Proverbs 4:27

“Turne not to the right hande nor to the left: remoue thy foot frō euil.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove thy foot from evil.
- King James Version

Do not turn to the right nor to the left; Turn your foot from evil.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: Remove thy foot from evil.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let there be no turning to the right or to the left, keep your feet from evil.
- Basic English Bible

Turn not to the right hand nor to the left; remove thy foot from evil.
- Darby Bible

Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove thy foot from evil.
- Webster's Bible

Don't turn to the right hand nor to the left. Remove your foot from evil.
- World English Bible

Incline not [to] the right or to the left, Turn aside thy foot from evil!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Turn not to the right hand nor to the left; remove thy foot from evil.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for 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.
  • Bill
    How wonderful is this chapter? How concise it is leaving nothing to doubt about the believer's response to evil and entering into or near to evil. Thank you Lord for these words.

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