New International Version
If the righteous receive their due on earth, how much more the ungodly and the sinner!
King James Bible
Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the wicked and the sinner.
Darby Bible Translation
Behold, the righteous shall be requited on the earth: how much more the wicked and the sinner.
World English Bible
Behold, the righteous shall be repaid in the earth; how much more the wicked and the sinner!
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, the righteous in the earth is recompensed, Surely also the wicked and the sinner!
Proverbs 11:31 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth, etc. - The Septuagint, Syrian, and Arabic read this verse as follows: "And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?" And this St, Peter quotes literatim, 1 Peter 4:18 (note), where see the note.
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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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1 Peter 4:18
And, "If it is hard for the righteous to be saved, what will become of the ungodly and the sinner?"
2 Samuel 22:21
"The LORD has dealt with me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands he has rewarded me.
2 Samuel 22:25
The LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness, according to my cleanness in his sight.
Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but whoever hates correction is stupid.
Trouble pursues the sinner, but the righteous are rewarded with good things.
See, I am beginning to bring disaster on the city that bears my Name, and will you indeed go unpunished? You will not go unpunished, for I am calling down a sword on all who live on the earth, declares the LORD Almighty.'
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