Proverbs 30:5

“Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Euery word of God is pure: he is a shield vnto them that put their trust in him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Every word of God is tested; He is a shield to those who take refuge in Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Every word of God is tried: He is a shield unto them that take refuge in him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Every word of God is tested: he is a breastplate to those who put their faith in him.
- Basic English Bible

Every word of +God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.
- Darby Bible

Every word of God is pure: he is a shield to them that put their trust in him.
- Webster's Bible

Every word of God is flawless. He is a shield to those who take refuge in him.
- World English Bible

Every saying of God [is] tried, A shield He [is] to those trusting in Him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Every word of God is tried; He is a shield unto them that take refuge in Him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 30:5


30:5 Pure - You must not expect the full knowledge of Divine mysteries from me, nor from any man, but from the word of God.


Discussion for Proverbs 30:5

  • Olabode for verse 5
    The word of God is undiluted, which serves as a protection to those who put their 1. trust, confidence, hope, faith etc. in it. 2. those who meditate, study, memorize, and put it into practice. 3. those is hide it in their hearts. 4. those who accept it as correction, discipline etc.
  • Godfrey for verse 5
    truely. The word of God is really a shield to those who knows trusting in him is their aim in life. If you haven 't, giving a trial should be in your thought
  • The word of God is truly pure equal to more than fine gold. To be blessed we should take our refuge in God