Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

When the wicked rise to power, people hide themselves, but when the wicked perish, the righteous increase.

New American Standard Bible

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; But when they perish, the righteous increase.

King James Version

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.

Holman Bible

When the wicked come to power,
people hide,
but when they are destroyed,
the righteous flourish.

A Conservative Version

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves, but when they perish, the righteous increase.

American Standard Version

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; But when they perish, the righteous increase.

Amplified

When the wicked rise [to power], men hide themselves; but when they perish, the [consistently] righteous increase and become many.

Bible in Basic English

When evil-doers are lifted up, men take cover; but when destruction overtakes them, the upright are increased.

Darby Translation

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous increase.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

When the wicked rise, sane men hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous multiply.

Julia Smith Translation

In the rising up of the unjust, man shalt hide: and in their perishing, the lust shall increase.

King James 2000

When the wicked arise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.

Lexham Expanded Bible

With [the] rising of the wicked, humankind will be hidden, and with their perishing, [the] righteous will multiply.

Modern King James verseion

When the wicked rise, a man hides himself, but when they perish, the righteous increase.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When the ungodly are come up, men are fain to hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous increase.

NET Bible

When the wicked gain control, people hide themselves, but when they perish, the righteous increase.

New Heart English Bible

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous thrive.

The Emphasized Bible

When lawless men rise, a common man will hide himself, but, when they perish, righteous men multiply.

Webster

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.

World English Bible

When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; but when they perish, the righteous thrive.

Youngs Literal Translation

In the rising of the wicked a man is hidden, And in their destruction the righteous multiply!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
When the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

men
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

סתר 
Cathar 
Usage: 81

the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

Context Readings

All About Life

27 Whoever gives to the poor will never lack, but whoever shuts his eyes to their poverty will be cursed. 28 When the wicked rise to power, people hide themselves, but when the wicked perish, the righteous increase.



Cross References

Proverbs 28:12

When the righteous are victorious, there is great glory, but when the wicked arise, men hide themselves.

Job 24:4

They push the needy off the road, and force the poor of the land into hiding.

Esther 8:17

In each and every province, and in each and every city, in the places where the king's order and edict reached, there was gladness and joy among the Jewish people, along with a festival and a holiday. Many of the people of the land became Jews, because they had come to fear the Jewish people.

Proverbs 29:2

As the righteous grow powerful, people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, people groan.

Acts 12:23-24

Immediately the angel of the Lord struck him down because he did not give glory to God, and he was eaten by worms and died.

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