Proverbs 11 :31

Proverbs 11 :31 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the wicked and the sinner.

King James Version (KJV)

Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the wicked and the sinner.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: How much more the wicked and the sinner!

Basic English Translation (BBE)

If the upright man is rewarded on earth, how much more the evil-doer and the sinner!

Webster's Revision

Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed upon the earth: much more the wicked and the sinner.

World English Bible

Behold, the righteous shall be repaid in the earth; how much more the wicked and the sinner!

English Revised Version (ERV)

Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: how much more the wicked and the sinner!

Definitions for Proverbs 11 :31

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 11 :31

Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth, etc. - The Septuagint, Syrian, and Arabic read this verse as follows: "And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?" And this St, Peter quotes literatim, 1 Peter 4:18 (note), where see the note.

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 11 :31

The sense would appear to be, "The righteous is requited, i. e., is punished for his lesser sins, or as a discipline; much more the wicked, etc." Compare 1 Peter 4:18.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 11 :31

11:31 Recompensed - Punished for his sins.
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