Proverbs 24:20
Good News Translation
A wicked person has no future--nothing to look forward to.

Contemporary English Version
They will soon be gone like the flame of a lamp that burns out.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For evil men have no hope of things to come, and the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

New American Bible
For the evil have no future, the lamp of the wicked will be put out.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For evil men have no hope of things to come, and the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Psalm 9:17 The wicked shall be turned into hell, all the nations that forget God.

Psalm 11:6 The Lord trieth the just and the wicked: but he that loveth iniquity, hateth his own soul.

Isaiah 3:11 Woe to the wicked unto evil: for the reward of his hands shall be given him.

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Proverbs 13:9 The light of the just giveth joy: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Proverbs 20:20 He that curseth his father, and mother, his lamp shall be put out in the midst of darkness.

Job 18:5,6 Shall not the light of the wicked be extinguished, and the flame of his fire not shine? . . .

Job 21:17 How often shall the lamp of the wicked be put out, and a deluge come upon them, and he shall distribute the sorrows of his wrath?

Matthew 8:12 But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into the exterior darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Matthew 25:8 And the foolish said to the wise: Give us of your oil, for our lamps are gone out.

Jude 1:13 Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own confusion: wandering stars, to whom the storm of darkness is reserved for ever.

Context
Do not Envy
19Contend not with the wicked, nor seek to be like the ungodly. 20For evil men have no hope of things to come, and the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.21My son, fear the Lord, and the king: and have nothing to do with detractors.…
Cross References
Job 15:31
He shall not believe, being vainly deceived by error, that he may be redeemed with any price.

Job 18:5
Shall not the light of the wicked be extinguished, and the flame of his fire not shine?

Job 18:6
The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and the lamp that is over him, shall be put out.

Job 21:17
How often shall the lamp of the wicked be put out, and a deluge come upon them, and he shall distribute the sorrows of his wrath?

Proverbs 13:9
The light of the just giveth joy: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

Proverbs 17:20
He that is of a perverse heart, shall not find good: and he that perverteth his tongue, shall fall into evil.

Proverbs 20:20
He that curseth his father, and mother, his lamp shall be put out in the midst of darkness.

Proverbs 21:4
Haughtiness of the eyes is the enlarging of the heart: the lamp of the wicked is sin.

Proverbs 23:18
Because thou shalt have hope in the latter end, and thy expectation shall not be taken away.

Additional Translations
For the evil man has no future; the lamp of the wicked will be extinguished.For there shall be no reward to the evil man; the candle of the wicked shall be put out.

For there shall be no reward to the evil man; The lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

For the evil man shall have no posterity: and the light of the wicked shall be put out.

for there shall be no future to the evil [man]; the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

For there will be no reward to the evil man; the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.

For there shall be no reward to the evil man; the candle of the wicked shall be extinguished.

for there will be no reward to the evil man; and the lamp of the wicked shall be snuffed out.

For there is not a posterity to the evil, The lamp of the wicked is extinguished.
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