Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

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 covering his transgression shall not prosper: but he confessing and forsaking, shall be compassionated. 14 Happy the man fearing always: and he hardening his heart shall fall into evil 15 A roaring lion and a greedy bear the unjust one ruling over a poor people.



Cross References

Proverbs 23:17

Thy heart shall not envy against those sinning: but be in the fear of Jehovah all the day.

Isaiah 66:2

And all these my hand made, and all these shall be, says Jehovah: and to this will I look, to the humble. and smitten of spirit, and trembling at my word.

Exodus 7:22

And the sacred scribes of Egypt will do so with their enchantments: and Pharaoh's heart will be strong, and he heard not to them as Jehovah spake.

Exodus 14:23

And the Egyptians will pursue and will go after them, all the horse of Pharaoh and his chariots and his horsemen to the midst of the sea.

Job 9:4

Wise of heart and strong of power: who was hard before him and shall be requited?

Psalm 2:11

Serve Jehovah with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

Psalm 16:8

I set Jehovah before me always: for from my right hand I shall not be moved.

Psalm 95:8

Ye shall not harden your heart as the strife, as the day of trial in the desert:

Psalm 112:1

Praise ye Jah. Happy the man fearing Jehovah, delighting greatly in his commands..

Proverbs 29:1

A Man of reproofs hardening the neck, shall be suddenly broken, and no healing.

Jeremiah 32:40

And I cut out to them an eternal covenant that I will not turn back from after them, to do them good; and I will give my fear in their heart not to turn away from me.

Romans 2:4

Or the abundance of his goodness and forbearance and long suffering dos thou despise; not knowing that the goodness of God brings thee to repentance?

Romans 11:20

Well; for unbelief were they broken off, and thou standest by faith. Be not highminded, but do thou fear:

Hebrews 4:1

Let us therefore fear, lest a solemn promise being left to come into his rest, any of you should seem to have failed.

1 Peter 1:17

And if ye call upon the Father, judging without distinction of persons according to the work of each, in fear be occupied in the time of your sojourning:

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