Proverbs 19:2

“Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Also, that the soule be without knowledge, it is not good, and hee that hasteth with his feete, sinneth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Also it is not good for a person to be without knowledge, And he who hurries his footsteps errs.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Also, that the soul be without knowledge is not good; And he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Further, without knowledge desire is not good; and he who is over-quick in acting goes out of the right way.
- Basic English Bible

Also that a person be without knowledge is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet maketh false steps.
- Darby Bible

Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.
- Webster's Bible

It isn't good to have zeal without knowledge; nor being hasty with one's feet and missing the way.
- World English Bible

Also, without knowledge the soul [is] not good, And the hasty in feet is sinning.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Also, that the soul be without knowledge is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 19:2


19:2 Hasteth - That rashly and headily rushes into actions.


Discussion for Proverbs 19:2

  • It is vital for every person to have knowledge and knowledge will be able to guide our footsteps not to hurry into err. With knowledge, everything is able to move on well. Amen

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