Proverbs 13:6
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New International Version
Righteousness guards the person of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

New Living Translation
Godliness guards the path of the blameless, but the evil are misled by sin.

English Standard Version
Righteousness guards him whose way is blameless, but sin overthrows the wicked.

New American Standard Bible
Righteousness guards the one whose way is blameless, But wickedness subverts the sinner.

King James Bible
Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Righteousness guards people of integrity, but wickedness undermines the sinner.

International Standard Version
Righteousness protects the blameless, but wickedness brings down the sinner.

NET Bible
Righteousness guards the one who lives with integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Righteousness will keep him who is perfect in his way, and the sinner's sin will destroy him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Righteousness protects the honest way of life, but wickedness ruins a sacrifice for sin.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Righteousness guardeth him that is upright in the way; But wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

New American Standard 1977
Righteousness guards the one whose way is blameless,
            But wickedness subverts the sinner.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Righteousness keeps the one of the perfect way: but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

King James 2000 Bible
Righteousness keeps him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

American King James Version
Righteousness keeps him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

American Standard Version
Righteousness guardeth him that is upright in the way; But wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Justice keepeth the way of the innocent: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

Darby Bible Translation
Righteousness preserveth him that is perfect in the way; but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

English Revised Version
Righteousness guardeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

Webster's Bible Translation
Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

World English Bible
Righteousness guards the way of integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

Young's Literal Translation
Righteousness keepeth him who is perfect in the way, And wickedness overthroweth a sin offering.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
13:6. An honest desire to do right, preserves a man from fatal mistakes, better than a thousand fine-drawn distinctions. 7. Some who are really poor, trade and spend as if they were rich: this is sin, and will be shame, and it will end accordingly. Some that are really rich, would be thought to be poor: in this there is want of gratitude to God, want of justice and charity to others. There are many hypocrites, empty of grace, who will not be convinced of their poverty. There are many fearing Christians, who are spiritually rich, yet think themselves poor; by their doubts, and complaints, and griefs, they make themselves poor. 8. Great riches often tempt to violence against those that possess them; but the poor are free from such perils. 9. The light of the righteous is as that of the sun, which may be eclipsed and clouded, but will continue: the Spirit is their Light, he gives a fulness of joy: that of the wicked is as a lamp of their own kindling, easily put out. 10. All contentions, whether between private persons, families, churches, or nations, are begun and carried forward by pride. Disputes would be easily prevented or ended, if it were not for pride. 11. Wealth gotten by dishonesty or vice, has a secret curse, which will speedily waste it. 12. The delay of what is anxiously hoped for, is very painful to the mind; obtaining it is very pleasant. But spiritual blessings are chiefly intended.
Study Bible
A Wise Son Heeds his Father's Instruction
5A righteous man hates falsehood, But a wicked man acts disgustingly and shamefully. 6Righteousness guards the one whose way is blameless, But wickedness subverts the sinner. 7There is one who pretends to be rich, but has nothing; Another pretends to be poor, but has great wealth.…
Cross References
Psalm 119:1
Aleph. How blessed are those whose way is blameless, Who walk in the law of the LORD.

Proverbs 10:29
The way of the LORD is a stronghold to the upright, But ruin to the workers of iniquity.

Proverbs 11:3
The integrity of the upright will guide them, But the crookedness of the treacherous will destroy them.

Proverbs 11:20
The perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD, But the blameless in their walk are His delight.
Treasury of Scripture

Righteousness keeps him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

righteousness

Proverbs 11:3,5,6 The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness …

Psalm 15:2 He that walks uprightly, and works righteousness, and speaks the …

Psalm 25:21 Let integrity and uprightness preserve me; for I wait on you.

Psalm 26:1 Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in my integrity: I have trusted …

wickedness

Proverbs 5:22 His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be …

Proverbs 21:12 The righteous man wisely considers the house of the wicked: but God …

2 Chronicles 28:23 For he sacrificed to the gods of Damascus, which smote him: and he …

Psalm 140:11 Let not an evil speaker be established in the earth: evil shall hunt …

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