Proverbs 10:24
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New American Standard Bible
What the wicked fears will come upon him, But the desire of the righteous will be granted.

King James Bible
The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

Darby Bible Translation
The fear of a wicked man, it shall come upon him; but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

World English Bible
What the wicked fear, will overtake them, but the desire of the righteous will be granted.

Young's Literal Translation
The feared thing of the wicked it meeteth him, And the desire of the righteous is given.

Proverbs 10:24 Parallel
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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The fear - i. e., The thing feared (compare the marginal reference).

Shall be granted - Or, He (Yahweh) giveth the desire of the righteous.

Proverbs 10:24 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Folly of Slander. Part 2.
"He that uttereth slander is a fool."--Prov. x. 18. I have formerly in this place, discoursing upon this text, explained the nature of the sin here condemned, with its several kinds and ways of practising. II. I shall now proceed to declare the folly of it; and to make good by divers reasons the assertion of the wise man, that "He who uttereth slander is a fool." 1. Slandering is foolish, as sinful and wicked. All sin is foolish upon many accounts; as proceeding from ignorance, error, inconsiderateness,
Isaac Barrow—Sermons on Evil-Speaking, by Isaac Barrow

Lii. Trust in God.
15th Sunday after Trinity. S. Matt. vi. 31. "Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness." INTRODUCTION.--We read in ancient Roman history that a general named Aemilius Paulus was appointed to the Roman army in a time of war and great apprehension. He found in the army a sad condition of affairs, there were more officers than fighting men, and all these officers wanted to have their advice taken, and the war conducted in accordance with their several opinions. Then Aemilius Paulus
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent

"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
Matth. vi. 33.--"But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you." The perfection even of the most upright creature, speaks always some imperfection in comparison of God, who is most perfect. The heavens, the sun and moon, in respect of lower things here, how glorious do they appear, and without spot! But behold, they are not clean in God's sight! How far are the angels above us who dwell in clay! They appear to be a pure mass of light and
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Pride of Prosperity
While Solomon exalted the law of heaven, God was with him, and wisdom was given him to rule over Israel with impartiality and mercy. At first, as wealth and worldly honor came to him, he remained humble, and great was the extent of his influence. "Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river [Euphrates] unto the land of the Philistines, and unto the border of Egypt." "He . . . had peace on all sides round about him. And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his fig
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Matthew 5:6
"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

1 John 5:14
This is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.

1 John 5:15
And if we know that He hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests which we have asked from Him.

Job 15:21
"Sounds of terror are in his ears; While at peace the destroyer comes upon him.

Psalm 145:19
He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him; He will also hear their cry and will save them.

Proverbs 1:26
I will also laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your dread comes,

Proverbs 1:27
When your dread comes like a storm And your calamity comes like a whirlwind, When distress and anguish come upon you.

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