Proverbs 17:13
Good News Translation
If you repay good with evil, you will never get evil out of your house.

Contemporary English Version
You will always have trouble if you are mean to those who are good to you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that rendereth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

New American Bible
If you return evil for good, evil will not depart from your house.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He that rendereth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

1 Samuel 24:17 And he said to David: Thou art more just than I: for thou hast done good to me, and I have rewarded thee with evil.

1 Samuel 31:2,3 And the Philistines fell upon Saul, and upon his sons, and they slew Jonathan, and Abinadab, and Melchisua, the sons of Saul. . . .

2 Samuel 21:1 And there was a famine in the days of David for three years successively: and David consulted the oracle of the Lord. And the Lord said: It is for Saul, and his bloody house, because he slow the Gabaonites.

Psalm 35:12 They repaid me evil for good: to the depriving me of my soul.

Psalm 38:20 They that render evil for good, have detracted me, because I followed goodness.

Psalm 55:12-15 For if my enemy had reviled me, I would verily have borne with it. And if he that hated me had spoken great things against me, I would perhaps have hidden my self from him. . . .

Psalm 109:4-13 Instead of making me a return of love, they detracted me: but I gave myself to prayer. . . .

Jeremiah 18:20,21 Shall evil be rendered for good, because they have digged a pit for my soul? Remember that I have stood in thy sight, to speak good for them, and to turn away thy indignation from them. . . .

Matthew 27:5,25 And casting down the pieces of silver in the temple, he departed and went and hanged himself with an halter. . . .

Romans 12:17 To no man rendering evil for evil. Providing good things, not only in the sight of God but also in the sight of all men.

1 Thessalonians 5:15 See that none render evil for evil to any man: but ever follow that which is good towards each other and towards all men.

1 Peter 3:9 Not rendering evil for evil, nor railing for railing, but contrariwise, blessing: for unto this are you called, that you may inherit a blessing.

Context
Better a Dry Morsel in Quietness
12It is better to meet a bear robbed of her whelps, than a fool trusting in his own folly. 13He that rendereth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.14The beginning of quarrels is as when one letteth out water: and before he suffereth reproach, he forsaketh judgment.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 19:4
And Jonathan spoke good things of David to Saul, his father: and said to him: Sin not, O king, against thy servant, David, because he hath not sinned against thee, and his works are very good towards thee.

1 Samuel 25:21
And David said: Truly in vain have I kept all that belonged to this fellow in the wilderness, and nothing was lost of all that pertained unto him: and he hath returned me evil for good.

2 Samuel 12:10
Therefore the sword shall never depart from thy house, because thou hast despised me, and hast taken the wife of Urias the Hethite to be thy wife.

1 Kings 21:22
And I will make thy house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nabat, and like the house of Baasa the son of Ahias: for what thou hast done to provoke me to anger, and for making Israel to sin.

Psalm 35:12
They repaid me evil for good: to the depriving me of my soul.

Psalm 109:5
And they repaid me evil for good: and hatred for my love.

Proverbs 13:21
Evil pursueth sinners: and to the just good shall be repaid.

Jeremiah 18:20
Shall evil be rendered for good, because they have digged a pit for my soul? Remember that I have stood in thy sight, to speak good for them, and to turn away thy indignation from them.

Additional Translations
If anyone returns evil for good, evil will never leave his house.Whoever rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

Whoso rewardeth evil for good, Evil shall not depart from his house.

Whoso rewards evil for good, evil shall not be removed from his house.

Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

Whoever rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

Whoever rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

Whoso is returning evil for good, Evil moveth not from his house.
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