Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 and favored by God is the man who fears [sin and its consequence] at all times,
But he who hardens his heart [and is determined to sin] will fall into disaster.

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.

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.

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 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. 15 A growling lion, and a ranging bear, is a lawless ruler, over a poor people.



Cross References

Proverbs 23:17

Let not thy heart be envious of sinners, only of the reverence of Yahweh, all day long;

Isaiah 66:2

For, all these things, hath mine own hand made, And all these things came into being, - Declareth Yahweh. But for this one, will I look around, For him who is humbled and smitten in spirit, And so careth anxiously for my word.

Exodus 7:22

And the sacred scribes of Egypt did in like manner with their secret arts, - so the heart of Pharaoh waxed bold and he hearkened not unto them, as spake Yahweh.

Exodus 14:23

And the Egyptians pursued, and entered after them - all the horses of Pharaoh his chariots and his horsemen, - into the midst of the sea.

Job 9:4

Wise in heart, and alert in vigour, What man hath hardened himself against him, and prospered!

Psalm 2:11

Serve Yahweh with reverence, and exult with trembling:

Psalm 16:8

I have set Yahweh before me continually, because he is on my right hand, I shall not be shaken!

Psalm 95:8

Do not harden your heart as at Meribah, As on the day of Massah, in the desert;

Psalm 112:1

Praise ye Yah! How happy is the man who revereth Yahweh, In his commandments, delighteth he greatly;

Proverbs 29:1

He that being often reproved stiffeneth his neck, suddenly shall be hurt, and there be no healing.

Jeremiah 32:40

And I will solemnise to them an age-abiding covenant, That I will not turn away from following them, to do them good, - But the reverence of myself, will I put in their heart, so that they shall not turn away from me.

Romans 2:4

Or, the riches of his kindness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, dost thou despise, - not knowing that, the kindness of God, unto repentance, is leading thee?

Romans 11:20

Well: by their want of faith, they have been broken out, - and, thou, by thy faith, dost stand! - Regard not lofty things, but be afraid;

Hebrews 4:1

Let us therefore fear, lest at any time, although there is left behind a promise of entering into his rest, - any one from amongst you should be deemed, to have come short;

1 Peter 1:17

And, if, as Father, ye are invoking him who, without respect of persons, judgeth according to each man's work, with reverence, for the time of your sojourning, behave ye;

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