Proverbs 19:19

“A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if thou deliver him, yet thou must do it again.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if thou deliuer him, yet thou must doe it againe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{A man of} great anger will bear the penalty, For if you rescue {him,} you will only have to do it again.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A man of great wrath shall bear the penalty; For if thou deliver `him', thou must do it yet again.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A man of great wrath will have to take his punishment: for if you get him out of trouble you will have to do it again.
- Basic English Bible

A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment; for if thou deliver [him], yet thou must do it again.
- Darby Bible

A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if thou deliver him, yet thou must do it again.
- Webster's Bible

A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty, for if you rescue him, you must do it again.
- World English Bible

A man of great wrath is bearing punishment, For, if thou dost deliver, yet again thou dost add.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment; for if thou interpose, thou wilt add thereto.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 19:19


19:19 Great wrath - Of strong passions. Deliver - If thou forbear to punish him. Do it - Thou must deliver him again and again.


Discussion for Proverbs 19:19

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