Proverbs 24:22

“For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knoweth the ruin of them both?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For their calamity shall rise suddenly, and who knoweth the ruine of them both?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For their calamity will rise suddenly, And who knows the ruin {that comes} from both of them?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For their calamity shall rise suddenly; And the destruction from them both, who knoweth it?
- American Standard Version (1901)

For their downfall will come suddenly; and who has knowledge of the destruction of those in high positions?
- Basic English Bible

For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knoweth the ruin of them both?
- Darby Bible

For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knoweth the ruin of them both?
- Webster's Bible

for their calamity will rise suddenly; the destruction from them both--who knows?
- World English Bible

For suddenly doth their calamity rise, And the ruin of them both -- who knoweth!
- Youngs Literal Bible

For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knoweth the ruin from them both?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 24:22


24:22 Who knoweth - Who can conceive how sore and sudden will be the ruin of them that fear not God, and the king.


Discussion for Proverbs 24:22

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