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Proverbs 11:31 DBY

31 Behold, the righteous shall be requited on the earth: how much more the wicked and the sinner.

Study tools for Proverbs 11:31

  • a 11:1 - Or 'perfect:' lit. 'whole,' 'full.'
  • b 11:2 - Or 'modest:' see 'humbly,' Mic. 6.8.
  • c 11:3 - Or 'treacherous,' as ver. 6: see ch. 2.22.
  • d 11:9 - Or 'an impious man.'
  • e 11:9 - Or 'friend,' as often: so ver. 12.
  • f 11:12 - Or 'sense.'
  • g 11:14 - Or 'victory;' and so ch. 21.31; 24.6.
  • h 11:15 - Or 'a stranger:' see Note, chs. 5.10; 27.2.
  • i 11:15 - Lit. 'those that strike [hands].'
  • j 11:16 - Or 'graceful.'
  • k 11:17 - Or 'The kind man doeth good to himself.'
  • l 11:18 - Or 'a work that deceiveth him.'
  • m 11:19 - Or 'true righteousness.'
  • n 11:21 - Or 'Certainly,' as in ch. 16.5.
  • o 11:25 - Lit. 'The blessing soul.'
  • p 11:30 - Or 'he that winneth souls is wise.' All the adjectives in vers. 29-31 are in the singular. In general this is denoted by the addition of '[man].'