Proverbs 14:34

“Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 14:34

Righteousnes exalteth a nation: but sinne is a reproch to any people.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Righteousness exalts a nation, But sin is a disgrace to {any} people.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Righteousness exalteth a nation; But sin is a reproach to any people.
- American Standard Version (1901)

By righteousness a nation is lifted up, but sin is a cause of shame to the peoples.
- Basic English Bible

Righteousness exalteth a nation; but sin is a reproach to peoples.
- Darby Bible

Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.
- Webster's Bible

Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people.
- World English Bible

Righteousness exalteth a nation, And the goodliness of peoples [is] a sin-offering.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Righteousness exalteth a nation; but sin is a reproach to any people.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 14:34

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 14:34


14:32 Driven away - In his death, from God's favour and presence. Death - In his greatest dangers and distresses, yea even in death itself.

14:33 Resteth - Is laid up and hid there. In the midst - In the heart. Made known - They will publish in all times and companies.

14:35 Shame - Both to himself, by his foolish management of the king's affairs, and to the king who made so foolish a choice of a servant.


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