Proverbs 13:18

“Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuseth instruction: but he that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 13:18

Pouerty and shame shall be to him that refuseth instruction: but he that regardeth reproofe, shall be honoured.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Poverty and shame {will come} to him who neglects discipline, But he who regards reproof will be honored.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Poverty and shame `shall be to' him that refuseth correction; But he that regardeth reproof shall be honored.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Need and shame will be the fate of him who is uncontrolled by training; but he who takes note of teaching will be honoured.
- Basic English Bible

Poverty and shame shall be [to] him that refuseth instruction; but he that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.
- Darby Bible

Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuseth instruction: but he that regardeth reproof shall be honored.
- Webster's Bible

Poverty and shame come to him who refuses discipline, but he who heeds correction shall be honored.
- World English Bible

Whoso is refusing instruction -- poverty and shame, And whoso is observing reproof is honoured.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuseth instruction; but he that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 13:18

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 13:18


13:16 Knowledge - Considerately and discreetly. Layeth open - By his foolish actions.

13:17 A messenger - Who is unfaithful in the execution of that which is committed to his charge. Is health - Procures benefit, as to his master, so to himself.

13:19 Sweet - Whatsoever men earnestly desire, the enjoyment of it is sweet to them; therefore sinners rejoice in the satisfaction of their sinful lusts, and abhor all restraint of them.


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