Proverbs 24:25
New International Version
But it will go well with those who convict the guilty, and rich blessing will come on them.

New Living Translation
But it will go well for those who convict the guilty; rich blessings will be showered on them.

English Standard Version
but those who rebuke the wicked will have delight, and a good blessing will come upon them.

Berean Study Bible
but it will go well with those who convict the guilty, and rich blessing will come upon them.

New American Standard Bible
But to those who rebuke the wicked will be delight, And a good blessing will come upon them.

New King James Version
But those who rebuke the wicked will have delight, And a good blessing will come upon them.

King James Bible
But to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come upon them.

Christian Standard Bible
but it will go well with those who convict the guilty, and a generous blessing will come to them.

Contemporary English Version
But if you punish the guilty, things will go well for you, and you will prosper.

Good News Translation
Judges who punish the guilty, however, will be prosperous and enjoy a good reputation.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
but it will go well with those who convict the guilty, and a generous blessing will come to them.

International Standard Version
But as for people who rebuke the wicked; a good blessing will fall upon them.

NET Bible
But there will be delight for those who convict the guilty, and a pleasing blessing will come on them.

New Heart English Bible
but it will go well with those who convict the guilty, and a rich blessing will come on them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the reprovers will be delighted, and a good blessing will come upon them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But people will be pleased with those who convict a guilty person, and a great blessing will come to them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But to them that decide justly shall be delight, And a good blessing shall come upon them.

New American Standard 1977
But to those who rebuke the wicked will be delight, And a good blessing will come upon them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But unto those that rebuke him shall be delight, and a blessing of good shall come upon them.

King James 2000 Bible
But to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come upon them.

American King James Version
But to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come on them.

American Standard Version
But to them that rebuke him'shall be delight, And a good blessing shall come upon them.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But they that reprove him shall appear more excellent, and blessing shall come upon them;

Douay-Rheims Bible
They that rebuke him, shall be praised: and a blessing shall come upon them.

Darby Bible Translation
but to them that rebuke [him] shall be delight, and a good blessing cometh upon them.

English Revised Version
But to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come upon them.

Webster's Bible Translation
But to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come upon them.

World English Bible
but it will go well with those who convict the guilty, and a rich blessing will come on them.

Young's Literal Translation
And to those reproving it is pleasant, And on them cometh a good blessing.
Study Bible
Further Sayings of the Wise
24Whoever tells the guilty, “You are innocent”—peoples will curse him, and nations will denounce him; 25but it will go well with those who convict the guilty, and rich blessing will come upon them. 26An honest answer given is like a kiss on the lips.…
Cross References
Proverbs 24:26
An honest answer given is like a kiss on the lips.

Proverbs 28:23
He who rebukes a man will later find more favor than one who flatters with his tongue.

Treasury of Scripture

But to them that rebuke him shall be delight, and a good blessing shall come on them.

them

Leviticus 19:17
Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him.

1 Samuel 3:13
For I have told him that I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not.

1 Kings 21:19,20
And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus saith the LORD, Hast thou killed, and also taken possession? And thou shalt speak unto him, saying, Thus saith the LORD, In the place where dogs licked the blood of Naboth shall dogs lick thy blood, even thine…

a good blessing

Proverbs 28:23
He that rebuketh a man afterwards shall find more favour than he that flattereth with the tongue.







Lexicon
but it will go well
יִנְעָ֑ם (yin·‘ām)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5276: To be pleasant, delightful, or lovely

with those who convict the guilty,
וְלַמּוֹכִיחִ֥ים (wə·lam·mō·w·ḵî·ḥîm)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l, Article | Verb - Hifil - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3198: To be right, reciprocal, to argue, to decide, justify, convict

and rich
טֽוֹב׃ (ṭō·wḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

blessing
בִרְכַּת־ (ḇir·kaṯ-)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1293: Benediction, prosperity

will come
תָּב֥וֹא (tā·ḇō·w)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

upon them.
וַֽ֝עֲלֵיהֶ֗ם (wa·‘ă·lê·hem)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against
Verse 25. - But to them that rebuke him shall be delight (see on Proverbs 2:10). They who punish the wicked, with them it is well; they are approved by God and applauded by the people. Vulgate, Qui aruunt cum laudabuntur, "They who convict him shall be praised." And a good blessing shall come upon them; literally, a blessing of good - one that has in it all good things, the happy contrast to the curses which meet the unjust judge. Septuagint, "But they that convict them (the guilty) shall appear more excellent, and upon them shall come blessing." 24:17,18. The pleasure we are apt to take in the troubles of an enemy is forbidden. 19,20. Envy not the wicked their prosperity; be sure there is no true happiness in it. 21,22. The godly in the land, will be quiet in the land. There may be cause to change for the better, but have nothing to do with them that are given change. 23-26. The wisdom God giveth, renders a man fit for his station. Every one who finds the benefit of the right answer, will be attached to him that gave it. 27. We must prefer necessaries before conveniences, and not go in debt.
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