Proverbs 3:29

“Devise not evil against thy neighbour, seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Deuise not euil against thy neighbour, seeing hee dwelleth securely by thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Do not devise harm against your neighbor, While he lives securely beside you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Devise not evil against thy neighbor, Seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not make evil designs against your neighbour, when he is living with you without fear.
- Basic English Bible

Devise not evil against thy neighbour, seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.
- Darby Bible

Devise not evil against thy neighbor, seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.
- Webster's Bible

Don't devise evil against your neighbor, since he dwells securely by you.
- World English Bible

Devise not against thy neighbour evil, And he sitting confidently with thee.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Devise not evil against thy neighbour, seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 3:29


3:29 Securely - Relying upon thine integrity.


Discussion for Proverbs 3:29

  • Richard. Anokye2 for verse 29
    It touches my heart very much,we as Christians need to be careful how we live with our neighbours.a.

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