Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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

of his anger
עברה 
`ebrah 
Usage: 34

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

7 The rich rule over the poor,
and the borrower is a slave to the lender.
8 The one who sows injustice will reap disaster,
and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.
9 A generous person will be blessed,
for he shares his food with the poor.



Cross References

Job 4:8

In my experience, those who plow injustice
and those who sow trouble reap the same.

Psalm 125:3

The scepter of the wicked will not remain
over the land allotted to the righteous,
so that the righteous will not apply their hands to injustice.

Isaiah 30:31

Assyria will be shattered by the voice of the Lord.
He will strike with a rod.

Hosea 10:13

You have plowed wickedness and reaped injustice;
you have eaten the fruit of lies.
Because you have trusted in your own way
and in your large number of soldiers,

Proverbs 14:3

The proud speech of a fool brings a rod of discipline,
but the lips of the wise protect them.

Isaiah 9:4

For You have shattered their oppressive yoke
and the rod on their shoulders,
the staff of their oppressor,
just as You did on the day of Midian.

Isaiah 10:5

Woe to Assyria, the rod of My anger—
the staff in their hands is My wrath.

Isaiah 14:29

Don’t rejoice, all of you in Philistia,
because the rod of the one who struck you is broken.
For a viper will come from the root of a snake,
and from its egg comes a flying serpent.

Hosea 8:7

Indeed, they sow the wind
and reap the whirlwind.
There is no standing grain;
what sprouts fails to yield flour.
Even if they did,
foreigners would swallow it up.

Galatians 6:7-8

Don’t be deceived: God is not mocked. For whatever a man sows he will also reap,

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