Proverbs 1:12

“Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let vs swallow them vp aliue, as the graue, and whole, as those that goe downe into the pit:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Let us swallow them alive like Sheol, Even whole, as those who go down to the pit;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let us swallow them up alive as Sheol, And whole, as those that go down into the pit;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let us overcome them living, like the underworld, and in their strength, as those who go down to death;
- Basic English Bible

let us swallow them up alive as Sheol, and whole, as those that go down into the pit;
- Darby Bible

Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit:
- Webster's Bible

let's swallow them up alive like Sheol, and whole, like those who go down into the pit.
- World English Bible

We swallow them as Sheol -- alive, And whole -- as those going down [to] the pit,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Let us swallow them up alive as the grave, and whole, as those that go down into the pit;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 1

  • Bobby
    Psalm 019;14 applies, Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be example in word and in truth .
  • Felicia
    Proverbs chapter 1 should be read by our children! It gives them great instruction to follow!
  • Ras Allen
    Solomon begins with the importance of applying wisdom and respect for the most high Jah.
  • Irene123
    V. 4 - I had th'ot for a long time the word 'simple' referred to what we call mentally challenged. It's not that at all, nor was it a person that corrected me, it was the Lord Himself; He does that for us; He is so wonderful, but to get back - simple refers to a mind uncluttered with worldly - junk, and pre-conceived ideas of God and His Word.
  • Peter
    2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
    I got it right this time. This is the verse that I like. It is psalm, I also like psalm 23 a lot; and I thought that there was one proverb that I liked a lot. Oh yes I know what happen, I was right, this is my favourite proverb. but I was looking for the verse above and so I c what happened. FunnyLOLhaHa
  • Peter
    I don't know how I made the mistake but it the next proverb that i frequently read and love; not that i don't also love or like this one, it is just that I like the other one better maybe I like to think and or i just think that I do think of God's word day and night. I think that i do but I don' dwell on it because I still have to do other things and they are all good or Okay I suppose;

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