Proverbs 19:19

“A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if thou deliver him, yet thou must do it again.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if thou deliuer him, yet thou must doe it againe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{A man of} great anger will bear the penalty, For if you rescue {him,} you will only have to do it again.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A man of great wrath shall bear the penalty; For if thou deliver `him', thou must do it yet again.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A man of great wrath will have to take his punishment: for if you get him out of trouble you will have to do it again.
- Basic English Bible

A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment; for if thou deliver [him], yet thou must do it again.
- Darby Bible

A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if thou deliver him, yet thou must do it again.
- Webster's Bible

A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty, for if you rescue him, you must do it again.
- World English Bible

A man of great wrath is bearing punishment, For, if thou dost deliver, yet again thou dost add.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment; for if thou interpose, thou wilt add thereto.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 19:19


19:19 Great wrath - Of strong passions. Deliver - If thou forbear to punish him. Do it - Thou must deliver him again and again.


Discussion for Proverbs 19

  • R.L.Jackson
    I personally love our sister Wisdom because she gets to the heart. Of the matter and if one can't feel or understand that she's showing the fate of the wicked and the upright one needs to pray for knowledge.
  • Andrea
    This chapter is powerful to a new beginner christian who needs confirmation. These bible verses are food for my soul and I am exceedly overjoyed and excited to know that we serve an awesome God
  • Ionie Carter
    This teach me how the Lord is very much about lies. Be honest I lie to get attention. But reading proverb teaches me a lot.
  • Stop listening to teachings that lead you away from godly counsel. Search the Scriptures to obtain spiritual discernment and cleanse yourself. Then find and share joy, peace and kindness
  • NKG
    This is purely a step-by-step guidelines to a most fulfilling life and destiny.
  • Bettyc
    Raising a child to do the right things in life an maybe they wont stray away

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