Proverbs 28:13
Modern Translations
New International Version
Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.

New Living Translation
People who conceal their sins will not prosper, but if they confess and turn from them, they will receive mercy.

English Standard Version
Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.

Berean Study Bible
He who conceals his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them will find mercy.

New American Standard Bible
One who conceals his wrongdoings will not prosper, But one who confesses and abandons them will find compassion.

NASB 1995
He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.

NASB 1977
He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.

Amplified Bible
He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But whoever confesses and turns away from his sins will find compassion and mercy.

Christian Standard Bible
The one who conceals his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them will find mercy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The one who conceals his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them will find mercy.

Contemporary English Version
If you don't confess your sins, you will be a failure. But God will be merciful if you confess your sins and give them up.

Good News Translation
You will never succeed in life if you try to hide your sins. Confess them and give them up; then God will show mercy to you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Whoever covers over his sins does not prosper. Whoever confesses and abandons them receives compassion.

International Standard Version
Whoever hides his transgressions will not succeed, but whoever confesses and forsakes them will find mercy.

NET Bible
The one who covers his transgressions will not prosper, but whoever confesses them and forsakes them will find mercy.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.

New King James Version
He who covers his sins will not prosper, But whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy.

King James 2000 Bible
He that covers his sins shall not prosper: but whosoever confesses and forsakes them shall have mercy.

New Heart English Bible
He who conceals his sins doesn't prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy.

World English Bible
He who conceals his sins doesn't prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy.

American King James Version
He that covers his sins shall not prosper: but whoever confesses and forsakes them shall have mercy.

American Standard Version
He that covereth his transgressions shall not prosper: But whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall obtain mercy.

A Faithful Version
He who covers his sins shall not prosper, but whoever confesses and forsakes them shall have mercy.

Darby Bible Translation
He that covereth his transgressions shall not prosper; but whoso confesseth and forsaketh [them] shall obtain mercy.

English Revised Version
He that covereth his transgressions shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall obtain mercy.

Webster's Bible Translation
He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but he who confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
He that hideth his sinnes, shall not prosper: but he that confesseth, and forsaketh them, shall haue mercy.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
He that hydeth his sinnes, shall not prosper: but whoso knowledgeth them and forsaketh them, shall haue mercy.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
He that hydeth his synnes, shall not prospere: but who so knowlegeth them and forsaketh them, shall haue mercy.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Whoever is covering his transgressions does not prosper, "" And he who is confessing and forsaking has mercy.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is covering his transgressions prospereth not, And he who is confessing and forsaking hath mercy.

Smith's Literal Translation
He covering his transgression shall not prosper: but he confessing and forsaking, shall be compassionated.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
He that hideth his sins, shall not prosper: but he that shall confess, and forsake them, shall obtain mercy.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Whoever hides his crimes will not be guided. But whoever will have confessed and abandoned them shall overtake mercy.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
A son of man that will hide his evil will not succeed, and God will be moved with compassion upon him that confesses to his sins and passes from them.

Lamsa Bible
He who hides his transgression shall not prosper; but he who confesses his sins and forsakes them, God will have mercy upon him.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
He that covereth his transgressions shall not prosper; But whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall obtain mercy.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He that covers his own ungodliness shall not prosper: but he that blames himself shall be loved.








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