Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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 righteous men do rejoice, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, men hide themselves. 13 He that covers his sins shall not prosper: but whosoever confesses and forsakes them shall have mercy. 14 Happy is the man that is reverent always: but he that hardens his heart shall fall into calamity.



Cross References

Job 31:33

If I covered my transgressions as Adam, by hiding my iniquity in my bosom:

Psalm 32:3-5

When I kept silence, my bones grew old through my groaning all the day long.

1 John 1:8-10

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

Genesis 3:12-13

And the man said, The woman whom you gave to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.

Genesis 4:9

And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel your brother? And he said, I know not: Am I my brother's keeper?

Exodus 10:16-17

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

Leviticus 26:40-42

If they shall confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, with their trespass which they trespassed against me, and that also they have walked contrary unto me;

1 Samuel 15:13

And Samuel came to Saul: and Saul said unto him, Blessed be you of the LORD: I have performed the commandment of the LORD.

1 Samuel 15:24

And Saul said unto Samuel, I have sinned: for I have transgressed the commandment of the LORD, and your words: because I feared the people, and obeyed their voice.

1 Samuel 15:30

Then he said, I have sinned: yet honor me now, I pray you, before the elders of my people, and before Israel, and turn again with me, that I may worship the LORD your God.

1 Kings 8:47-49

Yet if they shall come to themselves in the land where they were carried captives, and repent, and make supplication unto you in the land of them that carried them captives, saying, We have sinned, and have done perversely, we have committed wickedness;

Job 33:27

He looks upon men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not;

Psalm 51:1-5

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.] Have mercy upon me, O God, according to your lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of your tender mercies blot out my transgressions.

Psalm 51:10

Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.

Proverbs 10:12

Hatred stirs up strife: but love covers all sins.

Proverbs 17:9

He that covers over a transgression seeks love; but he that repeats a matter separates close friends.

Jeremiah 2:22-23

For though you wash yourself with lye, and use much soap, yet your iniquity is marked before me, says the Lord GOD.

Jeremiah 3:12-13

Go and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, Return, you backsliding Israel, says the LORD; and I will not cause my anger to fall upon you: for I am merciful, says the LORD, and I will not keep anger forever.

Daniel 9:20-23

And 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 for the holy mountain of my God;

Matthew 3:6-10

And were baptized by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins.

Matthew 23:25-28

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and excess.

Matthew 27:4-5

Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? see you to that.

Luke 15:18-24

I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and before you,

Acts 26:20

But showed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the country of Judea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works befitting repentance.

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