New American Standard Bible
Assuredly, the evil man will not go unpunished, But the descendants of the righteous will be delivered.
King James Bible
Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.
Darby Bible Translation
Hand for hand! an evil man shall not be held innocent; but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.
World English Bible
Most certainly, the evil man will not be unpunished, but the seed of the righteous will be delivered.
Young's Literal Translation
Hand to hand, the wicked is not acquitted, And the seed of the righteous hath escaped.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
literally, "hand to hand." The meaning of which is, "Hand may plight faith to hand, men may confederate for evil, yet punishment shall come at last;" or "From hand to hand, from one generation to another, punishment shall descend on the evil doers."
A sermon (No. 642) delivered on Sunday morning, July 30, 1865, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him: but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it."--Proverbs 11:26. If I dared, I should always preach upon the comfortable promises and gracious doctrines of God's Word. I find it most delightful and easy work to expatiate upon those themes of revelation which abound in sweetness, and are full of savor and preciousness …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
To Win Souls Requires Wisdom.
The Controversy Ended
Thoughts Upon Worldly-Riches. Sect. Ii.
The perverse in heart are an abomination to the LORD, But the blameless in their walk are His delight.
As a ring of gold in a swine's snout So is a beautiful woman who lacks discretion.
Then all the men who were aware that their wives were burning sacrifices to other gods, along with all the women who were standing by, as a large assembly, including all the people who were living in Pathros in the land of Egypt, responded to Jeremiah, saying,
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