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Proverbs 10:28

    Proverbs 10:28 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The hope of the righteous'shall be gladness; But the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The hope of the upright man will give joy, but the waiting of the evil-doer will have its end in sorrow.

    Webster's Revision

    The hope of the righteous'shall be gladness; But the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

    World English Bible

    The prospect of the righteous is joy, but the hope of the wicked will perish.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 10:28

    The expectation of the wicked shall perish - A wicked man is always imposing on himself by the hope of God's mercy and final happiness; and he continues hoping, till he dies without receiving that mercy which alone would entitle him to that glory.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 10:28

    Transpose "hope" and "expectation." The expectant waiting of the righteous is joyful at the time, and ends in joy: the eager hope of the wicked comes to nought.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 10:28

    10:28 Gladness - Shall be accomplished, and turned into enjoyment.