Proverbs 21:15

It is joy to the just to do judgment: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

It is ioy to the iust to doe iudgement: but destruction shalbe to the workers of iniquitie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The exercise of justice is joy for the righteous, But is terror to the workers of iniquity.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

It is joy to the righteous to do justice; But it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.
- American Standard Version (1901)

It is a joy to the good man to do right, but it is destruction to the workers of evil.
- Basic English Bible

It is joy to a righteous [man] to do what is right; but it is ruin for the workers of iniquity.
- Darby Bible

It is joy to the just to do judgment: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.
- Webster's Bible

It is joy to the righteous to do justice; but it is a destruction to the workers of iniquity.
- World English Bible

To do justice [is] joy to the righteous, But ruin to workers of iniquity.
- Youngs Literal Bible

To do justly is joy to the righteous, but ruin to the workers of iniquity.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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