Proverbs 10:7
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GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
The name of a righteous person remains blessed, but the names of wicked people will rot away.

King James Bible
The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot.

Darby Bible Translation
The memory of the righteous man shall be blessed; but the name of the wicked shall rot.

World English Bible
The memory of the righteous is blessed, but the name of the wicked will rot.

Young's Literal Translation
The remembrance of the righteous is for a blessing, And the name of the wicked doth rot.

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Proverbs 10:7 Parallel Commentaries
The Folly of Slander. Part 2.
"He that uttereth slander is a fool."--Prov. x. 18. I have formerly in this place, discoursing upon this text, explained the nature of the sin here condemned, with its several kinds and ways of practising. II. I shall now proceed to declare the folly of it; and to make good by divers reasons the assertion of the wise man, that "He who uttereth slander is a fool." 1. Slandering is foolish, as sinful and wicked. All sin is foolish upon many accounts; as proceeding from ignorance, error, inconsiderateness,
Isaac Barrow—Sermons on Evil-Speaking, by Isaac Barrow

Lii. Trust in God.
15th Sunday after Trinity. S. Matt. vi. 31. "Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness." INTRODUCTION.--We read in ancient Roman history that a general named Aemilius Paulus was appointed to the Roman army in a time of war and great apprehension. He found in the army a sad condition of affairs, there were more officers than fighting men, and all these officers wanted to have their advice taken, and the war conducted in accordance with their several opinions. Then Aemilius Paulus
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent

"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

Pride of Prosperity
While Solomon exalted the law of heaven, God was with him, and wisdom was given him to rule over Israel with impartiality and mercy. At first, as wealth and worldly honor came to him, he remained humble, and great was the extent of his influence. "Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river [Euphrates] unto the land of the Philistines, and unto the border of Egypt." "He . . . had peace on all sides round about him. And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his fig
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
2 Chronicles 32:33
Hezekiah lay down in death with his ancestors. He was buried in the upper tombs of David's descendants. When Hezekiah died, all of Judah and the people in Jerusalem honored him. His son Manasseh succeeded him as king.

Job 18:17
All memory about him will vanish from the earth, and his reputation will not be known on the street corner.

Job 24:20
The womb forgets them. Worms feast on them. No one remembers them anymore, and wickedness is snapped like a twig.

Psalm 9:5
You condemned nations. You destroyed wicked people. You wiped out their names forever and ever.

Psalm 9:6
The enemy is finished-in ruins forever. You have uprooted their cities. Even the memory of them has faded.

Psalm 34:16
The LORD confronts those who do evil in order to wipe out all memory of them from the earth.

Psalm 109:13
Let his descendants be cut off and their family name be wiped out by the next generation.

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