Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 like the dawning light, that shines more and more until the perfect day. 19 The way of the wicked is like darkness. They don't know what they stumble over. 20 My son, attend to my words. Turn your ear to my sayings.


Cross References

Isaiah 59:9-10

Therefore is justice far from us, neither does righteousness overtake us: we look for light, but, behold, darkness; for brightness, but we walk in obscurity.

John 12:35

Jesus therefore said to them, "Yet a little while the light is with you. Walk while you have the light, that darkness doesn't overtake you. He who walks in the darkness doesn't know where he is going.

Jeremiah 23:12

Therefore their way shall be to them as slippery places in the darkness: they shall be driven on, and fall therein; for I will bring evil on them, even the year of their visitation, says Yahweh.

1 Samuel 2:9

He will keep the feet of his holy ones, but the wicked shall be put to silence in darkness; for no man shall prevail by strength.

Job 18:5-6

"Yes, the light of the wicked shall be put out, The spark of his fire shall not shine.

Job 5:14

They meet with darkness in the day time, and grope at noonday as in the night.

Job 12:25

They grope in the dark without light. He makes them stagger like a drunken man.

Job 18:18

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

Proverbs 2:13

who forsake the paths of uprightness, to walk in the ways of darkness;

Jeremiah 13:16

Give glory to Yahweh your God, before he causes darkness, and before your feet stumble on the dark mountains, and, while you look for light, he turns it into the shadow of death, and makes it gross darkness.

Matthew 7:23

Then I will tell them, 'I never knew you. Depart from me, you who work iniquity.'

Matthew 15:14

Leave them alone. They are blind guides of the blind. If the blind guide the blind, both will fall into a pit."

John 11:10

But if a man walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light isn't in him."

1 John 2:11

But he who hates his brother is in the darkness, and walks in the darkness, and doesn't know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

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