Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.

King James Version

He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.

Holman Bible

The one who conceals his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them will find mercy.

International Standard Version

Whoever hides his transgressions will not succeed, but whoever confesses and forsakes them will find mercy.

A Conservative Version

He who covers his transgressions shall not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them shall obtain mercy.

American Standard Version

He that covereth his transgressions shall not prosper: But whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall obtain mercy.

Amplified

He who covers his transgressions will not prosper, but whoever confesses and forsakes his sins will obtain mercy.

Bible in Basic English

He who keeps his sins secret will not do well; but one who is open about them, and gives them up, will get mercy.

Darby Translation

He that covereth his transgressions shall not prosper; but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall obtain mercy.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that covers his sins shall not prosper, but whosoever confesses and forsakes them shall attain mercy.

Julia Smith Translation

He covering his transgression shall not prosper: but he confessing and forsaking, shall be compassionated.

King James 2000

He that covers his sins shall not prosper: but whosoever confesses and forsakes them shall have mercy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who conceals his transgression will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes will obtain mercy.

Modern King James verseion

He who covers his sins shall not be blessed; but whoever confesses and leaves them shall have mercy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that hideth his sins, shall not prosper; but who so knowledgeth them and forsaketh them, shall have mercy.

NET Bible

The one who covers his transgressions will not prosper, but whoever confesses them and forsakes them will find mercy.

New Heart English Bible

He who conceals his sins doesn't prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy.

The Emphasized Bible

He that covereth his transgressions, shall not prosper, but, he that confesseth and forsaketh, shall find compassion.

Webster

He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but he who confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.

World English Bible

He who conceals his sins doesn't prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is covering his transgressions prospereth not, And he who is confessing and forsaking hath mercy.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּסה 
Kacah 
Usage: 152

פּשׁע 
Pesha` 
Usage: 93

צלח צלח 
Tsalach 
Usage: 66

References

Hastings

Context Readings

All About Life

12 When the righteous triumph, there is great glory, But when the wicked rise, men hide themselves. 13 He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion. 14 How blessed is the man who fears always, But he who hardens his heart will fall into calamity.



Cross References

Job 31:33

"Have I covered my transgressions like Adam, By hiding my iniquity in my bosom,

Psalm 32:3-5

When I kept silent about my sin, my body wasted away Through my groaning all day long.

1 John 1:8-10

If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.

Genesis 3:12-13

The man said, "The woman whom You gave to be with me, she gave me from the tree, and I ate."

Genesis 4:9

Then the LORD said to Cain, "Where is Abel your brother?" And he said, "I do not know. Am I my brother's keeper?"

Exodus 10:16-17

Then Pharaoh hurriedly called for Moses and Aaron, and he said, "I have sinned against the LORD your God and against you.

Leviticus 26:40-42

'If they confess their iniquity and the iniquity of their forefathers, in their unfaithfulness which they committed against Me, and also in their acting with hostility against Me--

1 Samuel 15:13

Samuel came to Saul, and Saul said to him, "Blessed are you of the LORD! I have carried out the command of the LORD."

1 Samuel 15:24

Then Saul said to Samuel, "I have sinned; I have indeed transgressed the command of the LORD and your words, because I feared the people and listened to their voice.

1 Samuel 15:30

Then he said, "I have sinned; but please honor me now before the elders of my people and before Israel, and go back with me, that I may worship the LORD your God."

1 Kings 8:47-49

if they take thought in the land where they have been taken captive, and repent and make supplication to You in the land of those who have taken them captive, saying, 'We have sinned and have committed iniquity, we have acted wickedly';

Job 33:27

"He will sing to men and say, 'I have sinned and perverted what is right, And it is not proper for me.

Psalm 51:1-5

Be gracious to me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness; According to the greatness of Your compassion blot out my transgressions.

Psalm 51:10

Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me.

Proverbs 10:12

Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all transgressions.

Proverbs 17:9

He who conceals a transgression seeks love, But he who repeats a matter separates intimate friends.

Jeremiah 2:22-23

"Although you wash yourself with lye And use much soap, The stain of your iniquity is before Me," declares the Lord GOD.

Jeremiah 3:12-13

"Go and proclaim these words toward the north and say, 'Return, faithless Israel,' declares the LORD; 'I will not look upon you in anger For I am gracious,' declares the LORD; 'I will not be angry forever.

Daniel 9:20-23

Now while I was speaking and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my supplication before the LORD my God in behalf of the holy mountain of my God,

Matthew 3:6-10

and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, as they confessed their sins.

Matthew 23:25-28

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you clean the outside of the cup and of the dish, but inside they are full of robbery and self-indulgence.

Matthew 27:4-5

saying, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood." But they said, "What is that to us? See to that yourself!"

Luke 15:18-24

'I will get up and go to my father, and will say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in your sight;

Acts 26:20

but kept declaring both to those of Damascus first, and also at Jerusalem and then throughout all the region of Judea, and even to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds appropriate to repentance.



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