Proverbs 20:22

“Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 20:22

Say not thou, I will recompence euil: but wait on the Lord, and he shall saue thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Do not say, "I will repay evil; Wait for the LORD, and He will save you."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Say not thou, I will recompense evil: Wait for Jehovah, and he will save thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not say, I will give punishment for evil: go on waiting for the Lord, and he will be your saviour.
- Basic English Bible

Say not, I will recompense evil: wait on Jehovah, and he shall save thee.
- Darby Bible

Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee.
- Webster's Bible

Don't say, "I will pay back evil." Wait for Yahweh, and he will save you.
- World English Bible

Do not say, `I recompense evil,' Wait for Jehovah, and He delivereth thee.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Say not thou: 'I will requite evil'; wait for the LORD, and He will save thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 20:22

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 20:22


20:20 Lamp - His name and memory shall utterly perish.

20:24 His way - What the issue of his designs will be.


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