Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Where there is no vision, the people are unrestrained, But happy is he who keeps the law.

King James Version

Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.

Holman Bible

Without revelation people run wild, but one who keeps the law will be happy.

International Standard Version

Without prophetic vision, people abandon restraint, but those who obey the Law are happy.

A Conservative Version

Where there is no vision, the people cast off restraint, but he who keeps the law, happy is he.

American Standard Version

Where there is no vision, the people cast off restraint; But he that keepeth the law, happy is he.

Amplified

Where there is no vision [no redemptive revelation of God], the people perish; but he who keeps the law [of God, which includes that of man] -- "blessed (happy, fortunate, and enviable) is he.

Bible in Basic English

Where there is no vision, the people are uncontrolled; but he who keeps the law will be happy.

Darby Translation

Where there is no vision the people cast off restraint; but happy is he that keepeth the law.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Without prophetic vision, the people shall perish, but he that keeps the law is blessed.

Julia Smith Translation

In no vision the people shall be unruly: and he watching the law, happy is he.

King James 2000

Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keeps the law, happy is he.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When there is no prophecy, the people cast off restraint, but as for he who guards instruction, happiness [is] his.

Modern King James verseion

Where there is no vision, the people perish; but he who keeps the law, he is blessed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Where no Prophet is, there the people perish; but well is him that keepeth the law.

NET Bible

When there is no prophetic vision the people cast off restraint, but the one who keeps the law, blessed is he!

New Heart English Bible

Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; but he who keeps the law is blessed.

The Emphasized Bible

Where there is no vision, a people is let loose, but, he that keepeth instruction, how happy is he!

Webster

Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.

World English Bible

Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; but one who keeps the law is blessed.

Youngs Literal Translation

Without a Vision is a people made naked, And whoso is keeping the law, O his happiness!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חזון 
Chazown 
Usage: 35

the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

פּרע 
Para` 
Usage: 16

but he that keepeth
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

the law
תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
law
Usage: 219

אשׁר 
'esher 
Usage: 45

Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 29:18

Context Readings

All About Life

17 Correct your son, and he will give you comfort; He will also delight your soul. 18 Where there is no vision, the people are unrestrained, But happy is he who keeps the law. 19 A slave will not be instructed by words alone; For though he understands, there will be no response.



Cross References

John 13:17

"If you know these things, you are blessed if you do them.

1 Samuel 3:1

Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the LORD before Eli And word from the LORD was rare in those days, visions were infrequent.

Psalm 119:2

How blessed are those who observe His testimonies, Who seek Him with all their heart.

Amos 8:11-12

"Behold, days are coming," declares the Lord GOD, "When I will send a famine on the land, Not a famine for bread or a thirst for water, But rather for hearing the words of the LORD.

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being My priest Since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.

Luke 11:28

But He said, "On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God and observe it."

James 1:25

But one who looks intently at the perfect law, the law of liberty, and abides by it, not having become a forgetful hearer but an effectual doer, this man will be blessed in what he does.

Exodus 32:25

Now when Moses saw that the people were out of control--for Aaron had let them get out of control to be a derision among their enemies--

2 Chronicles 28:19

For the LORD humbled Judah because of Ahaz king of Israel, for he had brought about a lack of restraint in Judah and was very unfaithful to the LORD.

Psalm 1:1-2

How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stand in the path of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers!

Psalm 19:11

Moreover, by them Your servant is warned; In keeping them there is great reward.

Psalm 74:9

We do not see our signs; There is no longer any prophet, Nor is there any among us who knows how long.

Proverbs 19:16

He who keeps the commandment keeps his soul, But he who is careless of conduct will die.

Matthew 9:36

Seeing the people, He felt compassion for them, because they were distressed and dispirited like sheep without a shepherd.

John 14:21-23

"He who has My commandments and keeps them is the one who loves Me; and he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and will disclose Myself to him."

Romans 10:13-15

for "WHOEVER WILL CALL ON THE NAME OF THE LORD WILL BE SAVED."

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter by the gates into the city.



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