Proverbs 21:12

“The righteous man wisely considereth the house of the wicked: but God overthroweth the wicked for their wickedness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The righteous man wisely considereth the house of the wicked: but God ouerthroweth the wicked for their wickednesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The righteous one considers the house of the wicked, Turning the wicked to ruin.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The righteous man considereth the house of the wicked, `How' the wicked are overthrown to `their' ruin.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Upright One, looking on the house of the evil-doer, lets sinners be overturned to their destruction.
- Basic English Bible

One that is righteous wisely considereth the house of the wicked: he overthroweth the wicked to [their] ruin.
- Darby Bible

The righteous man wisely considereth the house of the wicked: but God overthroweth the wicked for their wickedness.
- Webster's Bible

The Righteous One considers the house of the wicked, and brings the wicked to ruin.
- World English Bible

The Righteous One is acting wisely Towards the house of the wicked, He is overthrowing the wicked for wickedness.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The Righteous One considereth the house of the wicked; overthrowing the wicked to their ruin.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 21:12


21:12 Considereth - He looks through its present glory to that ruin for which it is designed.


Discussion for Proverbs 21:12

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