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Proverbs 21:7

    Proverbs 21:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The violence of the wicked shall sweep them away, Because they refuse to do justice.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    By their violent acts the evil-doers will be pulled away, because they have no desire to do what is right.

    Webster's Revision

    The violence of the wicked shall sweep them away, Because they refuse to do justice.

    World English Bible

    The violence of the wicked will drive them away, because they refuse to do what is right.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The violence of the wicked shall sweep them away; because they refuse to do judgment.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 21:7

    The robbery of the wicked - The wicked shall be terrified and ruined by the means they use to aggrandize themselves. And as they refuse to do judgment, they shall have judgment without mercy.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 21:7

    Robbery - Probably the "violence" which the wicked practice.

    Shall destroy them - More literally, carries them away.