Proverbs 4:17

“For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For they eate the bread of wickednesse, and drinke the wine of violence.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For they eat the bread of wickedness And drink the wine of violence.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For they eat the bread of wickedness, And drink the wine of violence.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The bread of evil-doing is their food, the wine of violent acts their drink.
- Basic English Bible

For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
- Darby Bible

For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
- Webster's Bible

For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
- World English Bible

For they have eaten bread of wickedness, And wine of violence they drink.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 4:17


4:17 For - Wickedness is as pleasant to them as their bread.


Discussion for Proverbs 4:17

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