Proverbs 11:21

Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Though hand ioyne in hand, the wicked shall not be vnpunished: but the seede of the righteous shall be deliuered.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Assuredly, the evil man will not go unpunished, But the descendants of the righteous will be delivered.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

`Though' hand `join' in hand, the evil man shall not be unpunished; But the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Certainly the evil-doer will not go free from punishment, but the seed of the upright man will be safe.
- Basic English Bible

Hand for hand! an evil [man] shall not be held innocent; but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.
- Darby Bible

Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.
- Webster's Bible

Most certainly, the evil man will not be unpunished, but the seed of the righteous will be delivered.
- World English Bible

Hand to hand, the wicked is not acquitted, And the seed of the righteous hath escaped.
- Youngs Literal Bible

My hand upon it! the evil man shall not be unpunished; but the seed of the righteous shall escape.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 11:21


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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