Proverbs 12:26

“The righteous is more excellent than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The righteous is more excellent then his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The righteous is a guide to his neighbor, But the way of the wicked leads them astray.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The righteous is a guide to his neighbor; But the way of the wicked causeth them to err.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The upright man is a guide to his neighbour, but the way of evil-doers is a cause of error to them.
- Basic English Bible

The righteous guideth his neighbour; but the way of the wicked misleadeth them.
- Darby Bible

The righteous is more excellent than his neighbor: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.
- Webster's Bible

A righteous person is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
- World English Bible

The righteous searcheth his companion, And the way of the wicked causeth them to err.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The righteous is guided by his friend; but the way of the wicked leadeth them astray.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 12:26


12:26 Neighbour - Than any other men. Seduceth - Heb. maketh them to err, to lose that excellency or happiness which they had promised themselves.


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