Proverbs 17:19

“He loveth transgression that loveth strife: and he that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He loueth transgression, that loueth strife: and he that exalteth his gate, seeketh destruction.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who loves transgression loves strife; He who raises his door seeks destruction.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He loveth transgression that loveth strife: He that raiseth high his gate seeketh destruction.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The lover of fighting is a lover of sin: he who makes high his doorway is looking for destruction.
- Basic English Bible

He loveth transgression that loveth a quarrel; he that maketh high his gate seeketh destruction.
- Darby Bible

He loveth transgression that loveth strife: and he that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction.
- Webster's Bible

He who loves disobedience loves strife. One who builds a high gate seeks destruction.
- World English Bible

Whoso is loving transgression is loving debate, Whoso is making high his entrance is seeking destruction.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He loveth transgression that loveth strife; he that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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