Proverbs 21:29

“A wicked man hardeneth his face: but as for the upright, he directeth his way.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A wicked man hardeneth his face: but as for the vpright, he directeth his way.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A wicked man displays a bold face, But as for the upright, he makes his way sure.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A wicked man hardeneth his face; But as for the upright, he establisheth his ways.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The evil-doer makes his face hard, but as for the upright, he gives thought to his way.
- Basic English Bible

A wicked man hardeneth his face; but as for the upright, he establisheth his way.
- Darby Bible

A wicked man hardeneth his face: but as for the upright, he directeth his way.
- Webster's Bible

A wicked man hardens his face; but as for the upright, he establishes his ways.
- World English Bible

A wicked man hath hardened by his face, And the upright -- he prepareth his way.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A wicked man hardeneth his face; but as for the upright, he looketh well to his way.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 21:29


21:29 Hardeneth - Continues in evil with obstinacy and impudence. Directs - He orders his steps aright.


Discussion for Proverbs 21:29

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