Proverbs 10:24
New International Version
What the wicked dread will overtake them; what the righteous desire will be granted.

New Living Translation
The fears of the wicked will be fulfilled; the hopes of the godly will be granted.

English Standard Version
What the wicked dreads will come upon him, but the desire of the righteous will be granted.

Berean Study Bible
What the wicked dreads will overtake him, but the desire of the righteous will be granted.

New American Standard Bible
What the wicked fears will come upon him, But the desire of the righteous will be granted.

King James Bible
The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

Christian Standard Bible
What the wicked dreads will come to him, but what the righteous desire will be given to them.

Contemporary English Version
What evil people dread most will happen to them, but good people will get what they want most.

Good News Translation
The righteous get what they want, but the wicked will get what they fear most.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
What the wicked dreads will come to him, but what the righteous desire will be given to them.

International Standard Version
What the wicked fears will come about, but the longing of the righteous will be granted.

NET Bible
What the wicked fears will come on him; what the righteous desire will be granted.

New Heart English Bible
What the wicked fear, will overtake them, but the desire of the righteous will be granted.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The evil one is dragged to destruction and hope is given to the righteous.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
That which wicked people dread happens to them, but [the LORD] grants the desire of righteous people.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him; And the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

New American Standard 1977
What the wicked fears will come upon him, And the desire of the righteous will be granted.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him, but God shall grant the desire of the righteous.

King James 2000 Bible
The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

American King James Version
The fear of the wicked, it shall come on him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

American Standard Version
The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him; And the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The ungodly is engulphed in destruction; but the desire of the righteous is acceptable.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That which the wicked feareth, shall come upon him: to the just their desire shall be given.

Darby Bible Translation
The fear of a wicked [man], it shall come upon him; but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

English Revised Version
The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: and the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

Webster's Bible Translation
The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

World English Bible
What the wicked fear, will overtake them, but the desire of the righteous will be granted.

Young's Literal Translation
The feared thing of the wicked it meeteth him, And the desire of the righteous is given.
Study Bible
Solomon's Proverbs: The Wise Son
23The fool delights in shameful conduct, but a man of understanding has wisdom. 24What the wicked dreads will overtake him, but the desire of the righteous will be granted. 25When the whirlwind passes, the wicked are no more, but the righteous are secure forever.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:6
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.

1 John 5:14
And this is the confidence that we have before Him: If we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.

1 John 5:15
And if we know that He hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we already possess what we have asked of Him.

Job 15:21
Sounds of terror fill his ears; in his prosperity the destroyer attacks him.

Psalm 145:19
He fulfills the desires of those who fear Him; He hears their cry and saves them.

Proverbs 1:26
in turn I will mock your calamity; I will sneer when terror strikes you,

Proverbs 1:27
when your dread comes like a storm, and your destruction like a whirlwind, when distress and anguish overwhelm you.

Proverbs 15:8
The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable to the LORD, but the prayer of the upright is His delight.

Isaiah 66:4
So I will choose their punishment and I will bring terror upon them, because I called and no one answered, I spoke and no one listened. But they did what was evil in My sight and chose that in which I did not delight."

Ezekiel 11:8
You fear the sword, so I will bring the sword against you, declares the Lord GOD.

Treasury of Scripture

The fear of the wicked, it shall come on him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

fear

Job 3:25
For the thing which I greatly feared is come upon me, and that which I was afraid of is come unto me.

Job 15:21
A dreadful sound is in his ears: in prosperity the destroyer shall come upon him.

Hebrews 10:27
But a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries.

the desire

Psalm 21:2
Thou hast given him his heart's desire, and hast not withholden the request of his lips. Selah.

Psalm 37:4
Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

Psalm 145:19
He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.







Lexicon
What the wicked
רָ֭שָׁע (rā·šā‘)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7563: Wrong, an, bad person

dreads
מְגוֹרַ֣ת (mə·ḡō·w·raṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4034: Fear, terror

will overtake him,
תְבוֹאֶ֑נּוּ (ṯə·ḇō·w·’en·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

but the desire
וְתַאֲוַ֖ת (wə·ṯa·’ă·waṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8378: A longing, a delight

of the righteous
צַדִּיקִ֣ים (ṣad·dî·qîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6662: Just, righteous

will be granted.
יִתֵּֽן׃ (yit·tên)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set
(24) The fear of the wicked--i.e., that of which he is afraid. (Comp. Isaiah 66:4; Hebrews 10:27.)

The desire of the righteous shall be granted.--For they submit their will to the will of God, and pray for what He sees best for them, which accordingly He grants; moreover, the Holy Spirit also aids them, making intercession for them "according to the will of God" (Romans 8:27).

Verse 24. - This verse is connected in thought with the preceding. The wicked, though he lightly carries on his evil practices, is troubled with the thought of the retribution which awaits him, and that which he fears shall come upon him (Proverbs 1:26; Job 3:25; Isaiah 66:4); Septuagint, "The wicked is involved in destruction." The desire of the righteous. The righteous will desire only that which is in agreement with God's will, and this God grants, if not in this world, certainly in the life to come. The LXX. has, "The desire of the just is acceptable." 10:22. That wealth which is truly desirable, has no vexation of spirit in the enjoyment; no grief for the loss; no guilt by the abuse of it. What comes from the love of God, has the grace of God for its companion. 23. Only foolish and wicked men divert themselves with doing harm to others, or tempting to sin. 24. The largest desire of eternal blessings the righteous can form, will be granted. 25. The course of prosperous sinners is like a whirlwind, which soon spends itself, and is gone. 26. As vinegar sets the teeth on edge, and as the smoke causes the eyes to smart, so the sluggard vexes his employer. 27,28. What man is he that loves life? Let him fear God, and that will secure to him life enough in this world, and eternal life in the other.
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