Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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 listens to instruction 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.

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

Images Proverbs 29:18

Context Readings

All About Life

17 Correct your son, and he shall give you rest; yea, he shall give delight unto your soul. 18 Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keeps the law, happy is he. 19 A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understands he will not answer.



Cross References

John 13:17

If you know these things, happy are you if you do them.

1 Samuel 3:1

And the child Samuel ministered unto the LORD before Eli. And the word of the LORD was rare in those days; there was no open vision.

Psalm 119:2

Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.

Amos 8:11-12

Behold, the days come, says the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD:

Hosea 4:6

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you shall be no priest to me: because you have forgotten the law of your God, I will also forget your children.

Luke 11:28

But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

James 1:25

But whoever looks into the perfect law of liberty, and continues in it, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

Exodus 32:25

And when Moses saw that the people were naked; (for Aaron had let them be naked unto their shame among their enemies:)

2 Chronicles 28:19

For the LORD brought Judah low because of Ahaz king of Israel; for he made Judah naked, and transgressed greatly against the LORD.

Psalm 1:1-2

Blessed is the man that walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful.

Psalm 19:11

Moreover by them is your servant warned: and in keeping of them there is great reward.

Psalm 74:9

We see not our signs: there is no more any prophet: neither is there among us any that knows how long.

Proverbs 19:16

He that keeps the commandment keeps his own soul; but he that despises his ways shall die.

Matthew 9:36

But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd.

John 14:21-23

He that has my commandments, and keeps them, he it is that loves me: and he that loves me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.

Romans 10:13-15

For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.

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