Proverbs 12:21

“There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 12:21

There shall no euill happen to the iust: but the wicked shall bee filled with mischiefe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

No harm befalls the righteous, But the wicked are filled with trouble.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

There shall no mischief happen to the righteous; But the wicked shall be filled with evil.
- American Standard Version (1901)

No trouble will come to upright men, but sinners will be full of evil.
- Basic English Bible

There shall no evil happen to a righteous [man]; but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.
- Darby Bible

There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.
- Webster's Bible

No mischief shall happen to the righteous, but the wicked shall be filled with evil.
- World English Bible

No iniquity is desired by the righteous, And the wicked have been full of evil.
- Youngs Literal Bible

There shall no mischief befall the righteous; but the wicked are filled with evil.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 12:21

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 12:21


12:19 A moment - Liars, though they may make a fair shew for a season, yet are quickly convicted.

12:20 Deceit - They whose hearts devise mischief shall be deceived in their hopes, and bring trouble upon themselves: but they who by good counsels labour to promote peace, shall reap the comfort of it themselves.

12:23 Concealeth - He does not unseasonably utter what he knows. Foolishness - Betrays his ignorance and folly.


Discussion for Proverbs 12:21

  • Timothy Wayne George on Proverbs 12:21
    There shall no evil control the just. A righteous man may fall seven times , but he always gets up. Evil will slay the wicked because he does not walk by the light of this world. Jesus said there are 12 hours to the day so walk by the light of the day and you will not stumble.


 

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