Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Don’t let your heart envy sinners;
instead, always fear the Lord.

New American Standard Bible

Do not let your heart envy sinners, But live in the fear of the LORD always.

King James Version

Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the LORD all the day long.

International Standard Version

Never let yourself envy sinners; instead, remain in fear of the LORD every day,

American Standard Version

Let not thy heart envy sinners; But be thou in the fear of Jehovah all the day long:

Amplified

Let not your heart envy sinners, but continue in the reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord all the day long.

Bible in Basic English

Have no envy of sinners in your heart, but keep in the fear of the Lord all through the day;

Darby Translation

Let not thy heart envy sinners, but be thou in the fear of Jehovah all the day;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let not thy heart envy sinners, but persevere in the fear of the LORD all day long.

Julia Smith Translation

Thy heart shall not envy against those sinning: but be in the fear of Jehovah all the day.

King James 2000

Let not your heart envy sinners: but be in the fear of the LORD all the day long.

Lexham Expanded Bible

May your heart not envy the sinners, but [live] in fear of Yahweh {all day}.

Modern King James verseion

Do not let your heart envy sinners; but be in the fear of Jehovah all the day long.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let not thine heart be jealous to follow sinners; but keep thee still in the fear of the LORD all the day long:

NET Bible

Do not let your heart envy sinners, but rather be zealous in fearing the Lord all the time.

New Heart English Bible

Do not let your heart envy sinners; but rather fear the LORD all the day long.

The Emphasized Bible

Let not thy heart be envious of sinners, only of the reverence of Yahweh, all day long;

Webster

Let not thy heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the LORD all the day long.

World English Bible

Don't let your heart envy sinners; but rather fear Yahweh all the day long.

Youngs Literal Translation

Let not thy heart be envious at sinners, But -- in the fear of Jehovah all the day.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קנא 
Qana' 
Usage: 34

חטּא 
Chatta' 
Usage: 19

but be thou in the fear
יראה 
Yir'ah 
Usage: 45

of the Lord

Usage: 0

all the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

References

Prayers for Proverbs 23:17

Context Readings

Learning From Your Father

16 My innermost being will cheer
when your lips say what is right.
17 Don’t let your heart envy sinners;
instead, always fear the Lord.
18 For then you will have a future,
and your hope will never fade.



Cross References

Proverbs 28:14

Happy is the one who is always reverent,
but one who hardens his heart falls into trouble.

Proverbs 24:1

Don’t envy evil men
or desire to be with them,

Psalm 37:1-3

Davidic.Do not be agitated by evildoers;
do not envy those who do wrong.

Psalm 73:3-7

For I envied the arrogant;
I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Psalm 111:10-1

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;
all who follow His instructions have good insight.
His praise endures forever.

Proverbs 3:31

Don’t envy a violent man
or choose any of his ways;

Proverbs 15:16

Better a little with the fear of the Lord
than great treasure with turmoil.

Ecclesiastes 5:7

For many dreams bring futility, so do many words. Therefore, fear God.

Ecclesiastes 12:13-14

When all has been heard, the conclusion of the matter is: fear God and keep His commands, because this is for all humanity.

Acts 9:31

So the church throughout all Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had peace, being built up and walking in the fear of the Lord and in the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, and it increased in numbers.

2 Corinthians 7:1

Therefore, dear friends, since we have such promises, let us cleanse ourselves from every impurity of the flesh and spirit, completing our sanctification in the fear of God.

1 Peter 1:17

And if you address as Father the One who judges impartially based on each one’s work, you are to conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your temporary residence.

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