Proverbs 4:16 {17}
Good News Translation
Wicked people cannot sleep unless they have done something wrong. They lie awake unless they have hurt someone.

Contemporary English Version
They can't sleep or rest until they do wrong or harm some innocent victim.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of iniquity.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

They eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of iniquity.

Proverbs 1:16 But a net is spread in vain before the eyes of them that have wings.

Psalm 36:4 He hath devised iniquity on his bed, he hath set himself on every way that is not good: but evil he hath not hated.

Isaiah 57:20 But the wicked are like the raging sea, which cannot rest, and the waves thereof cast up dirt and mire.

Micah 2:1 Make thee bald, and be polled for thy delicate children: enlarge thy baldness as the eagle: for they are carried into captivity from thee.

Luke 22:66 And as soon as it was day, the ancients of the people and the chief priests and scribes came together. And they brought him into their council saying: If thou be the Christ, tell us.

John 18:28 Then they led Jesus from Caiphas to the governor's hall. And it was morning: and they went not into the hall, that they might not be defiled, but that they might eat the pasch.

2 Peter 2:14 Having eyes full of adultery and of sin that ceaseth not: alluring unstable souls: having their heart exercised with covetousness: children of malediction.

Context
A Father's Instruction
15For they sleep not, except they have done evil: and their sleep is taken away unless they have made some to fall. 16They eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of iniquity.17But the path of the just, as a shining light, goeth forwards, and increaseth even to perfect day.…
Cross References
Psalm 36:4
He hath devised iniquity on his bed, he hath set himself on every way that is not good: but evil he hath not hated.

Proverbs 4:15
For they sleep not, except they have done evil: and their sleep is taken away unless they have made some to fall.

Micah 2:1
Make thee bald, and be polled for thy delicate children: enlarge thy baldness as the eagle: for they are carried into captivity from thee.

Micah 7:3
The evil of their hands they call good: the prince requireth, and the judge is for giving: and the great man hath uttered the desire of his soul, and they have troubled it.

Additional Translations
For they cannot sleep unless they do evil, they are deprived of slumber until they make someone fall,For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.

For they sleep not, except they do evil; And their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.

For they cannot sleep, unless they have done evil: their sleep is taken away, and they rest not.

For they sleep not except they have done mischief, and their sleep is taken away unless they have caused [some] to fall.

For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.

For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.

For they don't sleep, unless they do evil. Their sleep is taken away, unless they make someone fall.

For they sleep not if they do not evil, And their sleep hath been taken violently away, If they cause not some to stumble.
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