Proverbs 15:29

“The LORD is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 15:29

The Lord is farre from the wicked: but hee heareth the prayer of the righteous.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The LORD is far from the wicked, But He hears the prayer of the righteous.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jehovah is far from the wicked; But he heareth the prayer of the righteous.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Lord is far from sinners, but his ear is open to the prayer of the upright.
- Basic English Bible

Jehovah is far from the wicked; but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.
- Darby Bible

The LORD is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.
- World English Bible

Far [is] Jehovah from the wicked, And the prayer of the righteous He heareth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The LORD is far from the wicked; but He heareth the prayer of the righteous.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 15:29

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 15:29


15:27 Troubleth - Brings God's curse upon himself and family. Gifts - Bribes given to corrupt judgment. Live - Shall preserve himself and family from ruin.

15:28 Studieth - He speaks considerately. The mouth - Not the heart; for he rashly speaks what comes into his mouth, without the direction of his heart or conscience.

15:30 A good report - A good name. Fat - Not only chears a man for the present, but gives him such stable comfort as revives his soul, and gives vigour to his body.

15:31 The ear - The man that hearkens to that reproof which leads to life, seeks and delights in the company of the wise.


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