Proverbs 10:6

6 Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.[a]

Proverbs 10:6 in Other Translations

KJV
6 Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
ESV
6 Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
NLT
6 The godly are showered with blessings; the words of the wicked conceal violent intentions.
MSG
6 Blessings accrue on a good and honest life, but the mouth of the wicked is a dark cave of abuse.
CSB
6 Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

Proverbs 10:6 In-Context

4 Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth.
5 He who gathers crops in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.
6 Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.
7 The name of the righteous is used in blessings, but the name of the wicked will rot.
8 The wise in heart accept commands, but a chattering fool comes to ruin.

Cross References 1

  • 1. ver 8,11,14; Proverbs 12:13; Proverbs 13:3; Ecclesiastes 10:12

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Or "righteous, / but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence"
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