New International Version
The righteous lead blameless lives; blessed are their children after them.
King James Bible
The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.
Darby Bible Translation
The righteous walketh in his integrity: blessed are his children after him!
World English Bible
A righteous man walks in integrity. Blessed are his children after him.
Young's Literal Translation
The righteous is walking habitually in his integrity, O the happiness of his sons after him!
Proverbs 20:7 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Most men will proclaim - Many men merciful ben clepid: a feithful man forsoth, who schal finde? Old MS. Bible.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryBread and Gravel
'"Bread of deceit" is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.'--PROVERBS xx. 17. 'Bread of deceit' is a somewhat ambiguous phrase, which may mean either of two things, and perhaps means both. It may either mean any good obtained by deceit, or good which deceives in its possession. In the former signification it would appear to have reference primarily to unjustly gotten gain, while in the latter it has a wider meaning and applies to all the worthless treasures and lying …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Sluggard's Reproof
The Tears of the Penitent.
How the Slothful and the Hasty are to be Admonished.
Of David. Vindicate me, LORD, for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the LORD and have not faltered.
They are always generous and lend freely; their children will be a blessing.
Their children will be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright will be blessed.
Better the poor whose walk is blameless than a fool whose lips are perverse.
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