New International Version
When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous seek refuge in God.
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
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The wicked is driven away in his wickedness - He does not leave life cheerfully. Poor soul! Thou hast no hope in the other world, and thou leavest the present with the utmost regret! Thou wilt not go off; but God will drive thee.
But the righteous hath hope in his death - He rejoiceth to depart and be with Christ: to him death is gain; he is not reluctant to go - he flies at the call of God.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryA Startling Statement
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
2 Corinthians 1:9
Indeed, we felt we had received the sentence of death. But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead.
2 Corinthians 5:8
We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.
2 Timothy 4:18
The Lord will rescue me from every evil attack and will bring me safely to his heavenly kingdom. To him be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
"I look for your deliverance, LORD.
You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.
As for me, I will be vindicated and will see your face; when I awake, I will be satisfied with seeing your likeness.
Consider the blameless, observe the upright; a future awaits those who seek peace.
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