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

  • 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.
  • God keeps watch upon bad people and deals with them according to their conduct. However, if we are among the good ones, we can be sure that Jehovah God takes note of our acts of faithfulness.
  • Sondra L Marshall
    Important reminders of what is expected of us. Thank you Lord for all the gifts you provide me.

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