Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


He who sows injustice will reap [a harvest of] trouble,
And the rod of his wrath [with which he oppresses 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.

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

of his anger
עברה 
`ebrah 
Usage: 34

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

7 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender. 8 He who sows iniquity shall reap calamity, and the rod of his wrath shall fail. 9 He who has a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he gives of his bread to the poor.



Cross References

Job 4:8

According as I have seen, those who plow iniquity, and sow trouble, reap the same.

Psalm 125:3

For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous, that the righteous not put forth their hands to iniquity.

Isaiah 30:31

For through the voice of LORD the Assyrian shall be dismayed. With his rod he will smite [him].

Hosea 10:13

Ye have plowed wickedness. Ye have reaped iniquity. Ye have eaten the fruit of lies. For thou trusted in thy way, in the multitude of thy mighty men.

Proverbs 14:3

In the mouth of a fool is a rod of pride, but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.

Isaiah 9:4

For the yoke of his burden, and the staff of his shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, thou have broken as in the day of Midian.

Isaiah 10:5

Ho, Assyrian, the rod of my anger, the staff in whose hand is my indignation!

Isaiah 14:29

Rejoice not, O Philistia, all of thee, because the rod that smote thee is broken. For out of the serpent's root shall come forth an adder, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.

Hosea 8:7

For they sow the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind. He has no standing grain. The blade shall yield no meal. If so be it yields, strangers shall swallow it up.

Galatians 6:7-8

Be not misled, God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows this he will also reap.

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