Proverbs 1:33

“But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But who so hearkneth vnto mee, shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from feare of euill.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But he who listens to me shall live securely And will be at ease from the dread of evil."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell securely, And shall be quiet without fear of evil.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But whoever gives ear to me will take his rest safely, living in peace without fear of evil.
- Basic English Bible

But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be at rest from fear of evil.
- Darby Bible

But whoever hearkeneth to me shall dwell in safety, and shall be quiet from fear of evil.
- Webster's Bible

But whoever listens to me will dwell securely, and will be at ease, without fear of harm."
- World English Bible

And whoso is hearkening to me dwelleth confidently, And [is] quiet from fear of evil!'
- Youngs Literal Bible

But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell securely, and shall be quiet without fear of evil.'
- 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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