Proverbs 13:15

“Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors is hard.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Good vnderstanding giueth fauour: but the way of transgressours is hard.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Good understanding produces favor, But the way of the treacherous is hard.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Good understanding giveth favor; But the way of the transgressor is hard.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Wise behaviour gets approval, but the way of the false is their destruction.
- Basic English Bible

Good understanding procureth favour; but the way of the treacherous is hard.
- Darby Bible

Good understanding giveth favor: but the way of transgressors is hard.
- Webster's Bible

Good understanding wins favor; but the way of the unfaithful is hard.
- World English Bible

Good understanding giveth grace, And the way of the treacherous [is] hard.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Good understanding giveth grace; but the way of the faithless is harsh.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 13:15


13:15 Giveth - Makes a man acceptable to God. Rough - Offensive and hateful to God and men, as rough ways are to a traveller.


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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