Wicked vs. Godly
For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it. But the wicked shall be cut off from the earth, and the transgressors shall be rooted out of it.
Envy thou not the oppressor, and choose none of his ways. For the froward is abomination to the LORD: but his secret is with the righteous. The curse of the LORD is in the house of the wicked: but he blesseth the habitation of the just.
Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men. Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away. For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall. For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence. But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day. The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.
Proverbs 10:2-3James 5:1-6 shows what happens to a dishonest and evil rich person; riches don't purchase salvation.
Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death. The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.
Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
Proverbs 10:7Through faith Mary, the mother of Jesus, recognized this reality in Luke 1:48.
The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot.
He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.
Proverbs 10:11Compare 10:11 with Matthew 12:34 and Luke 6:45.
The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
The labour of the righteous tendeth to life: the fruit of the wicked to sin.
The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth.
The fear of the wicked, it shall come upon him: but the desire of the righteous shall be granted.
Proverbs 10:25Cross Reference: Matthew 13:43
As the whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.
The fear of the LORD prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.
The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.
The way of the LORD is strength to the upright: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.
The righteous shall never be removed: but the wicked shall not inhabit the earth.
The mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom: but the froward tongue shall be cut out. The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked speaketh frowardness.
The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them.
The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness. The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own naughtiness.
The righteous is delivered out of trouble, and the wicked cometh in his stead.
An hypocrite with his mouth destroyeth his neighbour: but through knowledge shall the just be delivered.
When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth: and when the wicked perish, there is shouting. By the blessing of the upright the city is exalted: but it is overthrown by the mouth of the wicked.
The wicked worketh a deceitful work: but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward.
As righteousness tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death.
They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the LORD: but such as are upright in their way are his delight.
Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.
He that diligently seeketh good procureth favour: but he that seeketh mischief, it shall come unto him.
Proverbs 11:31Many believe that the Apostle Peter is pulling from this verse in 1 Peter 4:17-18.
Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth: much more the wicked and the sinner.
A good man obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.
A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.
The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.
The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
The wicked are overthrown, and are not: but the house of the righteous shall stand.
A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble. A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the recompence of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.
There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.
The righteous is more excellent than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.
A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.
A righteous man hateth lying: but a wicked man is loathsome, and cometh to shame. Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.
The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful ambassador is health.
Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repayed. A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.
He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.
Proverbs 14:9Cross Reference: Romans 6:16
Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.
The house of the wicked shall be overthrown: but the tabernacle of the upright shall flourish.
The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.
The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous hath hope in his death.
Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.
In the house of the righteous is much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the LORD: but the words of the pure are pleasant words.
The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.
The LORD is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.
Proverbs 17:13You reap what you sow (Gal 6:7).
Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.
Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.
The righteous man wisely considereth the house of the wicked: but God overthroweth the wicked for their wickedness.
It is joy to the just to do judgment: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.
The wicked shall be a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright.
A wicked man hardeneth his face: but as for the upright, he directeth his way.
Lay not wait, O wicked man, against the dwelling of the righteous; spoil not his resting place: For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief.
A righteous man falling down before the wicked is as a troubled fountain, and a corrupt spring.
Proverbs 28:1Leviticus 26:17
The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Proverbs 28:4Romans 1:32
They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them.
Proverbs 28:5Cross Reference: Psalms 92:6, 119:99-100, Isaiah 6:9, 44:18, 1 Cor 2:14, 1 John 2:20, 27
Evil men understand not judgment: but they that seek the LORD understand all things.
Proverbs 28:6Cross Reference: Luke 9:25, Matthew 16:26, Mark 8:36
Better is the poor that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.
Proverbs 28:10Psalms 7:15
Whoso causeth the righteous to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit: but the upright shall have good things in possession.
When righteous men do rejoice, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden.
Proverbs 28:14Cross Reference: Romans 2:5, Psalms 95:8
Happy is the man that feareth alway: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.
Whoso walketh uprightly shall be saved: but he that is perverse in his ways shall fall at once.
When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.
In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.
The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.
When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall.
An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.
Total Verses: 92
Total Passages: 76