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.



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