Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

King James 2000

He that covers his sins shall not prosper: but whosoever confesses and forsakes them shall have 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 triumphs, great [is] the glory, but with [the] rising of the wicked, a person will be hidden. 13 He who conceals his transgression will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes will obtain mercy. 14 Happy is the person who fears continuously, but he who is stubborn of heart, will fall into calamity.



Cross References

Job 31:33

{Have I concealed} my transgressions as [other] human beings to hide my iniquity in my bosom

Psalm 32:3-5

When I kept silent, my bones were worn out due to my groaning all the day.

1 John 1:8-10

If we say that we do not have sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us.

Genesis 3:12-13

And the man replied, "The woman whom you gave [to be] with me--she gave to me from the tree and I ate."

Genesis 4:9

Then Yahweh 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

And Pharaoh hurried to call Moses and Aaron, and he said, "I have sinned against Yahweh your God and against you.

Leviticus 26:40-42

" 'But when they confess their guilt and the guilt of their ancestors in their infidelity that they displayed against me, and moreover that they went against me in hostility--

1 Samuel 15:13

When Samuel came to Saul, Saul said to him, "May you be blessed by Yahweh! I have kept the word of Yahweh."

1 Samuel 15:24

Then Saul said to Samuel, "I have sinned because I have transgressed {the commandment of Yahweh} and your words, for I feared the troops and I listened to their voice.

1 Samuel 15:30

Then he said, "I have sinned! Now please honor me before the elders of my people and before Israel, and return with me {so that I can worship} Yahweh your God."

1 Kings 8:47-49

and then they return their heart in the land where they have been taken captive and they return and plead to you in the land of their captivity, saying, 'We have sinned and we did wrong. We acted wickedly,'

Job 33:27

"He will sing to men, and he will say, 'I have sinned and have perverted [what is] right, and it was not paid back to me.

Psalm 51:1-5

Be gracious to me, O God, according to your loyal love. According to your abundant mercies, blot out my transgressions.

Psalm 51:10

Create a clean heart for me, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit {within me}.

Proverbs 10:12

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers over all offenses.

Proverbs 17:9

He who forgives an affront fosters love, but he who waits on a matter will alienate a friend.

Jeremiah 2:22-23

For if you wash with natron, and you {use much soap}, your guilt [is] sticking as a stain {before} me," {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Jeremiah 3:12-13

Go, and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, 'Return, apostate Israel,' {declares} Yahweh. 'I will not cause my {anger} to fall on you. For I [am] loyal,' {declares} Yahweh. 'I will not be angry {forever}.

Daniel 9:20-23

Now I [was] still speaking and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my plea {before} Yahweh my God, on 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!--because you cleanse the outside of the cup and the dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence!

Matthew 27:4-5

saying, "I have sinned [by] betraying innocent blood!" But they said, "What [is that] to us? You see to [it]!"

Luke 15:18-24

I will set out [and] go to my father and will say to him, 'Father, I have sinned against heaven and {in your sight}!

Acts 26:20

but to those in Damascus first, and in Jerusalem and all the region of Judea and to the Gentiles, I proclaimed [that they should] repent and turn to God, doing deeds worthy of repentance.

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