Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

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 [securely in the land] forever.

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;

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.

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 All day long he shows compassion and lends to others, and his children are blessed. 27 Turn away from evil! Do what is right! Then you will enjoy lasting security. 28 For the Lord promotes justice, and never abandons his faithful followers. They are permanently secure, but the children of evil men are wiped out.


Cross References

Psalm 34:14

Turn away from evil and do what is right! Strive for peace and promote it!

Job 28:28

And he said to mankind, 'The fear of the Lord -- that is wisdom, and to turn away from evil is understanding.'"

Psalm 102:28

The children of your servants will settle down here, and their descendants will live securely in your presence."

Proverbs 16:6

Through loyal love and truth iniquity is appeased; through fearing the Lord one avoids evil.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to turn away from evil; the one who guards his way safeguards his life.

Isaiah 1:16-17

Wash! Cleanse yourselves! Remove your sinful deeds from my sight. Stop sinning!

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that no one pays back evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good for one another and for all.

2 Timothy 2:19

However, God's solid foundation remains standing, bearing this seal: "The Lord knows those who are his," and "Everyone who confesses the name of the Lord must turn away from evil."

Titus 2:11-14

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all people.

Titus 3:8

This saying is trustworthy, and I want you to insist on such truths, so that those who have placed their faith in God may be intent on engaging in good works. These things are good and beneficial for all people.

Titus 3:14

Here is another way that our people can learn to engage in good works to meet pressing needs and so not be unfruitful.

Hebrews 13:16

And do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for God is pleased with such sacrifices.

Hebrews 13:21

equip you with every good thing to do his will, working in us what is pleasing before him through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever. Amen.

1 John 2:16-17

because all that is in the world (the desire of the flesh and the desire of the eyes and the arrogance produced by material possessions) is not from the Father, but is from the world.

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