Proverbs 10:27 {28}
Good News Translation
Obey the LORD, and you will live longer. The wicked die before their time.

Contemporary English Version
If you respect the LORD, you will live longer; if you keep doing wrong, your life will be cut short.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The expectation of the just is joy: but the hope of the wicked shall perish.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The expectation of the just is joy: but the hope of the wicked shall perish.

fear

Proverbs 3:2,16 Let not mercy aud truth leave thee, put them about thy neck, and write them in the tables of thy heart. . . .

Proverbs 9:11 If thou be wise, thou shalt be so to thyself: and if a scorner, thou alone shalt bear the evil.

Psalm 21:4 He asked life of thee: and thou hast given him length of days for ever and ever.

Psalm 34:11-13 Come, children, hearken to me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord. . . .

Psalm 91:16 I will fill him with length of days; and I will shew him my salvation.

prolongeth

Job 15:32,33 Before his days be full he shall perish: and his hands shall wither away. . . .

Job 22:15,16 Dost thou desire to keep the path of ages, which wicked men have spurned? . . .

Psalm 55:23 But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction. Bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee, O Lord.

Ecclesiastes 7:17 Be not overmuch wicked: and be not foolish, lest thou die before thy time.

Jeremiah 17:11 As the partridge hath hatched eggs which she did not lay: so is he that hath gathered riches, and not by right: in the midst of his days he shall leave them, and in his latter end he shall be a fool.

Luke 12:20 But God said to him: Thou fool, this night do they require thy soul of thee. And whose shall those things be which thou hast provided?

Context
Solomon's Proverbs: The Wise Son
26The fear of the Lord shall prolong days: and the years of the wicked shall be shortened. 27The expectation of the just is joy: but the hope of the wicked shall perish.28The strength of the upright is the way of the Lord: and fear to them that work evil.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 11:9
And may live in it a long time: which the Lord promised by oath to your fathers, and to their seed, a land which floweth with milk and honey.

Job 15:32
Before his days be full he shall perish: and his hands shall wither away.

Job 15:33
He shall be blasted as a vine when its grapes are in the first flower, and as an olive tree that casteth its flower.

Job 22:16
Who were taken away before their time, and a flood hath overthrown their foundation.

Psalm 55:23
But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction. Bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee, O Lord.

Proverbs 3:2
Let not mercy aud truth leave thee, put them about thy neck, and write them in the tables of thy heart.

Proverbs 9:11
If thou be wise, thou shalt be so to thyself: and if a scorner, thou alone shalt bear the evil.

Proverbs 14:27
The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, to decline from the ruin of death.

Proverbs 28:18
He that walketh uprightly, shall be saved: he that is perverse in his ways, shall fall at once.

Ecclesiastes 7:17
Be not overmuch wicked: and be not foolish, lest thou die before thy time.

Additional Translations
The fear of the LORD prolongs life, but the years of the wicked will be shortened.The fear of the LORD prolongs days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

The fear of Jehovah prolongeth days; But the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

The fear of the Lord adds length of days: but the years of the ungodly shall be shortened.

The fear of Jehovah prolongeth days; but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

The fear of the LORD prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

The fear of the LORD prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

The fear of Yahweh prolongs days, but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

The fear of Jehovah addeth days, And the years of the wicked are shortened.
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