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Proverbs 11:19

    Proverbs 11:19 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    As righteousness tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    As righteousness tends to life: so he that pursues evil pursues it to his own death.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that is stedfast in righteousness'shall attain unto life; And he that pursueth evil doeth it to his own death.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So righteousness gives life; but he who goes after evil gets death for himself.

    Webster's Revision

    He that is stedfast in righteousness'shall attain unto life; And he that pursueth evil doeth it to his own death.

    World English Bible

    He who is truly righteous gets life. He who pursues evil gets death.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that is stedfast in righteousness shall attain unto life: and he that pursueth evil doeth it to his own death.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 11:19

    Righteousness tendeth to life - True godliness promotes health, and is the best means of lengthening out life; but wicked men live not out half their days.