Proverbs 22:8

“Hee that soweth iniquitie, shall reape vanitie: and the rodde of his anger shall faile.”

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Other Translations

He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.
- King James Version

He who sows iniquity will reap vanity, And the rod of his fury will perish.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that soweth iniquity shall reap calamity; And the rod of his wrath shall fail.
- American Standard Version (1901)

By planting the seed of evil a man will get in the grain of sorrow, and the rod of his wrath will be broken.
- Basic English Bible

He that soweth unrighteousness shall reap iniquity, and the rod of his wrath shall have an end.
- Darby Bible

He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.
- Webster's Bible

He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.
- World English Bible

Whoso is sowing perverseness reapeth sorrow, And the rod of his anger weareth out.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity; and the rod of his wrath shall fail.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 22:8


22:8 The rod - That power which he used with fury shall be taken from him.


Discussion for Proverbs 22

  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 22:20 have not I written to thee excellent things in counsels and knowledge --22:21-- that I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth that thou mightiest answer the words of truth to them that send unto thee PROVERBS 15:28 the heart of the righteous studieth to answer but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 22:2 the rich and poor meet together THE LORD is the maker of them all 1 SAMUEL 2:7 THE LORD maketh poor and maketh rich he bringeth low and lifteth up *** JAMES 2:5 HEARKEN MY BELOVED BRETHREN HATH NOT GOD CHOSEN THE POOR OF THIS WORLD RICH IN FAITH AND HEIRS OF THE KINGDOM WHICH HE HATH PROMISED TO THEM THAT LOVE HIM ***
  • BSP
    Verse 17 encourages us to listen to the words of wise ones. The Bible is the major source of wisdom that we can turn to.
  • Barbsra
    Very good can't wait for tomorrow ty
  • BSP
    Children need parental guidance and discipline. The child still has free will and will ultimately have to decide what he or she will do, but they are more likely to follow the direction given from their parents if it is done so consistently and with love.
  • Vanessa
    Humble I pray for your son too, I know how hard it is with children you can lead them, and show them,but until they see for themselves, we pray to our Father and Lord to intercede. it's rough times , they are told they can do and be anything and it's ok, breaks my heart , how blind they live, I pray to God always to open their eyes for I have failed.

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