Proverbs 29:24

“Whoso is partner with a thief hateth his own soul: he heareth cursing, and bewrayeth it not.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Who so is partner with a thiefe, hateth his owne soule: hee heareth cursing, and bewrayeth it not.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who is a partner with a thief hates his own life; He hears the oath but tells nothing.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Whoso is partner with a thief hateth his own soul; He heareth the adjuration and uttereth nothing.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A man who takes part with a thief has hate for his soul; he is put under oath, but says nothing.
- Basic English Bible

Whoso shareth with a thief hateth his own soul: he heareth the adjuration, and declareth not.
- Darby Bible

Whoever is partner with a thief, hateth his own soul: he heareth cursing, and discloseth it not.
- Webster's Bible

Whoever is an accomplice of a thief is an enemy of his own soul. He takes an oath, but dares not testify.
- World English Bible

Whoso is sharing with a thief is hating his own soul, Execration he heareth, and telleth not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Whoso is partner with a thief hateth his own soul: he heareth the adjuration and uttereth nothing.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 29:24


29:24 Bewrayeth it not - Which he is bound to do for the publick good.


Discussion for Proverbs 29:24

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