Proverbs 22:24

“Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Make no friendship with an angrie man: and with a furious man thou shalt not goe;
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Do not associate with a man {given} to anger; Or go with a hot-tempered man,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Make no friendship with a man that is given to anger; And with a wrathful man thou shalt not go:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not be friends with a man who is given to wrath; do not go in the company of an angry man:
- Basic English Bible

Make no friendship with an angry man, and go not with a furious man;
- Darby Bible

Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go:
- Webster's Bible

Don't befriend a hot-tempered man, and don't associate with one who harbors anger:
- World English Bible

Shew not thyself friendly with an angry man, And with a man of fury go not in,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Make no friendship with a man that is given to anger; and with a wrathful man thou shalt not go;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 22

  • Lu2677
    Mimi, as promised the verse for wives that have unsaved husbands is; 1 Peter 3:1-6
    Of course a woman is not commanded by God to do any thing that goes against scripture, or state and federal law, if the husband is asking her to do a thing that goes against her good conscience.
  • Lu2677
    Mimi, entire chapter of Proverbs 22 is not in the context of marriage.You will have to find other verse that tell a woman how to relate to an angry husband.Wives are to be in submission to their husbands. If he is saved and is behaving this way he had better repent. If the wife is saved/husband not, she is NOT to speak ONE word to him about scripture, she is to live peacably.
    I will post verse.
  • Mimi
    Could someone please explain verse 24 in the context of marriage? I have read the entire chapter of Proverbs 22 and I still don't understand what it is saying to a person who is married to the person in Proverbs 22:24? Thank you for your comments.







  • BSP
    We need to be clever in practical affairs or sharp witted in order to avoid calamity as verse 3 shows.
  • PREYOR Ebizimor for verse 29
    When you are committed in what you are doing, favour will be yours from man and God.
  • Renee
    GM You are asking for Proverbs 22 chapter to be explained,Proverbs 22:1 VERSE IS SAYING that A good reputation is more important than wealth.I find myself using the google to help me. It might help you also to understand scriptures.

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