Proverbs 11:18

“The wicked worketh a deceitful work: but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The wicked worketh a deceitfull worke: but to him that soweth righteousnesse, shall be a sure reward.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The wicked earns deceptive wages, But he who sows righteousness {gets} a true reward.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The wicked earneth deceitful wages; But he that soweth righteousness `hath' a sure reward.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The sinner gets the payment of deceit; but his reward is certain who puts in the seed of righteousness.
- Basic English Bible

The wicked worketh a deceitful work; but he that soweth righteousness hath a sure reward.
- Darby Bible

The wicked worketh a deceitful work: but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward.
- Webster's Bible

Wicked people earn deceitful wages, but one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.
- World English Bible

The wicked is getting a lying wage, And whoso is sowing righteousness -- a true reward.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The wicked earneth deceitful wages; but he that soweth righteousness hath a sure reward.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 11:18


11:18 Worketh - A work which will deceive his expectation. Soweth - That worketh it with constancy, and diligence.


Discussion for Proverbs 11:18

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