Proverbs 13:21
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New American Standard Bible
Adversity pursues sinners, But the righteous will be rewarded with prosperity.

King James Bible
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.

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Practical 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

"And this is his Commandment," &C.
1 John iii. 23.--"And this is his commandment," &c. There are different tempers of mind among men, some more smooth and pliable, others more refractory and froward. Some may be persuaded by love, who cannot be constrained by fear. With some a request will more prevail than a command. Others again are of a harsher disposition. Love and condescension doth rather embolden them, and therefore they must be restrained with the bridle of authority. It would seem that the Lord hath some regard to this in
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
Psalm 32:10
Many are the sorrows of the wicked, But he who trusts in the LORD, lovingkindness shall surround him.

Psalm 54:5
He will recompense the evil to my foes; Destroy them in Your faithfulness.

Proverbs 11:31
If the righteous will be rewarded in the earth, How much more the wicked and the sinner!

Proverbs 13:13
The one who despises the word will be in debt to it, But the one who fears the commandment will be rewarded.

Proverbs 17:13
He who returns evil for good, Evil will not depart from his house.

Isaiah 3:10
Say to the righteous that it will go well with them, For they will eat the fruit of their actions.

Isaiah 47:11
"But evil will come on you Which you will not know how to charm away; And disaster will fall on you For which you cannot atone; And destruction about which you do not know Will come on you suddenly.

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