Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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

of his anger
עברה 
`ebrah 
Usage: 34

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

7 The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender. 8 He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail. 9 He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.



Cross References

Job 4:8

Even as I have seen, they that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same.

Psalm 125:3

For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.

Isaiah 30:31

For through the voice of the LORD shall the Assyrian be beaten down, which smote with a rod.

Hosea 10:13

Ye have plowed wickedness, ye have reaped iniquity; ye have eaten the fruit of lies: because thou didst trust in thy way, in the multitude of thy mighty men.

Proverbs 14:3

In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.

Isaiah 9:4

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

Isaiah 10:5

O Assyrian, the rod of mine anger, and the staff in their hand is mine indignation.

Isaiah 14:29

Rejoice not thou, whole Palestina, because the rod of him that smote thee is broken: for out of the serpent's root shall come forth a cockatrice, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent.

Hosea 8:7

For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: it hath no stalk: the bud shall yield no meal: if so be it yield, the strangers shall swallow it up.

Galatians 6:7-8

Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.

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