Proverbs 18:14

“The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 18:14

The spirit of a man will sustaine his infirmitie: but a wounded spirit who can beare?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The spirit of a man can endure his sickness, But {as for} a broken spirit who can bear it?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; But a broken spirit who can bear?
- American Standard Version (1901)

The spirit of a man will be his support when he is ill; but how may a broken spirit be lifted up?
- Basic English Bible

The spirit of a man sustaineth his infirmity; but a broken spirit who can bear?
- Darby Bible

The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear?
- Webster's Bible

A man's spirit will sustain him in sickness, but a crushed spirit, who can bear?
- World English Bible

The spirit of a man sustaineth his sickness, And a smitten spirit who doth bear?
- Youngs Literal Bible

The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a broken spirit who can bear?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 18:14

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 18:14


18:14 Sustain - Will easily support him under any outward troubles. Wounded - Dejected with the sense of its own guilt and misery.


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