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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LibraryThe 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, …
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Lii. Trust in God.
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
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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.
All memory about him will vanish from the earth, and his reputation will not be known on the street corner.
The womb forgets them. Worms feast on them. No one remembers them anymore, and wickedness is snapped like a twig.
You condemned nations. You destroyed wicked people. You wiped out their names forever and ever.
The enemy is finished-in ruins forever. You have uprooted their cities. Even the memory of them has faded.
The LORD confronts those who do evil in order to wipe out all memory of them from the earth.
Let his descendants be cut off and their family name be wiped out by the next generation.
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