New American Standard Bible
The wicked is thrust down by his wrongdoing, But the righteous has a refuge when he dies.
King James Bible
The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous hath hope in his death.
Darby Bible Translation
The wicked is driven away by his evil-doing; but the righteous trusteth, even in his death.
World English Bible
The wicked is brought down in his calamity, but in death, the righteous has a refuge.
Young's Literal Translation
In his wickedness is the wicked driven away, And trustful in his death is the righteous.
Proverbs 14:32 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Consult marginal reference. The hope which abides even "in death" must look beyond it.
LibrarySatisfied from Self
'... A good man shall be satisfied from himself.'--PROVERBS xiv. 14. At first sight this saying strikes one as somewhat unlike the ordinary Scripture tone, and savouring rather of a Stoical self-complacency; but we recall parallel sayings, such as Christ's words, 'The water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water'; and the Apostle's, 'Then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone.' We further note that the text has an antithetic parallel in the preceding clause, where the picture is …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
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How the Kindly-Disposed and the Envious are to be Admonished.
A Believer's Privilege at Death
2 Corinthians 1:9
indeed, we had the sentence of death within ourselves so that we would not trust in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead;
2 Corinthians 5:8
we are of good courage, I say, and prefer rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord.
2 Timothy 4:18
The Lord will rescue me from every evil deed, and will bring me safely to His heavenly kingdom; to Him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.
"For Your salvation I wait, O LORD.
You will make known to me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; In Your right hand there are pleasures forever.
As for me, I shall behold Your face in righteousness; I will be satisfied with Your likeness when I awake.
Mark the blameless man, and behold the upright; For the man of peace will have a posterity.
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