21 Be sure of this: The wicked will not go unpunished, but those who are righteous will go free.

Other Translations of Proverbs 11:21

King James Version

21 Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.

English Standard Version

21 Be assured, an evil person will not go unpunished, but the offspring of the righteous will be delivered.

The Message

21 Count on this: The wicked won't get off scot-free, and God's loyal people will triumph.

New King James Version

21 Though they join forces, the wicked will not go unpunished; But the posterity of the righteous will be delivered.

New Living Translation

21 Evil people will surely be punished, but the children of the godly will go free.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 11:21

Commentary on Proverbs 11:21

(Read Proverbs 11:21)

Joining together in sin shall not protect the sinners.