New International Version
The house of the wicked will be destroyed, but the tent of the upright will flourish.
King James Bible
The house of the wicked shall be overthrown: but the tabernacle of the upright shall flourish.
Darby Bible Translation
The house of the wicked shall be overthrown; but the tent of the upright shall flourish.
World English Bible
The house of the wicked will be overthrown, but the tent of the upright will flourish.
Young's Literal Translation
The house of the wicked is destroyed, And the tent of the upright flourisheth.
Proverbs 14:11 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The heart knoweth his own bitterness - מרת נפשו morrath naphsho, "The bitterness of its soul." Under spiritual sorrow, the heart feels, the soul feels; all the animal nature feels and suffers. But when the peace of God is spoken to the troubled soul, the joy is indescribable; the whole man partakes of it. And a stranger to these religious feelings, to the travail of the soul, and to the witness of the Spirit, does not intermeddle with them; he does not understand them: indeed they may be even foolishness to him, because they are spiritually discerned.
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TEXT: "The wicked shall not be unpunished."--Prov. 11:21. There are very many passages of Scripture which ought to be read in connection with this text; as for example, "Fools make a mock at sin" (Proverbs 14:9), for only a fool would. Better trifle with the pestilence and expose one's self to the plague than to discount the blighting effects of sin. And, again, "The soul that sinneth it shall die" (Ezekiel 18:4). From this clear statement of the word of God there is no escape. Or, again, "Our …
J. Wilbur Chapman—And Judas Iscariot
Sin the Mocker
Epistle xxx. To Eulogius, Bishop of Alexandria.
The Intercession of Christ
They lean on the web, but it gives way; they cling to it, but it does not hold.
The LORD tears down the house of the proud, but he sets the widow's boundary stones in place.
The Righteous One takes note of the house of the wicked and brings the wicked to ruin.
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