King James Version
For there shall be no reward to the evil man; the candle of the wicked shall be put out.
Darby Bible Translation
for there shall be no future to the evil man; the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
World English Bible
for there will be no reward to the evil man; and the lamp of the wicked shall be snuffed out.
Young's Literal Translation
For there is not a posterity to the evil, The lamp of the wicked is extinguished.
Proverbs 24:20 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
candle: or, lamp
For there shall be no reward to the evil man; the candle of the wicked shall be put out.Proverbs 24:20 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Sluggard's Farm
A sermon (No. 2027) intended for reading on Lord's Day, June 3rd 1888, delivered by C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down. Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction."--Proverbs 24:30-32. No doubt Solomon was sometimes glad …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Epistle xxxvi. To Maximus, Bishop of Salona .
The Portrait of a Drunkyard
Meditations on the Hindrances which Keep Back a Sinner from the Practice of Piety.
Scriptures Showing the Sin and Danger of Joining with Wicked and Ungodly Men.
A Treatise on Good Works
Let not him that is deceived trust in vanity: for vanity shall be his recompence.
Yea, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and the spark of his fire shall not shine.
The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and his candle shall be put out with him.
How oft is the candle of the wicked put out! and how oft cometh their destruction upon them! God distributeth sorrows in his anger.
The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
He that hath a froward heart findeth no good: and he that hath a perverse tongue falleth into mischief.
Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.
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