Proverbs 15:29

“The LORD is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Lord is farre from the wicked: but hee heareth the prayer of the righteous.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The LORD is far from the wicked, But He hears the prayer of the righteous.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jehovah is far from the wicked; But he heareth the prayer of the righteous.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Lord is far from sinners, but his ear is open to the prayer of the upright.
- Basic English Bible

Jehovah is far from the wicked; but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.
- Darby Bible

The LORD is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.
- World English Bible

Far [is] Jehovah from the wicked, And the prayer of the righteous He heareth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The LORD is far from the wicked; but He heareth the prayer of the righteous.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 15

  • Jennifer
    This proverbs meant for us to think before we speak to others .......
  • Benson Ijeoma
    As Christians,we may feel spiritual and that our relationship with God is wonderful.But can we take a look at our relationship with others?Is God pleased with how we handle situations?Are we actually being a reflection of Christ image.Consider your ways.Lord give me light that I might see.
  • Karen
    You'll see how wise someone truly is by their foolishness
  • Carolyn Scranton for verse 3
    Watching at this time is essential. Know what time it is!
  • True Bible fact.
  • Coy
    Words do hurt, so lets watch what we say. Phil 4,13

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