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Proverbs 11:27

27 He who earnestly seeks good 9finds favor,

aBut trouble will come to him who seeks evil.

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Proverbs 11:27 — The New International Version (NIV)

27 Whoever seeks good finds favor,

but evil comes to one who searches for it.

Proverbs 11:27 — English Standard Version (ESV)

27 Whoever diligently seeks good seeks favor,

but evil comes to him who searches for it.

Proverbs 11:27 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

27 He that diligently seeketh good procureth favour:

But he that seeketh mischief, it shall come unto him.

Proverbs 11:27 — New Living Translation (NLT)

27 If you search for good, you will find favor;

but if you search for evil, it will find you!

Proverbs 11:27 — New Century Version (NCV)

27 Whoever looks for good will find kindness,

but whoever looks for evil will find trouble.

Proverbs 11:27 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

27 He that diligently seeketh good seeketh favor;

But he that searcheth after evil, it shall come unto him.

Proverbs 11:27 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

27 He that is earnest after good seeketh favour; but he that searcheth for mischief, it shall come upon him.

Proverbs 11:27 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

27 Whoever eagerly seeks good searches for good will,

but whoever looks for evil finds it.

Proverbs 11:27 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

27 The one who searches for what is good finds favor,

but if someone looks for trouble, it will come to him.

Proverbs 11:27 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

27 Whoever diligently seeks good seeks favor,

but evil comes to the one who searches for it.

Proverbs 11:27 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

27 He who diligently seeks good seeks favor,

but he who inquires of evil, it will come to him.

Proverbs 11:27 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

27 Anyone who looks for what is good finds favor.

But bad things happen to a person who plans to do evil.

Proverbs 11:27 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

27 He who diligently seeks good seeks favor,

But he who seeks evil, evil will come to him.