Proverbs 24:24

“He that saith unto the wicked, Thou art righteous; him shall the people curse, nations shall abhor him:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 24:24

He that sayth vnto the wicked, Thou art righteous, him shall the people curse; nations shall abhorre him:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who says to the wicked, "You are righteous, Peoples will curse him, nations will abhor him;"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that saith unto the wicked, Thou art righteous; Peoples shall curse him, nations shall abhor him:
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who says to the evil-doer, You are upright, will be cursed by peoples and hated by nations.
- Basic English Bible

He that saith unto the wicked, Thou art righteous, peoples shall curse him, nations shall abhor him;
- Darby Bible

He that saith to the wicked, Thou art righteous; him shall the people curse, nations shall abhor him:
- Webster's Bible

He who says to the wicked, "You are righteous;" peoples shall curse him, and nations shall abhor him--
- World English Bible

Whoso is saying to the wicked, `Thou [art] righteous,' Peoples execrate him -- nations abhor him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that saith unto the wicked: 'Thou art righteous', peoples shall curse him, nations shall execrate him;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 24:24

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 24:24


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

24:23 These - The counsels following, to the end of the chapter, no less than those hitherto mentioned, are worthy of their consideration.

24:25 Rebuke - That publickly and judicially rebuke and condemn the wicked. Delight - The peace of a good conscience.

24:26 Shall kiss - Shall respect him. A right answer - That speaks pertinently and plainly, and truly.


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