Proverbs 17:5

“Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 17:5

Whoso mocketh the poore, reproacheth his maker: and he that is glad at calamities, shall not be vnpunished.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who mocks the poor taunts his Maker; He who rejoices at calamity will not go unpunished.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker; `And' he that is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Whoever makes sport of the poor puts shame on his Maker; and he who is glad because of trouble will not go free from punishment.
- Basic English Bible

Whoso mocketh a poor [man] reproacheth his Maker; he that is glad at calamity shall not be held innocent.
- Darby Bible

He that mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker; and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.
- Webster's Bible

Whoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker. He who is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.
- World English Bible

Whoso is mocking at the poor Hath reproached his Maker, Whoso is rejoicing at calamity is not acquitted.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Whoso mocketh the poor blasphemeth his Maker; and he that is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 17:5

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 17:5


17:4 False lips - To false accusations and calumnies, which give him occasion and encouragement to do mischief.

17:7 Excellent speech - Discourse of high and excellent things.


Discussion for Proverbs 17:5



 

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