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Proverbs 21:21

    Proverbs 21:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He that follows after righteousness and mercy finds life, righteousness, and honor.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that followeth after righteousness and kindness Findeth life, righteousness, and honor.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He who goes after righteousness and mercy will get life, righteousness, and honour.

    Webster's Revision

    He that followeth after righteousness and kindness Findeth life, righteousness, and honor.

    World English Bible

    He who follows after righteousness and kindness finds life, righteousness, and honor.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 21:21

    The man who keeps "righteousness" will assuredly find it, but he will find besides it the "life" and the "honor" which he was not seeking. Compare 1 Kings 3:13; Matthew 6:33.