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Proverbs 10:24

    Proverbs 10:24 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

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

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The thing feared by the evil-doer will come to him, but the upright man will get his desire.

    Webster's Revision

    The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him; And 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.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 10:24

    The fear of the wicked - The wicked is full of fears and alarms; and all that he has dreaded and more than he has dreaded, shall come upon him. The righteous is always desiring more of the salvation of God, and God will exceed even his utmost desires.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 10:24

    The fear - i. e., The thing feared (compare the marginal reference).

    Shall be granted - Or, He (Yahweh) giveth the desire of the righteous.