Proverbs 1:26

“I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I also will laugh at your calamitie, I wil mocke when your feare commeth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I will also laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your dread comes,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I also will laugh in `the day of' your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh;
- American Standard Version (1901)

So in the day of your trouble I will be laughing; I will make sport of your fear;
- Basic English Bible

I also will laugh in your calamity, I will mock when your fear cometh;
- Darby Bible

I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh;
- Webster's Bible

I also will laugh at your disaster. I will mock when calamity overtakes you;
- World English Bible

I also in your calamity do laugh, I deride when your fear cometh,
- Youngs Literal Bible

I also, in your calamity, will laugh, I will mock when your dread cometh;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 1:26


1:26 Your fear - The misery you do or should fear.


Discussion for Proverbs 1

  • Michael C.
    Hi, Lisa; There are wonderful prayers in the Bible, for us to know what we should ask for, and how; Psalm 119 (e.g.) and the Epistles are a good place to start. As we read, and pray about what we read, we gain understanding. He gave us this whole big Bible, full of knowledge and understanding, for all we need to know in this life; and to prepare ourselves for meeting Him, for the day of eternity.
  • Hakeem kazeem
    Comment*Tank u sir
    I understand that God use our problem to turn us back to him and he as promise to gave. us holy spirit.

  • Esther.a
    God bless me when i read proverbs1 it is the word
  • Michael C.
    Dear Valarie - The Lord has called you by name, and chosen you for Salvation. There are many prayers in the Bible; they were written for us to learn how to pray. Psalm 119 has great prayers for understanding, as also the Epistles of Paul; (Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians). Feed on the Scriptures; "Write them down, pray them in, and work them out!" We live by every word of God. He gives us life.
  • Valarie Garland
    I've been Seeking God and the real truth for years. and I still have a hard time understanding all that i read and what I've learned. please help me pray for understanding.

    Thank You Brother's and Sister's
  • Michael C.
    Isaac, the Lord Jesus loves you and He has many things to show you.We understand only by His Spirit, which inspired the holy Prophets and Apostles to write the Bible.That's why we need the Holy Spirit, to give us understanding and lead us in walking in the truth.God teaches us knowledge and causes us to grow little by little over time and by doing all He says. Get to know your Bible

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