Proverbs 13:6
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Righteousnessצְ֭דָקָה
(tze·da·kah)
6666: righteousnessfrom the same as tsedeq
guardsתִּצֹּ֣ר
(ti·tzor)
5341: to watch, guard, keepa prim. root
the one whose wayדָּ֑רֶךְ
(da·rech;)
1870: way, road, distance, journey, mannerfrom darak
is blameless,תָּם־
(tam-)
8537: completeness, integrity, also part of the high priest's breastplatefrom tamam
But wickednessוְ֝רִשְׁעָ֗ה
(ve·rish·'ah)
7564: wickednessfrom the same as rasha
subvertsתְּסַלֵּ֥ף
(te·sal·lef)
5557: to twist, pervert, overturna prim. root
the sinner.חַטָּֽאת׃
(chat·tat.)
2403b: sin, sin offeringfrom chata







KJV Lexicon
Righteousness
tsdaqah  (tsed-aw-kaw')
rightness (abstractly), subjectively (rectitude), objectively (justice), morally (virtue) or figuratively (prosperity) -- justice, moderately, right(-eous) (act, -ly, -ness).
keepeth
natsar  (naw-tsar')
to guard, in a good sense (to protect, maintain, obey, etc.) or a bad one (to conceal, etc.)
him that is upright
tom  (tome)
completeness; figuratively, prosperity; usually (morally) innocence -- full, integrity, perfect(-ion), simplicity, upright(-ly, -ness), at a venture. See 8550.
in the way
derek  (deh'-rek)
a road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb
but wickedness
rish`ah  (rish-aw')
wrong (especially moral) -- fault, wickedly(-ness).
overthroweth
calaph  (saw-laf')
to wrench, i.e. (figuratively) to subvert -- overthrow, pervert.
the sinner
chatta'ah  (khat-taw-aw')
an offence (sometimes habitual sinfulness), and its penalty, occasion, sacrifice, or expiation; also (concretely) an offender
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Righteousness guards the one whose way is blameless, But wickedness subverts the sinner.

King James Bible
Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Righteousness guards people of integrity, but wickedness undermines the sinner.

International Standard Version
Righteousness protects the blameless, but wickedness brings down the sinner.

NET Bible
Righteousness guards the one who lives with integrity, but wickedness overthrows the sinner.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Righteousness will keep him who is perfect in his way, and the sinner's sin will destroy him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Righteousness protects the honest way of life, but wickedness ruins a sacrifice for sin.

King James 2000 Bible
Righteousness keeps him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthrows the sinner.
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