Proverbs 4:16
Modern Translations
New International Version
For they cannot rest until they do evil; they are robbed of sleep till they make someone stumble.

New Living Translation
For evil people can’t sleep until they’ve done their evil deed for the day. They can’t rest until they’ve caused someone to stumble.

English Standard Version
For they cannot sleep unless they have done wrong; they are robbed of sleep unless they have made someone stumble.

Berean Study Bible
For they cannot sleep unless they do evil; they are deprived of slumber until they make someone fall.

New American Standard Bible
For they cannot sleep unless they do evil; And they are robbed of sleep unless they make someone stumble.

NASB 1995
For they cannot sleep unless they do evil; And they are robbed of sleep unless they make someone stumble.

NASB 1977
For they cannot sleep unless they do evil; And they are robbed of sleep unless they make someone stumble.

Amplified Bible
For the wicked cannot sleep unless they do evil; And they are deprived of sleep unless they make someone stumble and fall.

Christian Standard Bible
For they can’t sleep unless they have done what is evil; they are robbed of sleep unless they make someone stumble.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For they can't sleep unless they have done what is evil; they are robbed of sleep unless they make someone stumble.

Contemporary English Version
They can't sleep or rest until they do wrong or harm some innocent victim.

Good News Translation
Wicked people cannot sleep unless they have done something wrong. They lie awake unless they have hurt someone.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Wicked people cannot sleep unless they do wrong, and they are robbed of their sleep unless they make someone stumble.

International Standard Version
For they cannot sleep unless they are doing evil, and they are robbed of their sleep unless they cause someone to stumble.

NET Bible
For they cannot sleep unless they cause harm; they are robbed of sleep until they make someone stumble.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.

New King James Version
For they do not sleep unless they have done evil; And their sleep is taken away unless they make someone fall.

King James 2000 Bible
For they sleep not, unless they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause someone to fall.

New Heart English Bible
For they do not sleep, unless they do evil. Their sleep is taken away, unless they make someone fall.

World English Bible
For they don't sleep, unless they do evil. Their sleep is taken away, unless they make someone fall.

American King James Version
For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.

American Standard Version
For they sleep not, except they do evil; And their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.

A Faithful Version
For they do not sleep except when they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away unless they cause some to fall,

Darby Bible Translation
For they sleep not except they have done mischief, and their sleep is taken away unless they have caused [some] to fall.

English Revised Version
For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.

Webster's Bible Translation
For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For they can not sleepe, except they haue done euill, and their sleepe departeth except they cause some to fall.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For they sleepe not except they haue done mischiefe: and sleepe is taken from them, vntyll they haue done harme.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
For they can not slepe, excepte they haue first done some myschefe: nether take they eny rest, excepte they haue first done some harme.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
For they do not sleep if they do no evil, "" And their sleep has been taken away violently, "" If they do not cause [some] to stumble.

Young's Literal Translation
For they sleep not if they do not evil, And their sleep hath been taken violently away, If they cause not some to stumble.

Smith's Literal Translation
For they slept not, if they shall not do evil; and their sleep was taken away, if they shall not cause to falter.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For they sleep not except they have done evil: and their sleep is taken away unless they have made some to fall.

Catholic Public Domain Version
For they do not sleep, unless they have done evil. And their sleep is quickly taken away from them, unless they have overthrown.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
They do not sleep until they do evil and their sleep flees away until they do their desires.

Lamsa Bible
For they do not sleep until they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away until their evil devices are carried out.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
For they sleep not, except they have done evil; And their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For they cannot sleep, unless they have done evil: their sleep is taken away, and they rest not.








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