New Living Translation
For evil people have no future; the light of the wicked will be snuffed out.
King James Bible
For there shall be no reward to the evil man; the candle of the wicked shall be put out.
Darby Bible Translation
for there shall be no future to the evil man; the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
World English Bible
for there will be no reward to the evil man; and the lamp of the wicked shall be snuffed out.
Young's Literal Translation
For there is not a posterity to the evil, The lamp of the wicked is extinguished.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:20 No reward - All his happiness shall quickly and eternally perish. The candle - All their comfort and glory shall cease.
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The next part of our sanctification is in reference to our daily failings and transgressions, committed partly through the violence of temptations, as we see in David and Peter, and other eminent men of God; partly through daily infirmities, because of our weakness and imperfections; for, "in many things we offend all," James iii. 2; and, "if we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us," 1 John i. 8; "a righteous man falleth seven times," Prov. xxiv. 16; "there is not …
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Let them no longer fool themselves by trusting in empty riches, for emptiness will be their only reward.
"Surely the light of the wicked will be snuffed out. The sparks of their fire will not glow.
The light in their tent will grow dark. The lamp hanging above them will be quenched.
"Yet the light of the wicked never seems to be extinguished. Do they ever have trouble? Does God distribute sorrows to them in anger?
The life of the godly is full of light and joy, but the light of the wicked will be snuffed out.
The crooked heart will not prosper; the lying tongue tumbles into trouble.
If you insult your father or mother, your light will be snuffed out in total darkness.
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