Proverbs 21:18
Good News Translation
The wicked bring on themselves the suffering they try to cause good people.

Contemporary English Version
God's people will escape, but all who are wicked will pay the price.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The wicked is delivered up for the just: and the unjust for the righteous.

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The wicked is delivered up for the just: and the unjust for the righteous.

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Proverbs 11:8 The dissembler with his mouth deceiveth his friend: but the just shall be delivered by knowledge.

Isaiah 43:3,4 For I am the Lord thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour: I have given Egypt for thy atonement, Ethiopia and Saba for thee. . . .

Isaiah 53:4,5 Surely he hath borne our infirmities and carried our sorrows: and we have thought him as it were a leper, and as one struck by God and afflicted. . . .

Isaiah 55:8,9 For my thoughts are not your thoughts: nor your ways my ways, saith the Lord. . . .

1 Peter 3:18 Because Christ also died once for our sins, the just for the unjust: that he might offer us to God, being put to death indeed in the flesh, but enlivened in the spirit,

Context
The King's Heart
17He that loveth good cheer, shall be in want: he that loveth wine, and fat things, shall not be rich. 18The wicked is delivered up for the just: and the unjust for the righteous.19It is better to dwell in a wilderness, than with a quarrelsome and passionate woman.…
Cross References
Proverbs 11:8
The dissembler with his mouth deceiveth his friend: but the just shall be delivered by knowledge.

Isaiah 43:3
For I am the Lord thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour: I have given Egypt for thy atonement, Ethiopia and Saba for thee.

Additional Translations
The wicked shall become a ransom for the righteous, and the faithless for the upright.The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright.

The wicked is a ransom for the righteous; And the treacherous cometh in the stead of the upright.

and a transgressor is the abomination of a righteous man.

The wicked is a ransom for the righteous, and a treacherous [man] in the stead of the upright.

The wicked is a ransom for the righteous; and the treacherous cometh in the stead of the upright.

The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright.

The wicked is a ransom for the righteous; the treacherous for the upright.

The wicked is an atonement for the righteous, And for the upright the treacherous dealer.
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