Proverbs 26:27

“Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein: and he that rolleth a stone, it will return upon him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Whoso diggeth a pit, shall fall therein: and he that rolleth a stone, it will returne vpon him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who digs a pit will fall into it, And he who rolls a stone, it will come back on him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein; And he that rolleth a stone, it shall return upon him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who makes a hole in the earth will himself go falling into it: and on him by whom a stone is rolled the stone will come back again.
- Basic English Bible

Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein; and he that rolleth a stone, it shall return upon him.
- Darby Bible

Whoever diggeth a pit shall fall into it: and he that rolleth a stone, it will return upon him.
- Webster's Bible

Whoever digs a pit shall fall into it. Whoever rolls a stone, it will come back on him.
- World English Bible

Whoso is digging a pit falleth into it, And the roller of a stone, to him it turneth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein; and he that rolleth a stone, it shall return upon him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 26:27


26:27 Rolleth - Up the hill with design to do mischief to some person.


Discussion for Proverbs 26:27

  • Dctaylor for verse 27
    To me not only proverbs 26:27,but all the book of proverbs is a treasure chest of character building information. I ask earnestly,any christian reading this email,please pray that Jesus will help me to live my life by the book of proverbs,thank you.regards Darrell T.P.O.J(property of Jesus)
  • In this day and age where REVENGE AND SPITE is so commonplace, and shown to be an admirable attribute; I can tell you one thing, what goes around, will surely come around. I remember when Jimmy, a respected evangelist, publicly ran down a fellow minister. Then not many years later, Jimmy was discredited publicly! What a calamity it was!!! So, we need to watch what we say and do to others, for God always looks at the motives just as much as He does the actions...

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