American Standard Version
He that is stedfast in righteousness'shall attain unto life; And he that pursueth evil doeth it to his own death.
King James Bible
As righteousness tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death.
Darby Bible Translation
As righteousness tendeth to life, so he that pursueth evil doeth it to his own death.
World English Bible
He who is truly righteous gets life. He who pursues evil gets death.
Young's Literal Translation
Rightly is righteousness for life, And whoso is pursuing evil -- for his own death.
Proverbs 11:19 Parallel
CommentaryProverbs 11:19 Parallel Commentaries
A sermon (No. 642) delivered on Sunday morning, July 30, 1865, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it."--Proverbs 11:26. If I dared, I should always preach upon the comfortable promises and gracious doctrines of God's Word. I find it most delightful and easy work to expatiate upon those themes of revelation which abound in sweetness, and are full of savor and preciousness …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
To Win Souls Requires Wisdom.
The Controversy Ended
Thoughts Upon Worldly-Riches. Sect. Ii.
For the wages of sin is death; but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Then the lust, when it hath conceived, beareth sin: and the sin, when it is fullgrown, bringeth forth death.
And these lay wait for their own blood; They lurk privily for their own lives.
The labor of the righteous tendeth to life; The increase of the wicked, to sin.
In the way of righteousness is life; And in the pathway thereof there is no death.
The fear of Jehovah tendeth to life; And he that hath it'shall abide satisfied; He shall not be visited with evil.
The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding Shall rest in the assembly of the dead.
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