Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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
In the transgression
פּשׁע 
Pesha` 
Usage: 93

of an evil
רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

man
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 spreads a net for his steps. 6 In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare, but a righteous man sings and rejoices. 7 A righteous man takes knowledge of the cause of the poor. A wicked man has no [such] understanding to know.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man also does not know his time. As the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare, even so are the sons of men snared in an evil time when it falls suddenly upon them.

Exodus 15:1

Then Moses and the sons of Israel sang this song to LORD, and spoke, saying, I will sing to LORD, for he has triumphed gloriously. The horse and his rider he has thrown into the sea.

Job 18:7-10

The steps of his strength shall be restricted, and his own counsel shall cast him down.

Psalm 11:6

He will rain snares upon sinners. Fire and brimstone and burning wind shall be the portion of their cup.

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown for the righteous man, and gladness for the upright in heart.

Psalm 118:15

The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tents of the righteous. The right hand of LORD does valiantly.

Psalm 132:16

I will also clothe her priests with salvation, and her sanctified shall shout aloud for joy.

Proverbs 5:22

His own iniquities shall take a wicked man, and he shall be held with the cords of his sin.

Proverbs 11:5-6

The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way, but the wicked man shall fall by his own wickedness.

Proverbs 12:13

A wicked man is snared by the transgression of [his] lips, but the righteous shall come out of trouble.

Isaiah 8:14-15

And he shall be for a sanctuary, but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock of offence to both the houses of Israel, for a net and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Romans 5:2-3

through whom also we have access by faith for this grace in which we stand, and we take pride in hope of the glory of God.

2 Timothy 2:26

and they may sober up out of the snare of the devil, having been captured by him for his will.

James 1:2

Consider it all joy, my brothers, when ye encounter various trials,

1 Peter 1:8

Whom, not having seen, ye love, in whom, not now seeing but believing, ye exult in inexpressible and glorified joy,

1 John 1:4

And we write these things to you, so that our joy may be made full.

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