Proverbs 11:19

“As righteousness tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 11:19

As righteousnesse tendeth to life: so he that pursueth euill, pursueth it to his owne death.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who is steadfast in righteousness {will attain} to life, And he who pursues evil {will bring about} his own death.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that is stedfast in righteousness `shall attain' unto life; And he that pursueth evil `doeth it' to his own death.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So righteousness gives life; but he who goes after evil gets death for himself.
- Basic English Bible

As righteousness [tendeth] to life, so he that pursueth evil [doeth it] to his own death.
- Darby Bible

As righteousness tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death.
- Webster's Bible

He who is truly righteous gets life. He who pursues evil gets death.
- World English Bible

Rightly [is] righteousness for life, And whoso is pursuing evil -- for his own death.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Stedfast righteousness tendeth to life; but he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 11:19

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 11:19


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

11:21 Though hand join - Though they are fortified against God's judgments by a numerous issue and kindred, and friends, and by mutual and strong combinations. The seed - Not only their persons, but their children.


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