Proverbs 29:7

“The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 29:7

The righteous considereth the cause of the poore: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The righteous is concerned for the rights of the poor, The wicked does not understand {such} concern.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The righteous taketh knowledge of the cause of the poor; The wicked hath not understanding to know `it'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The upright man gives attention to the cause of the poor: the evil-doer gives no thought to it.
- Basic English Bible

The righteous taketh knowledge of the cause of the poor; the wicked understandeth not knowledge.
- Darby Bible

The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.
- Webster's Bible

The righteous care about justice for the poor. The wicked aren't concerned about knowledge.
- World English Bible

The righteous knoweth the plea of the poor, The wicked understandeth not knowledge.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The righteous taketh knowledge of the cause of the poor; the wicked understandeth not knowledge.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 29:7

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 29:7


29:8 Wrath - The wrath of God or of men, who were enraged against it.

29:9 Whether - Whether he, the wise man, deal sharply with him, or mildly, there is no rest, no end or fruit of the debate.


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