New Living Translation
The godly can look forward to a reward, while the wicked can expect only judgment.
King James Bible
The desire of the righteous is only good: but the expectation of the wicked is wrath.
Darby Bible Translation
The desire of the righteous is only good; the expectation of the wicked is wrath.
World English Bible
The desire of the righteous is only good. The expectation of the wicked is wrath.
Young's Literal Translation
The desire of the righteous is only good, The hope of the wicked is transgression.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:23 The desire - The desires and expectations of the righteous shall end in their happiness, but the desires and expectations of the wicked men shall be disappointed, and end in the wrath of God.
LibraryA Wise Minister Will be Successful.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. I PREACHED last Friday evening from the same text, on the method of dealing with sinners by private Christians. My object at this time is to take up the more public means of grace, with particular reference to the DUTIES OF MINISTERS. As I observed in my last lecture, wisdom is the choice and pursuit of the best end by the most appropriate means. The great end for which the Christian Ministry was appointed, is to glorify God in the salvation …
Charles Grandison Finney—Lectures on Revivals of Religion
How to Preach the Gospel.
The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
How those are to be Admonished who Decline the Office of Preaching Out of Too Great Humility, and those who Seize on it with Precipitate Haste.
But he will pour out his anger and wrath on those who live for themselves, who refuse to obey the truth and instead live lives of wickedness.
There will be trouble and calamity for everyone who keeps on doing what is evil--for the Jew first and also for the Gentile.
The hopes of the godly result in happiness, but the expectations of the wicked come to nothing.
Give freely and become more wealthy; be stingy and lose everything.
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