Proverbs 20:26

“A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 20:26

A wise king scattereth the wicked, & bringeth the wheele ouer them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A wise king winnows the wicked, And drives the {threshing} wheel over them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A wise king winnoweth the wicked, And bringeth the `threshing' -wheel over them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A wise king puts evil-doers to flight, and makes their evil-doing come back on them.
- Basic English Bible

A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.
- Darby Bible

A wise king scatterreth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them.
- Webster's Bible

A wise king winnows out the wicked, and drives the threshing wheel over them.
- World English Bible

A wise king is scattering the wicked, And turneth back on them the wheel.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A wise king sifteth the wicked, and turneth the wheel over them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 20:26

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 20:26


20:26 The wheel - As the cart - wheel was anciently turned over the sheaves to beat the corn out of them. He punishes them as their offences deserve.


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