Proverbs 6:30

“Men doe not despise a thiefe, if he steale to satisfie his soule, when hee is hungry:”

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Other Translations

[Men] do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;
- King James Version

Men do not despise a thief if he steals To satisfy himself when he is hungry;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Men do not despise a thief, if he steal To satisfy himself when he is hungry:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Men do not have a low opinion of a thief who takes food when he is in need of it:
- Basic English Bible

They do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry:
- Darby Bible

Men do not despise a thief, if he stealeth to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;
- Webster's Bible

Men don't despise a thief, if he steals to satisfy himself when he is hungry:
- World English Bible

They do not despise the thief, When he stealeth to fill his soul when he is hungry,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Men do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 6:30


6:30 Despise - Abhor, but rather pity him.


Discussion for Proverbs 6

  • Markwarbrick
    Every Word of God is pure,even so come quickly Lord Jesus.Amen.
  • Molly
    One thing GOD has instructed us not to do which many of us continue to do is become a surety for another. We are not to co-sign for our family, our friends nor our children. It may be hard to say no when loved ones ask. However, it is the commandment of GOD. People find themselves paying for cars, furniture or loans when someone else defaults on what they owe. Obedience will prevent such trouble.
  • Malele
    these is one of the most beautiful and wisely put scripture. it helps one to introspect
  • BSP
    Verses 16 and 17: God outright describes some of the things that he detests. We want to make sure to stay as far away from these things as possible.
  • Mable
    Verse 7 saying you have no one over you you have been doing things own your own. That you want receive a leader to help you.
  • Jacquelyne Stevenson
    Know this that your faith in God will lead you to heaven.

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