King James Version
Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repayed.
Darby Bible Translation
Evil pursueth sinners; but to the righteous good shall be repaid.
World English Bible
Misfortune pursues sinners, but prosperity rewards the righteous.
Young's Literal Translation
Evil pursueth sinners, And good recompenseth the righteous.
Proverbs 13:21 Parallel
CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repayed.Proverbs 13:21 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryPractical Methods of Studying the Old Testament
[Sidenote: The various methods of approach] The Old Testament may be studied as literature, as history, as the record of an important stage in the evolution of religion, as the revelation of God to the race, or as a practical aid to the individual in living the true life. Each angle of approach calls for different methods and yields its correspondingly rich results. Studied in accordance with the canons of modern literary investigation, a literature is disclosed of surpassing variety, beauty, and …
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament
The Song of the Redeemed
The Heavenly Footman; Or, a Description of the Man that Gets to Heaven:
"But if Ye have Bitter Envying and Strife in Your Hearts, Glory Not," &C.
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
Blessed are the Poor in Spirit
Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he that trusteth in the LORD, mercy shall compass him about.
He shall reward evil unto mine enemies: cut them off in thy truth.
Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the wicked and the sinner.
Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.
Say ye to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.
Therefore shall evil come upon thee; thou shalt not know from whence it riseth: and mischief shall fall upon thee; thou shalt not be able to put it off: and desolation shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou shalt not know.
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