Proverbs 12:21
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New Living Translation
No harm comes to the godly, but the wicked have their fill of trouble.

King James Bible
There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.

Darby Bible Translation
There shall no evil happen to a righteous man; but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.

World English Bible
No mischief shall happen to the righteous, but the wicked shall be filled with evil.

Young's Literal Translation
No iniquity is desired by the righteous, And the wicked have been full of evil.

Proverbs 12:21 Parallel
Proverbs 12:21 Parallel Commentaries
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
Matth. vi. 33.--"But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you." The perfection even of the most upright creature, speaks always some imperfection in comparison of God, who is most perfect. The heavens, the sun and moon, in respect of lower things here, how glorious do they appear, and without spot! But behold, they are not clean in God's sight! How far are the angels above us who dwell in clay! They appear to be a pure mass of light and
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Peter 3:13
Now, who will want to harm you if you are eager to do good?

Psalm 91:10
no evil will conquer you; no plague will come near your home.

Psalm 121:7
The LORD keeps you from all harm and watches over your life.

Proverbs 1:33
But all who listen to me will live in peace, untroubled by fear of harm."

Proverbs 12:20
Deceit fills hearts that are plotting evil; joy fills hearts that are planning peace!

Proverbs 14:14
Backsliders get what they deserve; good people receive their reward.

Proverbs 19:23
Fear of the LORD leads to life, bringing security and protection from harm.

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