Proverbs 10:27

“The feare of the Lord prolongeth dayes: but the yeeres of the wicked shalbe shortened.”

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Other Translations

The fear of the LORD prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.
- King James Version

The fear of the LORD prolongs life, But the years of the wicked will be shortened.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The fear of Jehovah prolongeth days; But the years of the wicked shall be shortened.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The fear of the Lord gives long life, but the years of the evil-doer will be cut short.
- Basic English Bible

The fear of Jehovah prolongeth days; but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.
- Darby Bible

The fear of the LORD prolongeth days: but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.
- Webster's Bible

The fear of Yahweh prolongs days, but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.
- World English Bible

The fear of Jehovah addeth days, And the years of the wicked are shortened.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The fear of the LORD prolongeth days; but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 10

  • Lydell King
    Chapter 10 of Proverbs is a very interesting chapter dealing with righteousness and wisdom. Sometimes we speak and it can be right, but wisdom will train us that timing is everything.You can speak out of turn and be just as wrong. Turning righteousness into folly.I think the book of James ch.3 is a great fit for this chapter.
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 10:30 THE RIGHTEOUS SHALL NEVER BE REMOVED BUT THE WICKED SHALL NOT INHABIT THE EARTH --10:31-- the mouth of the just bringeth forth wisdom but the froward tongue shall be cut out --10:32-- the lips of the righteous know what is acceptable but the mouth of the wicked speaketh frowardness PROVERBS 11:4 riches profit not in the day of wrath but righteousness delivereth from death
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 10:2 treasures of wickedness profit nothing but righteousness delivereth from death
    2 TIMOTHY 3:16 all scripture is given by inspiration of GOD and is profitable for doctrine for reproof for correction for instruction in righteousness PROVERBS 8:8 ALL THE WORDS OF MY MOUTH ARE IN RIGHTEOUSNESS THERE IS NOTHING FROWARD OR PERVERSE IN THEM
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 10:8 THE WISE IN HEART WILL RECEIVE COMMANDMENTS BUT A PRATING FOOL SHALL FALL JEREMIAH 8:9 the wise men are ashamed they are dismayed and taken lo they have rejected the word of THE LORD and what wisdom is in them PSALM 66:18 if I regard iniquity in my heart THE LORD will not hear me PROVERBS 12:15 THE WAY OF A FOOL IS RIGHT IN HIS OWN EYES BUT HE THAT HEARKENETH UNTO COUNSEL IS WISE
  • Sodje Nd
    I came to understand through proverb 10:22 that the blessings of the Lord does not have limit, it last forever, everlasting peace, thy will has been done in your life as it is in heaven, no lack of daily food. No more hunger and dryness, no more violence and pains in your dwelling. So this Jesus Christ has come to give us life and not just life but to give it to us in abundance. Faith and His Face
  • A disciple
    "The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall." Proverbs 10:8 We want to be counted wise, and to have a heart like our Lord Jesus. Look carefully at the Master and study His manner of life, His speech, His behavior under all circumstances this is how we want to be, and to please our heavenly Father ALWAYS! If Jesus always does those things that please the Father, who does any man think he is, that he doesn't have to DO and BE in all his course in life, a living example of God's Law and the Testimony of Jesus Christ? Our regeneration and partaking of His Spirit is for the Spirit of God to use to convict the world and bring it Light that it might be saved.

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