The righteousness of the blameless makes a straight way for them, but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness.
The righteousness of the blameless will smooth his way, But the wicked will fall by his own wickedness.
The godly are directed by their honesty; the wicked fall beneath their load of sin.
Moral character makes for smooth traveling; an evil life is a hard life.
The righteousness of the good man will make his way straight, but the sin of the evil-doer will be the cause of his fall.
The righteousness of the blameless keeps their ways straight, but the wicked fall by their own wickedness.
The righteousness of the blameless will direct his way aright, But the wicked will fall by his own wickedness.
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1 tn Heb “his way.”
2 sn The righteous will enjoy security and serenity throughout life. Righteousness makes the path straight; wickedness destroys the wicked.