Parallel Verses

King James Version

Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore.

New American Standard Bible

Depart from evil and do good, So you will abide forever.

Holman Bible

Turn away from evil and do what is good,
and dwell there forever.

International Standard Version

Depart from evil, and do good, and you will live in the land forever.

A Conservative Version

Depart from evil, and do good, and dwell for evermore.

American Standard Version

Depart from evil, and do good; And dwell for evermore.

Amplified

Depart from evil and do good; and you will dwell forever [securely].

Bible in Basic English

Be turned from evil, and do good; and your place will be for ever.

Darby Translation

Depart from evil, and do good, and dwell for evermore;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Samech Depart from evil, and do good, and thou shalt live for evermore.

Julia Smith Translation

Depart from evil and do good, and dwell forever.

King James 2000

Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell forevermore.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Turn aside from evil and do good and [so] abide forever.

Modern King James verseion

Depart from evil and do good; and live forevermore.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Flee from evil, and do the thing that is good, and dwell for evermore.

NET Bible

Turn away from evil! Do what is right! Then you will enjoy lasting security.

New Heart English Bible

Depart from evil, and do good. Live securely forever.

The Emphasized Bible

Turn from evil, and do good, and so settle down, unto times age-abiding.

Webster

Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore.

World English Bible

Depart from evil, and do good. Live securely forever.

Youngs Literal Translation

Turn aside from evil, and do good, and dwell to the age.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

26 He is ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed. 27 Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore. 28 For the LORD loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.


Cross References

Psalm 34:14

Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.

Job 28:28

And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

Psalm 102:28

The children of thy servants shall continue, and their seed shall be established before thee.

Proverbs 16:6

By mercy and truth iniquity is purged: and by the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.

Isaiah 1:16-17

Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil;

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that none render evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

2 Timothy 2:19

Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

Titus 2:11-14

For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,

Titus 3:8

This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that thou affirm constantly, that they which have believed in God might be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable unto men.

Titus 3:14

And let ours also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they be not unfruitful.

Hebrews 13:16

But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

Hebrews 13:21

Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is wellpleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

1 John 2:16-17

For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

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