Proverbs 13:13

“Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Whoso despiseth the word, shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commaundement, shall be rewarded.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The one who despises the word will be in debt to it, But the one who fears the commandment will be rewarded.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Whoso despiseth the word bringeth destruction on himself; But he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who makes sport of the word will come to destruction, but the respecter of the law will be rewarded.
- Basic English Bible

Whoso despiseth the word shall be held by it; but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
- Darby Bible

Whoever despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
- Webster's Bible

Whoever despises instruction will pay for it, but he who respects a command will be rewarded.
- World English Bible

Whoso is despising the Word is destroyed for it, And whoso is fearing the Command is repayed.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Whoso despiseth the word shall suffer thereby; but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 13:13


13:13 The word - The word of God.


Discussion for Proverbs 13

  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 13:2 A MAN SHALL EAT GOOD BY THE FRUIT OF HIS MOUTH BUT THE SOUL OF THE TRANSGRESSORS SHALL EAT VIOLENCE PROVERBS 18:20 A MANS BELLY SHALL BE SATISFIED WITH THE FRUIT OF HIS MOUTH AND WITH THE INCREASE OF HIS LIPS SHALL HE BE FILLED GALATIANS 6:7 --- BE NOT DECEIVED --- GOD IS NOT MOCKED FOR WHATSOEVER A MAN SOWETH THAT SHALL HE ALSO REAP
  • Omojowo oluwafemi joseph
    dispising The Word is exposure to spiritual wickedness which can lead to destruction of life
  • MasterProhet
    The Lord can be delighted in , we can delight ourselves in the Lord. We know that obedience is better than sacrifice.
  • Todd Brawley
    13 3 was an answer. I try to live by that daily
  • Jean Robinson
    Proverbs 13 is a very powerful message that we all should take to heart. I want to make my money honestly.
  • BSP
    Verse 4 shows that Jehovah God wants us to not only have the desire to do more, but to take the actual steps to achieve our goals.

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