Proverbs 16:5

“Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 16:5

Euery one that is proud in heart, is an abomination to the Lord: though hand ioyne in hand, he shall not be vnpunished.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD; Assuredly, he will not be unpunished.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to Jehovah: `Though' hand `join' in hand, he shall not be unpunished.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Everyone who has pride in his heart is disgusting to the Lord: he will certainly not go free from punishment.
- Basic English Bible

Every proud heart is an abomination to Jehovah: hand for hand, he shall not be held innocent.
- Darby Bible

Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished.
- Webster's Bible

Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to Yahweh: they shall certainly not be unpunished.
- World English Bible

An abomination to Jehovah [is] every proud one of heart, Hand to hand he is not acquitted.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD; my hand upon it! he shall not be unpunished.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 16:5

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 16:5


16:3 Commit - Refer all thy actions and concerns to God, as the end of them, and depend upon God's providence for success. Established - Thy designs shall be brought to an happy issue.

16:4 Doth work - He orders or disposes. For - For his own glory; for the discovery of his wisdom, power, goodness, truth, justice. The wicked - Wilful and impenitent sinners. Men make themselves wicked, and God therefore makes them miserable.

16:6 By mercy - By a merciful and just and faithful frame of heart and course of life. Is purged - As they qualify a man to offer up acceptable prayers to God for the pardon of his sins. By fear - By a filial reverence unto God. Depart - They are kept from abusing pardoning mercy, and from returning to folly or wickedness.


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