Proverbs 25:8

“Go not forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, when thy neighbour hath put thee to shame.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 25:8

Goe not forth hastily to striue, lest thou know not what to doe in the ende thereof, when thy neighbour hath put thee to shame.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Do not go out hastily to argue {your case;} Otherwise, what will you do in the end, When your neighbor humiliates you?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Go not forth hastily to strive, Lest `thou know not' what to do in the end thereof, When thy neighbor hath put thee to shame.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not be quick to go to law about what you have seen, for what will you do in the end, when your neighbour has put you to shame?
- Basic English Bible

Go not forth hastily to strive, lest [thou know not] what to do in the end thereof, when thy neighbour hath put thee to shame.
- Darby Bible

Go not forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, when thy neighbor hath put thee to shame.
- Webster's Bible

Don't be hasty in bringing charges to court. What will you do in the end when your neighbor shames you?
- World English Bible

Go not forth to strive, haste, turn, What dost thou in its latter end, When thy neighbour causeth thee to blush?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Go not forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, when thy neighbour hath put thee to shame.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 25:8

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 25:8


25:6 Stand not - Do not affect frequent and familiar society with greater persons than thyself.

25:9 Debate - If thou hast any quarrel with him, first try to compose it by private discourse with him. Discover not - Let not heat of contention provoke thee to divulge any of his secrets committed to thy trust.

25:10 Lest he - Reproach thee for thy gross violation of the laws of prudence, justice and friendship.


Discussion for Proverbs 25:8



 

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