Proverbs 11:21 {22}
Good News Translation
You can be sure that evil people will be punished, but the righteous will escape.

Contemporary English Version
You can be sure of this: All crooks will be punished, but God's people won't.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A golden ring in a swine's snout, a woman fair and foolish.

New American Bible
Be assured, the wicked shall not go unpunished, but the offspring of the just shall escape.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

A golden ring in a swine's snout, a woman fair and foolish.

hand

Proverbs 16:5 Every proud man is an abomination to the Lord: though hand should be joined to hand, he is not innocent. The beginning of a good way is to do justice: and this is more acceptable with God, than to offer sacrifices.

Exodus 23:2 Thou shalt not follow the multitude to do evil: neither shalt thou yield in judgment, to the opinion of the most part, to stray from the truth.

the seed

Proverbs 13:22 The good man leaveth heirs, sons, and grandsons: and the substance of the sinner is kept for the just.

Genesis 17:7,8 And I will establish my covenant between me and thee, and between thy seed after thee in their generations, by a perpetual covenant: to be a God to thee, and to thy seed after thee. . . .

Psalm 37:26 He sheweth mercy, and lendeth all the day long; and his seed shall be in blessing.

Psalm 112:1,2 Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord: he shall delight exceedingly in his commandments. . . .

Isaiah 27:4 There is no indignation in me: who shall make me a thorn and a brier in battle: shall I march against it, shall, I set it on fire together?

Jeremiah 32:39 And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me all days: and that it may be well with them, and with their children after them.

Acts 2:39 For the promise is to you and to your children and to all that are far off, whomsoever the Lord our God shall call.

Context
Dishonest Scales
20Hand in hand the evil man shall not be innocent: but the seed of the just shall be saved. 21A golden ring in a swine's snout, a woman fair and foolish.22The desire of the just is all good, the expectation of the wicked is indignation.…
Cross References
Proverbs 11:20
Hand in hand the evil man shall not be innocent: but the seed of the just shall be saved.

Proverbs 11:22
The desire of the just is all good, the expectation of the wicked is indignation.

Jeremiah 44:15
Then all the men that knew that their wives sacrificed to other gods: and all the women of whom there stood by a great multitude, and all the people of them that dwelt in the land of Egypt in Phatures, answered Jeremiah, saying:

Additional Translations
Be assured that the wicked will not go unpunished, but the offspring of the righteous will escape.Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

Though hand join in hand, the evil man shall not be unpunished; But the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

He that unjustly strikes hands shall not be unpunished: but he that sows righteousness he shall receive a faithful reward.

Hand for hand! an evil [man] shall not be held innocent; but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

Though hand join in hand, the evil man shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

Most certainly, the evil man will not be unpunished, but the seed of the righteous will be delivered.

Hand to hand, the wicked is not acquitted, And the seed of the righteous hath escaped.
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