Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

but it will go well with those who convict the guilty,
and a generous blessing will come to them.

New American Standard Bible

But to those who rebuke the wicked will be delight, And a good blessing will come upon them.

King James Version

But to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come upon them.

International Standard Version

But as for people who rebuke the wicked; a good blessing will fall upon them.

A Conservative Version

But to those who rebuke [him] shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come upon them.

American Standard Version

But to them that rebuke him'shall be delight, And a good blessing shall come upon them.

Amplified

But to those [upright judges] who rebuke the wicked, it will go well with them and they will find delight, and a good blessing will be upon them.

Bible in Basic English

But those who say sharp words to him will have delight, and a blessing of good will come on them.

Darby Translation

but to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing cometh upon them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But unto those that rebuke him shall be delight, and a blessing of good shall come upon them.

Julia Smith Translation

And it shall be pleasant to those reproving, and a blessing of good shall come upon them.

King James 2000

But to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come upon them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But they who rebuke will have delight, and upon them blessings of goodness will come.

Modern King James verseion

But to those who rebuke him, it shall be a delight, and a good blessing shall come upon them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But they that rebuke the ungodly shall be commended, and a rich blessing shall come upon them.

NET Bible

But there will be delight for those who convict the guilty, and a pleasing blessing will come on them.

New Heart English Bible

but it will go well with those who convict the guilty, and a rich blessing will come on them.

The Emphasized Bible

But, to reprovers, one should be pleasant, and, upon them, should come an excellent blessing:

Webster

But to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come upon them.

World English Bible

but it will go well with those who convict the guilty, and a rich blessing will come on them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And to those reproving it is pleasant, And on them cometh a good blessing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נעם 
Na`em 
Usage: 8

בּרכה 
B@rakah 
Usage: 69


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

More Sayings Of The Wise

24 Whoever says to the guilty, “You are innocent”
people will curse him, and tribes will denounce him;
25 but it will go well with those who convict the guilty,
and a generous blessing will come to them.
26 He who gives an honest answer
gives a kiss on the lips.



Cross References

Proverbs 28:23

One who rebukes a person will later find more favor
than one who flatters with his tongue.

Leviticus 19:17

“You must not harbor hatred against your brother. Rebuke your neighbor directly, and you will not incur guilt because of him.

1 Samuel 3:13

I told him that I am going to judge his family forever because of the iniquity he knows about: his sons are defiling the sanctuary, and he has not stopped them.

1 Kings 21:19-20

Tell him, ‘This is what the Lord says: Have you murdered and also taken possession?’ Then tell him, ‘This is what the Lord says: In the place where the dogs licked Naboth’s blood, the dogs will also lick your blood!’”

Nehemiah 5:7-9

After seriously considering the matter, I accused the nobles and officials, saying to them, “Each of you is charging his countrymen interest.” So I called a large assembly against them

Nehemiah 13:8-11

I was greatly displeased and threw all of Tobiah’s household possessions out of the room.

Nehemiah 13:17

I rebuked the nobles of Judah and said to them: “What is this evil you are doing—profaning the Sabbath day?

Nehemiah 13:25

I rebuked them, cursed them, beat some of their men, and pulled out their hair. I forced them to take an oath before God and said: “You must not give your daughters in marriage to their sons or take their daughters as wives for your sons or yourselves!

Nehemiah 13:28

Even one of the sons of Jehoiada, son of Eliashib the high priest, had become a son-in-law to Sanballat the Horonite. So I drove him away from me.

Job 29:16-18

I was a father to the needy,
and I examined the case of the stranger.

Matthew 14:4

since John had been telling him, “It’s not lawful for you to have her!”

1 Timothy 5:20

Publicly rebuke those who sin, so that the rest will also be afraid.

2 Timothy 4:2

Proclaim the message; persist in it whether convenient or not; rebuke, correct, and encourage with great patience and teaching.

Titus 1:13

This testimony is true. So, rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith

Titus 2:15

Say these things, and encourage and rebuke with all authority. Let no one disregard you.

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