Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

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.

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 sins doesn't prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy. 14 Blessed is the man who is always reverent; but the one who hardens his heart will fall into evil. 15 As a roaring lion or a charging bear, so is a wicked ruler over helpless people.



Cross References

Proverbs 23:17

Do not let your heart envy sinners; but rather fear the LORD all the day long.

Isaiah 66:2

For all these things has my hand made, and so all these things came to be," says the LORD: "but to this man will I look, even to him who is poor and of a contrite spirit, and who trembles at my word.

Exodus 7:22

The magicians of Egypt did in like manner with their secret arts; and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he did not listen to them; as the LORD had spoken.

Exodus 14:23

The Egyptians pursued, and went in after them into the midst of the sea: all of Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and his horsemen.

Job 9:4

God who is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who has hardened himself against him, and prospered?

Psalm 2:11

Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

Psalm 16:8

I have set the LORD always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

Psalm 95:8

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

Psalm 112:1

Praise the LORD. Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who delights greatly in his commandments.

Proverbs 29:1

He who is often rebuked and stiffens his neck will be destroyed suddenly, with no remedy.

Jeremiah 32:40

and I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from following them, to do them good; and I will put my fear in their hearts, that they may not depart from me.

Romans 2:4

Or do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?

Romans 11:20

True; by their unbelief they were broken off, and you stand by your faith. Do not be conceited, but fear;

Hebrews 4:1

Let us fear therefore, lest perhaps anyone of you should seem to have come short of a promise of entering into his rest.

1 Peter 1:17

If you call on him as Father, who without respect of persons judges according to each man's work, pass the time of your living as foreigners here in reverent fear:

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