New Living Translation
Trouble chases sinners, while blessings reward the righteous.
King James Bible
Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repayed.
Darby Bible Translation
Evil pursueth sinners; but to the righteous good shall be repaid.
World English Bible
Misfortune pursues sinners, but prosperity rewards the righteous.
Young's Literal Translation
Evil pursueth sinners, And good recompenseth the righteous.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:21 Evil - Punishment proportionable to their sin.
LibrarySecond Sunday after Easter
Text: First Peter 2, 20-25. 20 For what glory is it, if, when ye sin, and are buffeted for it, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye shall take it patiently, this is acceptable with God. 21 For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps: 22 who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: 23 who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, threatened not; but committed …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
Opposition to Messiah Ruinous
"But if Ye have Bitter Envying and Strife in Your Hearts, Glory Not," &C.
Many sorrows come to the wicked, but unfailing love surrounds those who trust the LORD.
May the evil plans of my enemies be turned against them. Do as you promised and put an end to them.
If the righteous are rewarded here on earth, what will happen to wicked sinners?
People who despise advice are asking for trouble; those who respect a command will succeed.
If you repay good with evil, evil will never leave your house.
Tell the godly that all will be well for them. They will enjoy the rich reward they have earned!
So disaster will overtake you, and you won't be able to charm it away. Calamity will fall upon you, and you won't be able to buy your way out. A catastrophe will strike you suddenly, one for which you are not prepared.
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