Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 conceals his transgressions will not prosper,
But whoever confesses and turns away from his sins will find compassion and 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.

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.

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 In the exulting of the righteous, there is great glorying, but, when the lawless arise, a man must be sought for. 13 He that covereth his transgressions, shall not prosper, but, he that confesseth and forsaketh, shall find compassion. 14 How happy the man who is ever circumspect, whereas, he that hardeneth his heart, shall fall into calamity.



Cross References

Job 31:33

If I covered, like Adam, my transgressions, by hiding in my bosom mine iniquity,

Psalm 32:3-5

When I kept silence, my bones became worn out, Through my groaning all the day;

1 John 1:8-10

If we say - Sin, have we none! we are deceiving, ourselves, and, the truth, is not in us.

Genesis 3:12-13

And the man said, - The woman whom thou didst put with me, she, gave me of the tree, so I did eat.

Genesis 4:9

Then said Yahweh unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother? And he said know not, the keeper of my brother, am, I?

Exodus 10:16-17

Then hastened Pharaoh, to call for Moses and for Aaron, - and said - I have sinned against Yahweh your God, and against you.

Leviticus 26:40-42

Then shall they confess their iniquity, And the iniquity of their fathers, In their unfaithfulness wherewith they had been unfaithful towards me; Yea moreover, because they had gone in opposition to me,

1 Samuel 15:13

And Samuel came unto Saul, - and Saul said unto him - Blessed, be thou by Yahweh: I have established the word of Yahweh.

1 Samuel 15:24

Then said Saul unto Samuel - I have sinned; for I have transgressed the bidding of Yahweh, and thy words, - for I feared the people, and hearkened unto their voice.

1 Samuel 15:30

Then he said: I have sinned, Now, honour me, I pray thee, before the elders of my people, and before Israel, - and turn again with me, then will I bow down unto Yahweh thy God.

1 Kings 8:47-49

and they come back to their right mind, in the land whither they have been taken captive, - and so turn and make supplication unto thee, in the land of their captors, saying, We have sinned and done perversely, we have been lawless;

Job 33:27

He sang before men, and said, I sinned, and, uprightness, I perverted, yet he requited me not;

Psalm 51:1-5

Be favorable unto me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness, And, in the multitude of thy compassions, blot out my transgressions;

Psalm 51:10

A pure heart, create for me, O God, And, a steadfast spirit, renew within me.

Proverbs 10:12

Hatred, stirreth up strifes, but, over all transgressions, love throweth a covering.

Proverbs 17:9

He that hideth a transgression, seeketh love, but, he that repeateth a matter, separateth intimate friends.

Jeremiah 2:22-23

For though thou wash thee with nitre, And take thee much soap, Yet is thine iniquity inscribed before me Declareth My Lord Yahweh.

Jeremiah 3:12-13

Go, and proclaim these words, towards the North and say - Return! thou apostate - Israel, Urgeth Yahweh, I will not lower my face against you, - for full of lovingkindness, I am, Declareth Yahweh, I will not maintain mine anger unto times age-abiding.

Daniel 9:20-23

And, while yet I was speaking, and praying, and confessing mine own sin, and the sin of my people Israel, - and causing my supplication to fall down before Yahweh my God, concerning the holy mountain of my God;

Matthew 3:6-10

and were being immersed in the Jordan river, by him, openly confessing their sins.

Matthew 23:25-28

Alas for you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites; because ye cleanse the outside of the cup and of the dish, - while, within, they are full of plunder and intemperance.

Matthew 27:4-5

saying - I have sinned, in delivering up righteous blood. But, they, said - What is that to us? thou, shalt see to it for thyself.

Luke 15:18-24

I will arise, and go unto my father, and will say unto him - Father! I have sinned against heaven, and before thee:

Acts 26:20

But - both to them in Damascus, first, and in Jerusalem, unto all the country of Judaea also, and unto the nations, I carried tidings - that they should repent, and turn unto God, and, works worthy of their repentance, should practise.

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