Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

How blessed is the man who fears always, But he who hardens his heart will fall into calamity.

King James Version

Happy is the man that feareth alway: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.

Holman Bible

Happy is the one who is always reverent, but one who hardens his heart falls into trouble.

International Standard Version

Blessed is the man who always fears the LORD, but whoever hardens his heart will fall into disaster.

A Conservative Version

Happy is the man who fears always, but he who hardens his heart shall fall into mischief.

American Standard Version

Happy is the man that feareth alway; But he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.

Amplified

Blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied) is the man who reverently and worshipfully fears [the Lord] at all times [regardless of circumstances], but he who hardens his heart will fall into calamity.

Bible in Basic English

Happy is the man in whom is the fear of the Lord at all times; but he whose heart is hard will come into trouble.

Darby Translation

Happy is the man that feareth always; but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into evil.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Blessed is the man that fears God always, but he that hardens his heart shall fall into evil.

Julia Smith Translation

Happy the man fearing always: and he hardening his heart shall fall into evil

King James 2000

Happy is the man that is reverent always: but he that hardens his heart shall fall into calamity.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Happy is the person who fears continuously, but he who is stubborn of heart, will fall into calamity.

Modern King James verseion

Blessed is the man dreading God, but he who hardens his heart shall fall into mischief.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Well is him that standeth always in awe; as for him that hardeneth his heart, he shall fall into mischief.

NET Bible

Blessed is the one who is always cautious, but whoever hardens his heart will fall into evil.

New Heart English Bible

Blessed is the man who is always reverent; but the one who hardens his heart will fall into evil.

The Emphasized Bible

How happy the man who is ever circumspect, whereas, he that hardeneth his heart, shall fall into calamity.

Webster

Happy is the man that feareth always: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.

World English Bible

Blessed is the man who always fears; but one who hardens his heart falls into trouble.

Youngs Literal Translation

O the happiness of a man fearing continually, And whoso is hardening his heart falleth into evil.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אשׁר 
'esher 
Usage: 45

is the man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

פּחד 
Pachad 
Usage: 25

but he that hardeneth
קשׁה 
Qashah 
Usage: 28

References

Easton

Context Readings

All About Life

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. 15 Like a roaring lion and a rushing bear Is a wicked ruler over a poor people.



Cross References

Proverbs 23:17

Do not let your heart envy sinners, But live in the fear of the LORD always.

Isaiah 66:2

"For My hand made all these things, Thus all these things came into being," declares the LORD "But to this one I will look, To him who is humble and contrite of spirit, and who trembles at My word.

Exodus 7:22

But the magicians of Egypt did the same with their secret arts; and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he did not listen to them, as the LORD had said.

Exodus 14:23

Then the Egyptians took up the pursuit, and all Pharaoh's horses, his chariots and his horsemen went in after them into the midst of the sea.

Job 9:4

"Wise in heart and mighty in strength, Who has defied Him without harm?

Psalm 2:11

Worship the LORD with reverence And rejoice with trembling.

Psalm 16:8

I have set the LORD continually before me; Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

Psalm 95:8

Do not harden your hearts, as at Meribah, As in the day of Massah in the wilderness,

Psalm 112:1

Praise the LORD! How blessed is the man who fears the LORD, Who greatly delights in His commandments.

Proverbs 29:1

A man who hardens his neck after much reproof Will suddenly be broken beyond remedy.

Jeremiah 32:40

"I will make an everlasting covenant with them that I will not turn away from them, to do them good; and I will put the fear of Me in their hearts so that they will not turn away from Me.

Romans 2:4

Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?

Romans 11:20

Quite right, they were broken off for their unbelief, but you stand by your faith Do not be conceited, but fear;

Hebrews 4:1

Therefore, let us fear if, while a promise remains of entering His rest, any one of you may seem to have come short of it.

1 Peter 1:17

If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one's work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth;

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