Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

By transgression an evil man is ensnared, But the righteous sings and rejoices.

King James Version

In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.

Holman Bible

An evil man is caught by sin, but the righteous one sings and rejoices.

International Standard Version

An evil man is trapped by transgression, but the righteous person sings and rejoices.

A Conservative Version

In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare, but a righteous man sings and rejoices.

American Standard Version

In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare; But the righteous doth sing and rejoice.

Amplified

In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare, but the [uncompromisingly] righteous man sings and rejoices.

Bible in Basic English

In the steps of an evil man there is a net for him, but the upright man gets away quickly and is glad.

Darby Translation

In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare; but the righteous shall sing and rejoice.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare, but the righteous shall sing and rejoice.

Julia Smith Translation

In the transgression of an evil man is a snare: and the just one shall rejoice and be glad:

King James 2000

In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous does sing and rejoice.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In transgression, an evil man [is] a snare, but [the] righteous will sing and rejoice.

Modern King James verseion

In the sin of an evil man there is a snare; but the righteous sings and rejoices.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The sin of the wicked is his own snare, but the righteous shall be glad and rejoice.

NET Bible

In the transgression of an evil person there is a snare, but a righteous person can sing and rejoice.

New Heart English Bible

An evil man is snared by his sin, but the righteous can sing and be glad.

The Emphasized Bible

In the transgression of a wicked man, is a snare, but, the righteous, doth shout in triumph and rejoice.

Webster

In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.

World English Bible

An evil man is snared by his sin, but the righteous can sing and be glad.

Youngs Literal Translation

In the transgression of the evil is a snare, And the righteous doth sing and rejoice.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּשׁע 
Pesha` 
Usage: 93

of an evil
רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

there is a snare
מקשׁ מוקשׁ 
Mowqesh 
Usage: 27

but the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

רנן 
Ranan 
Usage: 54

Context Readings

All About Life

5 A man who flatters his neighbor Is spreading a net for his steps. 6 By transgression an evil man is ensnared, But the righteous sings and rejoices. 7 The righteous is concerned for the rights of the poor, The wicked does not understand such concern.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 9:12

Moreover, man does not know his time: like fish caught in a treacherous net and birds trapped in a snare, so the sons of men are ensnared at an evil time when it suddenly falls on them.

Exodus 15:1

Then Moses and the sons of Israel sang this song to the LORD, and said, "I will sing to the LORD, for He is highly exalted; The horse and its rider He has hurled into the sea.

Job 18:7-10

"His vigorous stride is shortened, And his own scheme brings him down.

Psalm 11:6

Upon the wicked He will rain snares; Fire and brimstone and burning wind will be the portion of their cup.

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown like seed for the righteous And gladness for the upright in heart.

Psalm 118:15

The sound of joyful shouting and salvation is in the tents of the righteous; The right hand of the LORD does valiantly.

Psalm 132:16

"Her priests also I will clothe with salvation, And her godly ones will sing aloud for joy.

Proverbs 5:22

His own iniquities will capture the wicked, And he will be held with the cords of his sin.

Proverbs 11:5-6

The righteousness of the blameless will smooth his way, But the wicked will fall by his own wickedness.

Proverbs 12:13

An evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, But the righteous will escape from trouble.

Isaiah 8:14-15

"Then He shall become a sanctuary; But to both the houses of Israel, a stone to strike and a rock to stumble over, And a snare and a trap for the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Romans 5:2-3

through whom also we have obtained our introduction by faith into this grace in which we stand; and we exult in hope of the glory of God.

2 Timothy 2:26

and they may come to their senses and escape from the snare of the devil, having been held captive by him to do his will.

James 1:2

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,

1 Peter 1:8

and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory,

1 John 1:4

These things we write, so that our joy may be made complete.

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