Proverbs 14:19
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
The evilרָ֭עִים
(ra·'im)
7451a: bad, evilfrom the same as roa
will bow downשַׁח֣וּ
(sha·chu)
7817: to bow, be bowed down, croucha prim. root
beforeלִפְנֵ֣י
(lif·nei)
6440: face, facesfrom panah
the good,טֹובִ֑ים
(to·v·vim;)
2896a: pleasant, agreeable, goodfrom tob
And the wickedוּ֝רְשָׁעִ֗ים
(u·re·sha·'im)
7563: wicked, criminalfrom an unused word
at the gatesשַׁעֲרֵ֥י
(sha·'a·rei)
8179: a gatefrom an unused word
of the righteous.צַדִּֽיק׃
(tzad·dik.)
6662: just, righteousfrom the same as tsedeq









KJV Lexicon
The evil
ra`  (rah)
bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral)one), worse(-st), wretchedness, wrong. (Incl. feminine raaah; as adjective or noun.).
bow
shachach  (shaw-khakh')
to sink or depress (reflexive or causative) -- bend, bow (down), bring (cast) down, couch, humble self, be (bring) low, stoop.
before
paniym  (paw-neem')
the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.)
the good
towb  (tobe)
good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun
and the wicked
rasha`  (raw-shaw')
morally wrong; concretely, an (actively) bad person -- + condemned, guilty, ungodly, wicked (man), that did wrong.
at the gates
sha`ar  (shah'-ar)
an opening, i.e. door or gate -- city, door, gate, port (-er).
of the righteous
tsaddiyq  (tsad-deek')
just -- just, lawful, righteous (man).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The evil will bow down before the good, And the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

King James Bible
The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The evil bow before those who are good, the wicked, at the gates of the righteous.

International Standard Version
Evil men will bow down in the presence of good men and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

NET Bible
Those who are evil will bow before those who are good, and the wicked will bow at the gates of the righteous.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The evil will fall in front of the good and the evil will come to the door of the righteous.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Evil people will bow to good people. Wicked people will bow at the gates of a righteous person.

King James 2000 Bible
The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
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