Proverbs 10:7

“The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 10:7

The memorie of the iust is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The memory of the righteous is blessed, But the name of the wicked will rot.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The memory of the righteous is blessed; But the name of the wicked shall rot.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The memory of the upright is a blessing, but the name of the evil-doer will be turned to dust.
- Basic English Bible

The memory of the righteous [man] shall be blessed; but the name of the wicked shall rot.
- Darby Bible

The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall perish.
- Webster's Bible

The memory of the righteous is blessed, but the name of the wicked will rot.
- World English Bible

The remembrance of the righteous [is] for a blessing, And the name of the wicked doth rot.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The memory of the righteous shall be for a blessing; but the name of the wicked shall rot.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 10:7

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 10:7


10:5 Gathereth - The fruits of his field. In summer - In harvest. He that improved the opportunities of doing good to himself and others.

10:6 Violence - Their own violence or injustice. This may be an allusion to the ancient custom of covering the mouths and faces of condemned malefactors.

10:8 Who receive - Is ready to hear and obey the precepts of God and men. Fall - Into mischief.

10:9 Surely - Or, securely, or confidently, as the word properly signifies; quietly resting upon God's favour and gracious providence for his protections. Known - His wickedness shall be publickly discovered.


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