Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

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 will rule over the poor, and the borrower is a slave of {the lender}. 8 He who sows injustice will reap calamity, and the rod of his anger will fail. 9 He [who] {is generous} will be blessed, for he gives to the poor from his [own] bread.



Cross References

Job 4:8

[Just] as I have seen, plowers of mischief and sowers of trouble will reap it.

Psalm 125:3

For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest on the {land} of the righteous, lest the righteous stretch out their hands to do wickedness.

Isaiah 30:31

Indeed, Assyria will be shattered by the voice of Yahweh; 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 strength, in the multitude of your warriors.

Proverbs 14:3

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

Isaiah 9:4

For you have shattered the yoke of its burden and the stick of its shoulder, the rod of its oppressor, on the day of Midian.

Isaiah 10:5

Ah! Assyria, the rod of my anger, and a staff is in their hand: my wrath!

Isaiah 14:29

You must not rejoice, all you Philistines, that the rod that struck you is broken, for a viper will come forth from [the] root of [the] snake, and its fruit [will be] a flying serpent.

Hosea 8:7

Because they sow the wind, they will reap the whirlwind. [The] standing grain does not have heads; it will not yield flour. [And] if it would yield, strangers would devour it.

Galatians 6:7-8

Do not be deceived: God is not to be mocked, for whatever a person sows, this he will also reap,

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