Proverbs 10:6

“Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Blessings are vpon the head of the iust: but violence couereth the mouth of the wicked.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Blessings are on the head of the righteous, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Blessings are upon the head of the righteous; But violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Blessings are on the head of the upright, but the face of sinners will be covered with sorrow.
- Basic English Bible

Blessings are upon the head of a righteous [man]; but the mouth of the wicked covereth violence.
- Darby Bible

Blessings are upon the head of the just: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
- Webster's Bible

Blessings are on the head of the righteous, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
- World English Bible

Blessings [are] for the head of the righteous, And the mouth of the wicked cover doth violence.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Blessings are upon the head of the righteous; but the mouth of the wicked concealeth violence.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 10:6


10:6 Violence - Their own violence or injustice. This may be an allusion to the ancient custom of covering the mouths and faces of condemned malefactors.


Discussion for Proverbs 10:6

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