Parallel Verses

Amplified

For the Lord knows and is fully acquainted with the way of the righteous, but the way of the ungodly [those living outside God's will] shall perish (end in ruin and come to nought).

New American Standard Bible

For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, But the way of the wicked will perish.

King James Version

For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Holman Bible

For the Lord watches over the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked leads to ruin.

International Standard Version

For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked will be destroyed.

A Conservative Version

For LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked shall perish.

American Standard Version

For Jehovah knoweth the way of the righteous; But the way of the wicked shall perish.

Bible in Basic English

Because the Lord sees the way of the upright, but the end of the sinner is destruction.

Darby Translation

For Jehovah knoweth the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked shall perish.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Julia Smith Translation

For Jehovah shall know the way of the just: but the way of the unjust shall perish.

King James 2000

For the LORD knows the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for Yahweh knows [the] way of [the] righteous, but [the] way of [the] wicked will perish.

Modern King James verseion

For Jehovah knows the way of the righteous; but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous; but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

NET Bible

Certainly the Lord guards the way of the godly, but the way of the wicked ends in destruction.

New Heart English Bible

For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked shall perish.

The Emphasized Bible

For Yahweh doth acknowledge the way of the righteous; but, the way of the lawless, shall vanish.

Webster

For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

World English Bible

For Yahweh knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked shall perish.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Jehovah is knowing the way of the righteous, And the way of the wicked is lost!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the Lord

Usage: 0

the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of the righteous
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

but the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of the ungodly
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

References

Fausets

Law

Hastings

Images Psalm 1:6

Prayers for Psalm 1:6

Context Readings

The Ways Of The Righteous And The Wicked

5 Therefore the wicked [those disobedient and living without God] shall not stand [justified] in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous [those who are upright and in right standing with God]. 6 For the Lord knows and is fully acquainted with the way of the righteous, but the way of the ungodly [those living outside God's will] shall perish (end in ruin and come to nought).


Cross References

2 Timothy 2:19

But the firm foundation of (laid by) God stands, sure and unshaken, bearing this seal (inscription): The Lord knows those who are His, and, Let everyone who names [himself by] the name of the Lord give up all iniquity and stand aloof from it.

Nahum 1:7

The Lord is good, a Strength and Stronghold in the day of trouble; He knows (recognizes, has knowledge of, and understands) those who take refuge and trust in Him.

John 10:14

I am the Good Shepherd; and I know and recognize My own, and My own know and recognize Me -- "

Psalm 37:18-24

The Lord knows the days of the upright and blameless, and their heritage will abide forever.

Job 23:10

But He knows the way that I take [He has concern for it, appreciates, and pays attention to it]. When He has tried me, I shall come forth as refined gold [pure and luminous].

Psalm 9:6

The enemy have been cut off and have vanished in everlasting ruins, You have plucked up and overthrown their cities; the very memory of them has perished and vanished.

Psalm 112:10

The wicked man will see it and be grieved and angered, he will gnash his teeth and disappear [in despair]; the desire of the wicked shall perish and come to nothing.

Psalm 139:1-2

O Lord, you have searched me [thoroughly] and have known me.

Psalm 142:3

When my spirit was overwhelmed and fainted [throwing all its weight] upon me, then You knew my path. In the way where I walk they have hidden a snare for me.

Psalm 146:9

The Lord protects and preserves the strangers and temporary residents, He upholds the fatherless and the widow and sets them upright, but the way of the wicked He makes crooked (turns upside down and brings to ruin).

Proverbs 14:12

There is a way which seems right to a man and appears straight before him, but at the end of it is the way of death.

Proverbs 15:9

The way of the wicked is an abomination, extremely disgusting and shamefully vile to the Lord, but He loves him who pursues righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation).

Matthew 7:13

Enter through the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and spacious and broad is the way that leads away to destruction, and many are those who are entering through it.

John 10:27

The sheep that are My own hear and are listening to My voice; and I know them, and they follow Me.

2 Peter 2:12

But these [people]! Like unreasoning beasts, mere creatures of instinct, born [only] to be captured and destroyed, railing at things of which they are ignorant, they shall utterly perish in their [own] corruption [in their destroying they shall surely be destroyed],

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