Proverbs 2:17

“Which forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Which forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the couenant of her God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

That leaves the companion of her youth And forgets the covenant of her God;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

That forsaketh the friend of her youth, And forgetteth the covenant of her God:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Who is false to the husband of her early years, and does not keep the agreement of her God in mind:
- Basic English Bible

who forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God;
- Darby Bible

Who forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God.
- Webster's Bible

who forsakes the friend of her youth, and forgets the covenant of her God:
- World English Bible

Who is forsaking the guide of her youth, And the covenant of her God hath forgotten.
- Youngs Literal Bible

That forsaketh the lord of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 2:17


2:17 Forsaketh - Her husband whom she took to be her guide and governor, in her youth. The covenant - The marriage covenant: so called because God is the author of that mutual obligation: and because God is called to be the witness and judge of that solemn promise and covenant.


Discussion for Proverbs 2:17

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