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

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

Discussion for Proverbs 20:22

  • Darlene for verse 22
    No matter what people say or do to you we have to pray and give it to God because his word says that he shall repay them, no weapon formed against us shall prosper as long as we believe Godís word and promises. Well have a good day. Be honest with yourself. God bless you all.

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