Proverbs 27:20

“Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hell and destruction are neuer full: so the eyes of man are neuer satisfied.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied, Nor are the eyes of man ever satisfied.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied; And the eyes of man are never satisfied.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The underworld and Abaddon are never full, and the eyes of man have never enough.
- Basic English Bible

Sheol and destruction are insatiable; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.
- Darby Bible

Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.
- Webster's Bible

Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied; and a man's eyes are never satisfied.
- World English Bible

Sheol and destruction are not satisfied, And the eyes of man are not satisfied.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The nether-world and Destruction are never satiated; so the eyes of man are never satiated.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 27:20


27:20 Hell - The grave devours all the bodies which are put into it, and is always ready to receive and devour more. The eyes - The desires, which discover themselves by the eyes.


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