Proverbs 4:19

“The way of the wicked is as darknes: they know not at what they stumble.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

The way of the wicked [is] as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.
- King James Version

The way of the wicked is like darkness; They do not know over what they stumble.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The way of the wicked is as darkness: They know not at what they stumble.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The way of sinners is dark; they see not the cause of their fall.
- Basic English Bible

The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.
- Darby Bible

The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.
- Webster's Bible

The way of the wicked is like darkness. They don't know what they stumble over.
- World English Bible

The way of the wicked [is] as darkness, They have not known at what they stumble.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The way of the wicked is as darkness; they know not at what they stumble.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 4:19


4:19 Darkness - Full of ignorance and error, of uncertainty and confusion, of danger and misery.


Discussion for Proverbs 4

  • Nthabiseng Madidimala
    I love proverbs 4
  • Roland
    FRO'WARD, a. L. versus: turned or looking from. Perverse, that is, turning from, with aversion or reluctance not willing to yield or comply with what is required unyielding ungovernable refractory disobedient peevish as a froward child We must understand this Fro'ward there is so much of this going around today.
  • Geraldine cole
    First thing we must do when we study the word of Jesus ie pray for understanding. Before that we must believe a nd become a child of Jesus read Act chapter 2 and do what it said Keep in mind Jesus Love all of us so much he gave his life just for u
  • Robert
    This verse is so true
  • BSP
    Verse 21~We want to keep Jehovah God's words deep within our heart so that we can make wise decisions and be pleasing to him.
  • Sg
    For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence. Oh Doing God’s will is eating Godss meat.

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