New International Version
When the righteous prosper, the city rejoices; when the wicked perish, there are shouts of joy.
King James Bible
When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth: and when the wicked perish, there is shouting.
Darby Bible Translation
When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth; and when the wicked perish, there is shouting.
World English Bible
When it goes well with the righteous, the city rejoices. When the wicked perish, there is shouting.
Young's Literal Translation
In the good of the righteous a city exulteth, And in the destruction of the wicked is singing.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When it goeth well - An upright, pious, sensible man is a great blessing to the neighborhood where he resides, by his example, his advice, and his prayers. The considerate prize him on these accounts, and rejoice in his prosperity. But when the wicked perish, who has been a general curse by the contagion of his example and conversation, there is not only no regret expressed for his decease, but a general joy because God has removed him.
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Chester Cathedral, Nave Service, Evening. May 1872. Proverbs xi. 31. "Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the wicked and the sinner." This is the key-note of the Book of Proverbs--that men are punished or rewarded according to their deeds in this life; nay, it is the key-note of the whole Old Testament. "The eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and His ears are open unto their prayers; the countenance of the Lord is against them that do evil, to root out …
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2 Kings 11:20
All the people of the land rejoiced, and the city was calm, because Athaliah had been slain with the sword at the palace.
Through the blessing of the upright a city is exalted, but by the mouth of the wicked it is destroyed.
When the righteous triumph, there is great elation; but when the wicked rise to power, people go into hiding.
When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.
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