Proverbs 14:2

“He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 14:2

He that walketh in his vprightnesse, feareth the Lord: but he that is peruerse in his wayes, despiseth him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, But he who is devious in his ways despises Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that walketh in his uprightness feareth Jehovah; But he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who goes on his way in righteousness has before him the fear of the Lord; but he whose ways are twisted gives him no honour.
- Basic English Bible

He that walketh in his uprightness feareth Jehovah; but he that is perverted in his ways despiseth him.
- Darby Bible

He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.
- Webster's Bible

He who walks in his uprightness fears Yahweh, but he who is perverse in his ways despises him.
- World English Bible

Whoso is walking in his uprightness is fearing Jehovah, And the perverted [in] his ways is despising Him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD; but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth Him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 14:2

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 14:2


14:1 Buildeth - Maintains and improves her family and estate. Her hands - By her idleness or sin.

14:3 A rod - His insolent speeches as they are like a rod, offensive to others, so, they make a rod for their own backs.

14:4 The crib - The stable is empty of food for cattle, and much more for man. In the same sense cleanness of teeth is put for famine, #Amos 4:6|. The strength - By their labours, or by diligence in husbandry, which then was principally managed by oxen.


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