Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

Holman Bible

but it will go well with those who convict the guilty,
and a generous blessing will come to 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 wicked, "You're in the right," will be cursed by people and hated by nations. 25 But as for people who rebuke the wicked; a good blessing will fall upon them. 26 A kiss on the lips that's what someone who gives an honest answer deserves.



Cross References

Proverbs 28:23

Whoever rebukes a man will later on find more favor than someone who flatters with his words.

Leviticus 19:17

"You are not to hate your relative in your heart. Rebuke your neighbor if you must, but you are not to incur guilt on account of him.

1 Samuel 3:13

I've told him that I'm about to judge his family forever because of the iniquity that he knew about. His sons committed blasphemy and he did not rebuke them.

1 Kings 21:19-20

Ask the king, "Did you commit murder? And now you're going to steal as well?' Also tell him, "This is what the LORD says: "Where the dogs were licking up Naboth's blood, dogs will also lick up your blood that's right yours!"'"

Nehemiah 5:7-9

So after thinking it over carefully, I accused the officials and nobles openly, "Every one of you is charging your fellow countrymen interest!" So I opened a public investigation against them.

Nehemiah 13:8-11

I was greatly upset, so I threw out all of Tobiah's property from the room.

Nehemiah 13:17

I rebuked the officials of Judah, saying to them, "What's this evil thing that you're doing by profaning the Sabbath day?

Nehemiah 13:25

So I rebuked them, cursed them, struck some of their men, tore out their hair, and made them take this oath in the name of God: "You are not to give your daughters to their sons nor take their daughters for your sons or for yourselves.

Nehemiah 13:28

One of the sons of Eliashib the high priest's son Joiada was 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; I diligently inquired into the case of those I didn't know.

Matthew 14:4

John had been telling him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."

1 Timothy 5:20

As for those who keep on sinning, rebuke them in front of everyone so that the rest will also be afraid.

2 Timothy 4:2

to proclaim the message. Be ready to do this whether or not the time is convenient. Refute, warn, and encourage with the utmost patience when you teach.

Titus 1:13

That statement is true. For this reason, refute them sharply so that they may become healthy in the faith

Titus 2:15

These are the things you should teach. Encourage and refute with full authority. Do not let anyone look down on you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain