Proverbs 15:29

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

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

Discussion for Proverbs 15

  • 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?
  • Steve morrow
    proverbs15:10correction is grievous unto him that forsaketh the way and he that hateth reproof shall die PROVERBS21:16THE MAN THAT WANDERETH OUT OF THE WAY OF UNDERSTANDING SHALL REMAIN IN THE CONGREGATION OF THE DEAD 1JOHN5:20 AND WE KNOW THAT THE SON OF GOD IS COME AND HATH GIVEN US AN UNDERSTANDING THAT WE MAY KNOW him THAT IS TRUE AND WE ARE IN him THAT IS TRUE EVEN IN his SON JESUS CHRIST....

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