Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

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.

NET Bible

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

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 deals graciously, and lends. His seed is blessed. 27 Depart from evil, and do good. Live securely forever. 28 For the LORD loves justice, and doesn't forsake his holy ones. They are preserved forever, but the children 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

To man he said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom. To depart from evil is understanding.'"

Psalm 102:28

The children of your servants will continue. Their seed will be established before you."

Proverbs 16:6

By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of the LORD men depart from evil.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil. He who keeps his way preserves his soul.

Isaiah 1:16-17

Wash yourselves, make yourself clean. Put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes. Cease to do evil.

1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that no one returns evil for evil to anyone, but always follow after that which is good, for one another, and for all.

2 Timothy 2:19

However God's firm foundation stands, having this seal, "The Lord knows those who are his," and, "Let every one who names the name of the Lord depart from unrighteousness."

Titus 2:11-14

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

Titus 3:8

This saying is faithful, and concerning these things I desire that you affirm confidently, so that those who have believed God may be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable to men;

Titus 3:14

Let our people also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they may not be unfruitful.

Hebrews 13:16

But do not forget to be doing good and sharing, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

Hebrews 13:21

make you complete in every good thing to do his will, working in us that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever. Amen.

1 John 2:16-17

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

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