Proverbs 21:7
Good News Translation
The wicked are doomed by their own violence; they refuse to do what is right.

Contemporary English Version
You destroy yourself by being cruel and violent and refusing to live right.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The robberies of the wicked shall be their downfall, because they would not do judgment.

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The robberies of the wicked shall be their downfall, because they would not do judgment.

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Proverbs 1:18,19 So the ways of every covetous man destroy the souls of the possessors. . . .

Proverbs 10:6 The memory of the just is with praises: and the name of the wicked shall rot.

Proverbs 22:22,23 Do no violence to the poor, because he is poor: and do not oppress the needy in the gate: . . .

Psalm 7:16 His sorrow shall be turned on his own head: and his iniquity shall come down upon his crown.

Psalm 9:16 The Lord shall be known when he executeth judgments: the sinner hath been caught in the works of his own hands.

Isaiah 1:23,24 Thy princes are faithless, companions of thieves: they all love bribes, they run after rewards. They judge not for the fatherless: and the widow's cause cometh not in to them. . . .

Jeremiah 7:9-11,15 To steal, to murder, to commit adultery, to swear falsely, to offer to Baalim, and to go after strange gods, which you know not. . . .

Ezekiel 22:13,14 Behold, I have clapped my hands at thy covetousness, which thou hast exercised: and at the blood that hath been shed in the midst of thee. . . .

Micah 3:9-12 But yet I am filled with the strength of the spirit of the Lord, with judgment and power: to declare unto Jacob his wickedness and to Israel his sin. . . .

destroy them

Zechariah 5:3,4 And he said to me: This is the curse that goeth forth over the face of the earth: for every thief shall be judged as is there written: and every one that sweareth in like manner shall be judged by it. . . .

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Proverbs 21:21 He that followeth justice and mercy, shall find life, justice, and glory.

Ezekiel 18:18 As for his father, because he oppressed and offered violence to his brother, and wrought evil in the midst of his people, behold he is dead in his own iniquity.

Ephesians 5:6 Let no man deceive you with vain words. For because of these things cometh the anger of God upon the children of unbelief.

Context
The King's Heart
6He that gathereth treasures by a lying tongue, is vain and foolish, and shall stumble upon the snares of death. 7The robberies of the wicked shall be their downfall, because they would not do judgment.8The perverse way of a man is strange: but as for him that is pure, his work is right.…
Cross References
Amos 5:7
You that turn judgment into wormwood, and forsake justice in the land,

Micah 3:9
But yet I am filled with the strength of the spirit of the Lord, with judgment and power: to declare unto Jacob his wickedness and to Israel his sin.

Additional Translations
The violence of the wicked will sweep them away because they refuse to do what is just.The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.

The violence of the wicked shall sweep them away, Because they refuse to do justice.

Destruction shall lodge with the ungodly; for they refuse to do justly.

The devastation of the wicked sweepeth them away, because they refuse to do what is right.

The violence of the wicked shall sweep them away; because they refuse to do judgment.

The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.

The violence of the wicked will drive them away, because they refuse to do what is right.

The spoil of the wicked catcheth them, Because they have refused to do judgment.
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