Parallel Verses

Amplified


Mark the blameless man [who is spiritually complete], and behold the upright [who walks in moral integrity];
There is a [good] future for the man of peace [because a life of honor blesses one’s descendants].

New American Standard Bible

Mark the blameless man, and behold the upright;
For the man of peace will have a posterity.

King James Version

Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace.

Holman Bible

Watch the blameless and observe the upright,
for the man of peace will have a future.

International Standard Version

Observe the blameless! Take note of the upright! Indeed, the future of that man is peace.

A Conservative Version

Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright, for there is a [happy] end to the man of peace.

American Standard Version

Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright; For there is a happy end to the man of peace.

Bible in Basic English

Give attention to the good man, and take note of the upright; because the end of that man is peace.

Darby Translation

Mark the perfect, and behold the upright, for the end of that man is peace;

Julia Smith Translation

Watch the blameless, and see the upright one, for the latter state to the man peace.

King James 2000

Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Observe [the] blameless and look at [the] upright, for [there is] a future for a man of peace.

Modern King James verseion

Watch the perfect and behold the upright one; for the end of that man is peace.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Keep innocency, and take heed unto the thing that is right; for that shall bring a man peace at the last.

NET Bible

Take note of the one who has integrity! Observe the godly! For the one who promotes peace has a future.

New Heart English Bible

Mark the perfect man, and see the upright, for there is a future for the man of peace.

The Emphasized Bible

Mark the blameless man, and behold the upright, for there is a hereafter for the man of peace;

Webster

Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace.

World English Bible

Mark the perfect man, and see the upright, for there is a future for the man of peace.

Youngs Literal Translation

Observe the perfect, and see the upright, For the latter end of each is peace.

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

36
Yet he passed away, and lo, he was no more;
I sought him, but he could not be found.
37 
Mark the blameless man [who is spiritually complete], and behold the upright [who walks in moral integrity];
There is a [good] future for the man of peace [because a life of honor blesses one’s descendants].
38
As for transgressors, they will be completely destroyed;
The future of the wicked will be cut off.


Cross References

Isaiah 57:1-2

The righteous man perishes [at the hand of evil], and no one takes it to heart;
Faithful and devout men are taken away, while no one understands
That the righteous person is taken away [to be spared] from disaster and evil.

Job 1:1

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless and upright, and one who feared God [with reverence] and abstained from and turned away from evil [because he honored God].

Job 42:12-17

And the Lord blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning; for he had 14,000 sheep, 6,000 camels, 1,000 yoke of oxen, and 1,000 female donkeys.

Proverbs 14:32


The wicked is overthrown through his wrongdoing,
But the righteous has hope and confidence and a refuge [with God] even in death.

Isaiah 32:17


And the effect of righteousness will be peace,
And the result of righteousness will be quietness and confident trust forever.

Luke 2:25-29

Now there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; and this man was righteous and devout [carefully observing the divine Law], and looking for the Consolation of Israel; and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Acts 7:59-60

They continued stoning Stephen as he called on the Lord and said, “Lord Jesus, receive and accept and welcome my spirit!”

2 Timothy 4:6-8

For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure [from this world] is at hand and I will soon go free.

2 Peter 1:14

knowing that the laying aside of this earthly tent of mine is imminent, as our Lord Jesus Christ has made clear to me.

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