Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.

New American Standard Bible

The way of the wicked is like darkness; They do not know over what they stumble.

King James Version

The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.

Holman Bible

But the way of the wicked is like the darkest gloom;
they don’t know what makes them stumble.

International Standard Version

But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness, and they do not know what they are stumbling over.

A Conservative Version

The way of the wicked is as darkness. They know not at what they stumble.

American Standard Version

The way of the wicked is as darkness: They know not at what they stumble.

Amplified

The way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know over what they stumble.

Bible in Basic English

The way of sinners is dark; they see not the cause of their fall.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The way of the wicked is as darkness; they do not know in what they stumble.

Julia Smith Translation

The way of the unjust as darkness: they shall not know in what they shall stumble.

King James 2000

The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The way of the wicked ones [is] like deep darkness; they do not know what they stumble over.

Modern King James verseion

The way of the wicked is as darkness; they know not at what they stumble.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But the way of the ungodly is as the darkness, wherein men fall, or they be aware.

NET Bible

The way of the wicked is like gloomy darkness; they do not know what causes them to stumble.

New Heart English Bible

The way of the wicked is like darkness. They do not know what they stumble over.

The Emphasized Bible

The way of the lawless, is like darkness, they know not, at what they stumble.

Webster

The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.

World English Bible

The way of the wicked is like darkness. They don't know what they stumble over.

Youngs Literal Translation

The way of the wicked is as darkness, They have not known at what they stumble.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

is as darkness
אפלה 
'aphelah 
Usage: 10

Context Readings

The Right Path

18 But the path of the righteous is as the shining light, going on and brightening until the day be fully come. 19 The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble. 20 My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings.


Cross References

Isaiah 59:9-10

Therefore is justice far from us, and righteousness overtaketh us not: we wait for light, and behold darkness; for brightness, but we walk in obscurity.

John 12:35

Jesus therefore said to them, Yet a little while is the light amongst you. Walk while ye have the light, that darkness may not overtake you. And he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes.

Jeremiah 23:12

Therefore their way shall be unto them as slippery places in the darkness; they shall be driven on, and fall therein: for I will bring evil upon them in the year of their visitation, saith Jehovah.

1 Samuel 2:9

He keepeth the feet of his saints, but the wicked are silenced in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Job 18:5-6

Yea, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and the flame of his fire shall not shine.

Job 5:14

They meet with darkness in a the daytime, and grope at midday as in the night.

Job 12:25

They grope in the dark without light, and he maketh them to stagger like a drunkard.

Job 18:18

He is driven from light into darkness, and chased out of the world.

Proverbs 2:13

from those who leave the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of darkness;

Jeremiah 13:16

Give glory to Jehovah your God, before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble upon the mountains of twilight; and ye shall look for light, but he will turn it into the shadow of death, and make it gross darkness.

Matthew 7:23

and then will I avow unto them, I never knew you. Depart from me, workers of lawlessness.

Matthew 15:14

Leave them alone; they are blind leaders of blind: but if blind lead blind, both will fall into a ditch.

John 11:10

but if any one walk in the night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him.

1 John 2:11

But he that hates his brother is in the darkness, and walks in the darkness, and knows not where he goes, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

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