Proverbs 24:16

“For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 24:16

For a iust man falleth seuen times, and riseth vp againe: but the wicked shall fall into mischiefe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises again, But the wicked stumble in {time of} calamity.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For a righteous man falleth seven times, and riseth up again; But the wicked are overthrown by calamity.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For an upright man, after falling seven times, will get up again: but trouble is the downfall of the evil.
- Basic English Bible

For the righteous falleth seven times, and riseth up again; but the wicked stumble into disaster.
- Darby Bible

For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief.
- Webster's Bible

for a righteous man falls seven times, and rises up again; but the wicked are overthrown by calamity.
- World English Bible

For seven [times] doth the righteous fall and rise, And the wicked stumble in evil.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For a righteous man falleth seven times, and riseth up again, but the wicked stumble under adversity.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 24:16

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 24:16


24:16 Falleth - Into calamities, of which he evidently speaks both in the foregoing verse, and in the following branch of this verse. Fall - Frequently into irrecoverable destruction.


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