Proverbs 19:23

“The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The feare of the Lord tendeth to life, and he that hath it shall abide satisfied: he shall not be visited with euill.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The fear of the LORD {leads} to life, So that one may sleep satisfied, untouched by evil.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The fear of Jehovah `tendeth' to life; And he `that hath it' shall abide satisfied; He shall not be visited with evil.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The fear of the Lord gives life: and he who has it will have need of nothing; no evil will come his way.
- Basic English Bible

The fear of Jehovah [tendeth] to life, and he [that hath it] shall rest satisfied without being visited with evil.
- Darby Bible

The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.
- Webster's Bible

The fear of Yahweh leads to life, then contentment; he rests and will not be touched by trouble.
- World English Bible

The fear of Jehovah [is] to life, And satisfied he remaineth -- he is not charged with evil.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The fear of the LORD tendeth to life; and he that hath it shall abide satisfied, he shall not be visited with evil.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 19:23


19:23 Satisfied - Shall be fully contented with God's favour and blessing.


Discussion for Proverbs 19:23

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