Contrast:Righteousness & Wickedness (Proverbs 21- Part 3)

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A comparison of the King James and the New Life Translation Versions of Proverbs 21 of the Bible.

Contrast: Righteousness & Wickedness (Proverbs 21:21-31) KJV

21- He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.

22- A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, and casteth down the strength of the confidence thereof.

23- Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.

24- Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who dealeth in proud wrath.

25- The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.

26- He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.

27- The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more, when he bringeth it with a wicked mind?

28- A false witness shall perish: but the man that heareth speaketh constantly.

29- Awicked man hardeneth his face: but as for the upright, he directeth his way.

30- There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

31- THE horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD.



Contrast: Righteousness & Wickedness (Proverbs 21:22-31) NLT

22-  The  wise conquer the city of the strongand level the fortress in which they trust.

23-Watch your tongue and keep your mouth shut,and you will stay out of trouble.

24- Mockers are proud and haughty;they act with boundless arrogance.

25- Despite their desires, the lazy will come to ruin,for their hands refuse to work.

26- Some people are always greedy for more,but the godly love to give!

27- The sacrifice of an evil person is detestable,especially when it is offered with wrong motives.

28- A false witness will be cut off,but a credible witness will be allowed to speak.

29- The wicked bluff their way through,but the virtuous think before they act.

30- No human wisdom or understanding or plancan stand against the LORD.

31- The horse is prepared for the day of battle,but the victory belongs to the LORD.



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