Proverbs 14:22

“Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 14:22

Doe they not erre that deuise euil? but mercy and trueth shall be to them that deuise good.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Will they not go astray who devise evil? But kindness and truth {will be to} those who devise good.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Do they not err that devise evil? But mercy and truth `shall be to' them that devise good.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Will not the designers of evil come into error? But mercy and good faith are for the designers of good.
- Basic English Bible

Do they not err that devise evil? but loving-kindness and truth are for those that devise good.
- Darby Bible

Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good.
- Webster's Bible

Don't they go astray who plot evil? But love and faithfulness belong to those who plan good.
- World English Bible

Do not they err who are devising evil? And kindness and truth [are] to those devising good,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Shall they not go astray that devise evil? But mercy and truth shall be for them that devise good.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 14:22

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 14:22


14:20 Hated - Despised and abandoned.

14:21 Despiseth - That does not pity and relieve the poor.

14:23 The talk - Idle talking will bring a man to poverty.

14:24 Riches - They are a singular advantage and ornament to them. But - As for rich fools, their folly is not cured, but made worse and more manifest by their riches.


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