|New Living Translation (© 2007)|
The godly can look forward to a reward, while the wicked can expect only judgment.
King James Bible
The desire of the righteous is only good: but the expectation of the wicked is wrath.
American Standard Version
The desire of the righteous is only good; But the expectation of the wicked is wrath.
Young's Literal Translation
The desire of the righteous is only good, The hope of the wicked is transgression.
Proverbs 11:23 Additional TranslationsWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:23 The desire - The desires and expectations of the righteous shall end in their happiness, but the desires and expectations of the wicked men shall be disappointed, and end in the wrath of God.
Proverbs 11:23 Parallel CommentariesDesire Ends Evil-Doer Expectation Good Hope Righteous Transgression Upright Waiting Wicked WrathDesire Ends Evil-Doer Expectation Good Hope Righteous Transgression Upright Waiting Wicked WrathThe Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright ©1996, 2004, 2007. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188.
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Romans 2:8 But he will pour out his anger and wrath on those who live for themselves, who refuse to obey the truth and instead live lives of wickedness.
Romans 2:9 There will be trouble and calamity for everyone who keeps on doing what is evil--for the Jew first and also for the Gentile.
Proverbs 10:28 The hopes of the godly result in happiness, but the expectations of the wicked come to nothing.
Proverbs 11:24 Give freely and become more wealthy; be stingy and lose everything.