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Trouble follows sinners everywhere, but righteous people will be rewarded with good things.
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Evil pursueth sinners: and to the just good shall be repaid.
Genesis 4:7 If thou do well, shalt thou not receive? but if ill, shall not sin forthwith be present at the door? but the lust thereof shall be under thee, and thou shalt have dominion over it.
Numbers 32:23 But if you do not what you say, no man can doubt but you sin against God: and know ye, that your sin shall overtake you.
Psalm 32:10 Many are the scourges of the sinner, but mercy shall encompass him that hopeth in the Lord.
Psalm 140:11 A man full of tongue shall not be established in the earth: evil shall catch the unjust man unto destruction.
Acts 28:4 And when the barbarians saw the beast hanging on his hand, they said one to another: Undoubtedly this man is a murderer, who, though he hath escaped the sea, yet vengeance doth not suffer him to live.
Proverbs 3:10,11 My son, reject not the correction of the Lord: and do not faint when thou art chastised by him: . . .
Romans 2:7-10 To them indeed who, according to patience in good work, seek glory and honour and incorruption, eternal life: . . .
ContextA Father's Discipline
…20He that walketh with the wise, shall be wise: a friend of fools shall become like to them. 21Evil pursueth sinners: and to the just good shall be repaid.22The good man leaveth heirs, sons, and grandsons: and the substance of the sinner is kept for the just.…
Many are the scourges of the sinner, but mercy shall encompass him that hopeth in the Lord.
Turn back the evils upon my enemies; and cut them off in thy truth.
He that loveth correction, loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof, is foolish.
Whosoever speaketh ill of any thing, bindeth himself for the time to come: but he that feareth the commandment, shall dwell in peace. Deceitful souls go astray in sins: the just are merciful, and shew mercy.
He that rendereth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.
Say to the just man that it is well, for he shall eat the fruit of his doings.
Evil shall come upon thee, and thou shalt not know the rising thereof: and calamity shall fall violently upon thee, which thou canst not keep off: misery shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou shalt not know.
Additional TranslationsDisaster pursues sinners, but prosperity is the reward of the righteous.Evil pursues sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repaid.
Evil pursueth sinners; But the righteous shall be recompensed with good.
Evil shall pursue sinners; but good shall overtake the righteous.
Evil pursueth sinners; but to the righteous good shall be repaid.
Evil pursueth sinners: but the righteous shall be recompensed with good.
Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repaid.
Misfortune pursues sinners, but prosperity rewards the righteous.
Evil pursueth sinners, And good recompenseth the righteous.
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