Proverbs 13:9

9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.

Proverbs 13:9 in Other Translations

KJV
9 The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
ESV
9 The light of the righteous rejoices, but the lamp of the wicked will be put out.
NLT
9 The life of the godly is full of light and joy, but the light of the wicked will be snuffed out.
MSG
9 The lives of good people are brightly lit streets; the lives of the wicked are dark alleys.
CSB
9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is extinguished.

Proverbs 13:9 In-Context

7 One person pretends to be rich, yet has nothing; another pretends to be poor, yet has great wealth.
8 A person’s riches may ransom their life, but the poor cannot respond to threatening rebukes.
9 The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out.
10 Where there is strife, there is pride, but wisdom is found in those who take advice.
11 Dishonest money dwindles away, but whoever gathers money little by little makes it grow.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Job 18:5; S Proverbs 4:18-19; Proverbs 24:20
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