Proverbs 11:21
Modern Translations
New International Version
Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free.

New Living Translation
Evil people will surely be punished, but the children of the godly will go free.

English Standard Version
Be assured, an evil person will not go unpunished, but the offspring of the righteous will be delivered.

Berean Study Bible
Be assured that the wicked will not go unpunished, but the offspring of the righteous will escape.

New American Standard Bible
Be assured, the evil person will not go unpunished, But the descendants of the righteous will be rescued.

NASB 1995
Assuredly, the evil man will not go unpunished, But the descendants of the righteous will be delivered.

NASB 1977
Assuredly, the evil man will not go unpunished, But the descendants of the righteous will be delivered.

Amplified Bible
Assuredly, the evil man will not go unpunished, But the descendants of the righteous will be freed.

Christian Standard Bible
Be assured that a wicked person will not go unpunished, but the offspring of the righteous will escape.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Be assured that the wicked will not go unpunished, but the offspring of the righteous will escape.

Contemporary English Version
You can be sure of this: All crooks will be punished, but God's people won't.

Good News Translation
You can be sure that evil people will be punished, but the righteous will escape.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Certainly, an evil person will not go unpunished, but the descendants of righteous people will escape.

International Standard Version
Be sure of this: the wicked will not go unpunished, but the descendants of the righteous will go free.

NET Bible
Be assured that the evil person will certainly be punished, but the descendants of the righteous will not suffer unjust judgment.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

New King James Version
Though they join forces, the wicked will not go unpunished; But the posterity of the righteous will be delivered.

King James 2000 Bible
Though they join hand to hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the descendants of the righteous shall be delivered.

New Heart English Bible
Most certainly, the evil man will not be unpunished, but the descendants of the righteous will be delivered.

World English Bible
Most certainly, the evil man will not be unpunished, but the seed of the righteous will be delivered.

American King James Version
Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

American Standard Version
Though hand join in hand, the evil man shall not be unpunished; But the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

A Faithful Version
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.

English Revised Version
Though hand join in hand, the evil man shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

Webster's Bible Translation
Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Though hande ioyne in hande, the wicked shall not be vnpunished: but the seede of the righteous shall escape.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Though hand be ioyned in hande, yet the wicked shall not escape: but the seede of the ryghteous shalbe preserued.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
It shal not helpe ye wicked, though they laye all their hondes together, but the sede of the rightuous shalbe preserued.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Hand to hand, the wicked is not acquitted, "" And the seed of the righteous has escaped.

Young's Literal Translation
Hand to hand, the wicked is not acquitted, And the seed of the righteous hath escaped.

Smith's Literal Translation
Hand to hand, the evil one shall not be unpunished: and the seed of the just were delivered.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Hand in hand the evil man shall not be innocent: but the seed of the just shall be saved.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Hand in hand, the evil shall not be innocent. But the offspring of the just shall be saved.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
He that stretches his hand against his neighbor will not be innocent of evil, and the seed of the righteous will be delivered.

Lamsa Bible
He who stretches out his hand against his neighbor shall not go unpunished: but the offspring of the righteous shall be delivered.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
My hand upon it! the evil man shall not be unpunished; But the seed of the righteous shall escape.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He that unjustly strikes hands shall not be unpunished: but he that sows righteousness he shall receive a faithful reward.








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