Proverbs 19:11

“The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 19:11

The discretion of a man deferreth his anger: and it is his glory to passe ouer a transgression.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A man's discretion makes him slow to anger, And it is his glory to overlook a transgression.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The discretion of a man maketh him slow to anger; And it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A man's good sense makes him slow to wrath, and the overlooking of wrongdoing is his glory.
- Basic English Bible

The discretion of a man maketh him slow to anger, and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
- Darby Bible

The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
- Webster's Bible

The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger. It is his glory to overlook an offense.
- World English Bible

The wisdom of a man hath deferred his anger, And his glory [is] to pass over transgression.
- Youngs Literal Bible

It is the discretion of a man to be slow to anger, and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 19:11

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 19:11


19:10 Delight - To live in pleasure and outward glory, doth not become him, nor suit with him; because prosperity corrupts even wise men, and makes fools mad; and because it gives him more opportunity to discover his folly, and to do mischief both to himself and others.

19:13 Dropping - Are like rain continually dropping upon an house.


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