Proverbs 27:4

“Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 27:4

Wrath is cruell, and anger is outragious: but who is able to stand before enuie?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Wrath is fierce and anger is a flood, But who can stand before jealousy?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming; But who is able to stand before jealousy?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Wrath is cruel, and angry feeling an overflowing stream; but who does not give way before envy?
- Basic English Bible

Fury is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before jealousy?
- Darby Bible

Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?
- Webster's Bible

Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming; but who is able to stand before jealousy?
- World English Bible

Fury [is] fierce, and anger [is] overflowing, And who standeth before jealousy?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming; but who is able to stand before jealousy?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 27:4

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 27:4


27:3 Heavier - More grievous, being without cause, without measure, and without end.

27:5 Open - When it is needful, in which case, though it put a man to some shame yet it doth him good. Better - More desirable and beneficial. Secret love - Which does not shew itself by friendly actions, and particularly by free and faithful reproof.

27:6 Wounds - The sharpest reproofs. Kisses - All the outward profession of friendship.


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