Proverbs 13:20

“He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 13:20

He that walketh with wise men, shall be wise: but a companion of fooles shall be destroyed.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Walk with wise men, and thou shalt be wise; But the companion of fools shall smart for it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Go with wise men and be wise: but he who keeps company with the foolish will be broken.
- Basic English Bible

He that walketh with wise [men] becometh wise; but a companion of the foolish will be depraved.
- Darby Bible

He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
- Webster's Bible

One who walks with wise men grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.
- World English Bible

Whoso is walking with wise men is wise, And a companion of fools suffereth evil.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that walketh with wise men shall be wise; but the companion of fools shall smart for it.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 13:20

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 13:20


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.

13:21 Evil - Punishment proportionable to their sin.


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