Proverbs 11:19
Modern Translations
New International Version
Truly the righteous attain life, but whoever pursues evil finds death.

New Living Translation
Godly people find life; evil people find death.

English Standard Version
Whoever is steadfast in righteousness will live, but he who pursues evil will die.

Berean Study Bible
Genuine righteousness leads to life, but the pursuit of evil brings death.

New American Standard Bible
One who is steadfast in righteousness attains life, But one who pursues evil attains his own death.

NASB 1995
He who is steadfast in righteousness will attain to life, And he who pursues evil will bring about his own death.

NASB 1977
He who is steadfast in righteousness will attain to life, And he who pursues evil will bring about his own death.

Amplified Bible
He who is steadfast in righteousness attains life, But he who pursues evil attains his own death.

Christian Standard Bible
Genuine righteousness leads to life, but pursuing evil leads to death.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Genuine righteousness leads to life, but pursuing evil leads to death.

Contemporary English Version
Always do the right thing, and you will live; keep on doing wrong, and you will die.

Good News Translation
Anyone who is determined to do right will live, but anyone who insists on doing wrong will die.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
As righteousness leads to life, so whoever pursues evil finds his own death.

International Standard Version
Genuine righteousness leads to life, but whoever pursues evil will die.

NET Bible
True righteousness leads to life, but the one who pursues evil pursues it to his own death.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
As righteousness tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death.

New King James Version
As righteousness leads to life, So he who pursues evil pursues it to his own death.

King James 2000 Bible
As righteousness leads to life: so he that pursues evil pursues it to his own death.

New Heart English Bible
He who is truly righteous gets life. He who pursues evil gets death.

World English Bible
He who is truly righteous gets life. He who pursues evil gets death.

American King James Version
As righteousness tends to life: so he that pursues evil pursues it to his own death.

American Standard Version
He that is stedfast in righteousness'shall attain unto life; And he that pursueth evil doeth it to his own death.

A Faithful Version
As righteousness tends to life, so one pursuing evil pursues it to his own death.

Darby Bible Translation
As righteousness [tendeth] to life, so he that pursueth evil [doeth it] to his own death.

English Revised Version
He that is stedfast in righteousness shall attain unto life: and he that pursueth evil doeth it to his own death.

Webster's Bible Translation
As righteousness tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
As righteousnes leadeth to life: so hee that followeth euill, seeketh his owne death.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Lyke as ryghteousnesse bringeth lyfe: euen so to cleaue vnto euyll, bryngeth death.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Like as rightuousnes bryngeth life, eue so to cleue vnto euell, bryngeth death.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Correctly [is] righteousness for life, "" And whoever is pursuing evil—for his own death.

Young's Literal Translation
Rightly is righteousness for life, And whoso is pursuing evil -- for his own death.

Smith's Literal Translation
So justice to life, and he pursuing evil, to his death.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Clemency prepareth life: and the pursuing of evil things, death.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Clemency prepares life. And the pursuit of evils prepares death.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
A son of righteousness has life and he who does evil has death.

Lamsa Bible
A son who is reared in righteousness lives long; but he who pursues evil pursues it to his own death.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Stedfast righteousness tendeth to life; But he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
A righteous son is born for life: but the persecution of the ungodly ends in death.








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