Proverbs 19:3

“The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The foolishnesse of man peruerteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The foolishness of man ruins his way, And his heart rages against the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The foolishness of man subverteth his way; And his heart fretteth against Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

By his foolish behaviour a man's ways are turned upside down, and his heart is bitter against the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

The folly of man distorteth his way, and his heart is irritated against Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

The foolishness of man subverts his way; his heart rages against Yahweh.
- World English Bible

The folly of man perverteth his way, And against Jehovah is his heart wroth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The foolishness of man perverteth his way; and his heart fretteth against the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 19:3


19:3 Perverteth - Blasts his designs and enterprises. Fretteth - He ascribes his unhappiness not to his own sin, but to God and his providence.


Discussion for Proverbs 19:3

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