Proverbs 29:7

“The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The righteous considereth the cause of the poore: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The righteous is concerned for the rights of the poor, The wicked does not understand {such} concern.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The righteous taketh knowledge of the cause of the poor; The wicked hath not understanding to know `it'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The upright man gives attention to the cause of the poor: the evil-doer gives no thought to it.
- Basic English Bible

The righteous taketh knowledge of the cause of the poor; the wicked understandeth not knowledge.
- Darby Bible

The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.
- Webster's Bible

The righteous care about justice for the poor. The wicked aren't concerned about knowledge.
- World English Bible

The righteous knoweth the plea of the poor, The wicked understandeth not knowledge.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The righteous taketh knowledge of the cause of the poor; the wicked understandeth not knowledge.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 29

  • Charles
    All Proverbs bring me guidance and wisdom
  • Annell
    That's just what I needed to hear. Thank you for reminding me of those great words of wisdom. I need to wear them around my neck every day. God Bless You!
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Proverbs 29; (In faith we are teachable.) Psalm 25:4"Teach me thy way, O Lord; teach me thy paths.Job6:24"Teach me and i will hold my tongue: and cause me to understand wherein I have erred."Psalm 86:11"Teach me thy way, O Lord; I will walk in thy truth:unite my heart to fear thy name." (The way of the Lord is righteousness. The path of the Lord is Truth.)
  • R.L. Jackson
    Wisdom our sister teaches you how to see the truth in a man or woman heart in chapter 29 for it is written as he speeches so is he therefore be bless and remain in the Light you will truly see your way out of Darkness.
  • Ikemsinachi
    Self restraint is vital for one to excel, in order to avoid discouragement from people and to avoid disappointing others as well
  • Andy hatmaker for verse 18
    When there is no vision we as God's people can stumble we must seek God daily for our vision of where we must be in our lives. Our mission is to spread the Gospel and share it with the world and each person as a gift to go with their vision that will allow them to prosper in a spiritual sense

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