Proverbs 22:12

“The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words of the transgressor.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The eyes of the Lord preserue knowledge, and he ouerthroweth the words of the transgressour.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, But He overthrows the words of the treacherous man.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The eyes of Jehovah preserve `him that hath' knowledge; But he overthroweth the words of the treacherous man.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The eyes of the Lord keep knowledge, but by him the acts of the false man will be overturned.
- Basic English Bible

The eyes of Jehovah preserve knowledge; but he overthroweth the words of the unfaithful.
- Darby Bible

The eyes of the LORD preserve knowledge, and he overthroweth the words of the transgressor.
- Webster's Bible

The eyes of Yahweh watch over knowledge; but he frustrates the words of the unfaithful.
- World English Bible

The eyes of Jehovah have kept knowledge, And He overthroweth the words of the treacherous.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The eyes of the LORD preserve him that hath knowledge, but He overthroweth the words of the faithless man.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 22:12


22:12 Preserve - God by the watchful eye of his providence maintains and defends. Knowledge - Men of knowledge, knowing and good men. The matters - All his hopes, enterprizes, and concerns.


Discussion for Proverbs 22:12

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