Proverbs 12:21
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King James Version
There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.

Darby Bible Translation
There shall no evil happen to a righteous man; but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.

World English Bible
No mischief shall happen to the righteous, but the wicked shall be filled with evil.

Young's Literal Translation
No iniquity is desired by the righteous, And the wicked have been full of evil.

Proverbs 12:21 Parallel
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There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.Proverbs 12:21 Parallel Commentaries

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To Pastors and Teachers
To Pastors and Teachers If all who laboured for the conversion of others were to introduce them immediately into Prayer and the Interior Life, and make it their main design to gain and win over the heart, numberless as well as permanent conversions would certainly ensue. On the contrary, few and transient fruits must attend that labour which is confined to outward matters; such as burdening the disciple with a thousand precepts for external exercises, instead of leaving the soul to Christ by the
Madame Guyon—A Short and Easy Method of Prayer

Of Having Confidence in God when Evil Words are Cast at Us
"My Son, stand fast and believe in Me. For what are words but words? They fly through the air, but they bruise no stone. If thou are guilty, think how thou wouldst gladly amend thyself; if thou knowest nothing against thyself, consider that thou wilt gladly bear this for God's sake. It is little enough that thou sometimes hast to bear hard words, for thou art not yet able to bear hard blows. And wherefore do such trivial matters go to thine heart, except that thou art yet carnal, and regardest
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

The Ninth Commandment
Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.' Exod 20: 16. THE tongue which at first was made to be an organ of God's praise, is now become an instrument of unrighteousness. This commandment binds the tongue to its good behaviour. God has set two natural fences to keep in the tongue, the teeth and lips; and this commandment is a third fence set about it, that it should not break forth into evil. It has a prohibitory and a mandatory part: the first is set down in plain words, the other
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
1 Peter 3:13
And who is he that will harm you, if ye be followers of that which is good?

Psalm 91:10
There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.

Psalm 121:7
The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul.

Proverbs 1:33
But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil.

Proverbs 12:20
Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counsellers of peace is joy.

Proverbs 14:14
The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.

Proverbs 19:23
The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.

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