Proverbs 15:10

“Correction is grievous unto him that forsaketh the way: and he that hateth reproof shall die.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Correction is grieuous vnto him that forsaketh the way: and he that hateth reproofe, shall die.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Grievous punishment is for him who forsakes the way; He who hates reproof will die.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

There is grievous correction for him that forsaketh the way; `And' he that hateth reproof shall die.
- American Standard Version (1901)

There is bitter punishment for him who is turned from the way; and death will be the fate of the hater of teaching.
- Basic English Bible

Grievous correction is for him that forsaketh the path; he that hateth reproof shall die.
- Darby Bible

Correction is grievous to him that forsaketh the way: and he that hateth reproof shall die.
- Webster's Bible

There is stern discipline for one who forsakes the way: whoever hates reproof shall die.
- World English Bible

Chastisement [is] grievous to him who is forsaking the path, Whoso is hating reproof dieth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

There is grievous correction for him that forsaketh the way; and he that hateth reproof shall die.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 15

  • BSP
    Verse 28: The person who thinks before he or she speaks is considered righteous to God.
  • BSP
    Verse 30: Hearing a good report can make us feel good not only mentally, but also physically. We should try to fill our mind with positive and upbuilding things.
  • Lu2677
    Proverbs15:16"Better is little with fear of the Lord, than great treasure and trouble therein." (have better life even if you do not have much material things, if you be afraid of God,"fear" 26"The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the Lord,but the words of the pure are pleasant words."(thoughts of the wicked;Talking about mere thoughts, not just wicked thoughts.)pure heart=pure words.
  • BSP
    Verse 19 shows how Jehovah God views laziness. He views it in a negative way and we should avoid it.
  • BSP
    Verse 15 brings out that if we see everything negatively then we will feel afflicted all day long. We need to try to have a positive viewpoint.
  • Lu2677
    Proverbs 15:3 "The eyes of the Lord are in every place, beholding the evil and the good." I believe through faith that this verse is true. Yet, there are some people that call themselves "Christian" telling a lie to their children and say that it is Santa that has the power to do this. Is this a harmless lie?

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