Proverbs 6:31

“But if he be found, he shall restore seuenfold, he shall giue all the substance of his house.”

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Other Translations

But [if] he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his house.
- King James Version

But when he is found, he must repay sevenfold; He must give all the substance of his house.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But if he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; He shall give all the substance of his house.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But if he is taken in the act he will have to give back seven times as much, giving up all his property which is in his house.
- Basic English Bible

and if he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his house.
- Darby Bible

But if he is found, he shall restore seven-fold; he shall give all the substance of his house.
- Webster's Bible

but if he is found, he shall restore seven times. He shall give all the wealth of his house.
- World English Bible

And being found he repayeth sevenfold, All the substance of his house he giveth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But if he be found, he must restore sevenfold, he must give all the substance of his house.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 6:31


6:31 Restore - He speaks not of that restitution which the law required, but of that which either the wronged person might force the thief to make, or which the thief would willingly give rather than be exposed to public shame.


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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