Proverbs 13:9

“The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The light of the righteous reioyceth: but the lampe of the wicked shall be put out.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The light of the righteous rejoices, But the lamp of the wicked goes out.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The light of the righteous rejoiceth; But the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
- American Standard Version (1901)

There is a glad dawn for the upright man, but the light of the sinner will be put out.
- Basic English Bible

The light of the righteous rejoiceth; but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
- Darby Bible

The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the wicked shall be extinguished.
- Webster's Bible

The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.
- World English Bible

The light of the righteous rejoiceth, And the lamp of the wicked is extinguished.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The light of the righteous rejoiceth; but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 13:9


13:9 The light - The prosperity. Rejoiceth - Shines with a pleasant and constant brightness. Rejoicing is here ascribed to the light, as it is to the sun, #Psal 19:5|, metaphorically. Put out - Their felicity shall have a hidden end.


Discussion for Proverbs 13

  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 13:2 A MAN SHALL EAT GOOD BY THE FRUIT OF HIS MOUTH BUT THE SOUL OF THE TRANSGRESSORS SHALL EAT VIOLENCE PROVERBS 18:20 A MANS BELLY SHALL BE SATISFIED WITH THE FRUIT OF HIS MOUTH AND WITH THE INCREASE OF HIS LIPS SHALL HE BE FILLED GALATIANS 6:7 --- BE NOT DECEIVED --- GOD IS NOT MOCKED FOR WHATSOEVER A MAN SOWETH THAT SHALL HE ALSO REAP
  • Omojowo oluwafemi joseph
    dispising The Word is exposure to spiritual wickedness which can lead to destruction of life
  • MasterProhet
    The Lord can be delighted in , we can delight ourselves in the Lord. We know that obedience is better than sacrifice.
  • Todd Brawley
    13 3 was an answer. I try to live by that daily
  • Jean Robinson
    Proverbs 13 is a very powerful message that we all should take to heart. I want to make my money honestly.
  • BSP
    Verse 4 shows that Jehovah God wants us to not only have the desire to do more, but to take the actual steps to achieve our goals.

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