Proverbs 4:27

“Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove thy foot from evil.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Turne not to the right hande nor to the left: remoue thy foot frō euil.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Do not turn to the right nor to the left; Turn your foot from evil.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: Remove thy foot from evil.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let there be no turning to the right or to the left, keep your feet from evil.
- Basic English Bible

Turn not to the right hand nor to the left; remove thy foot from evil.
- Darby Bible

Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove thy foot from evil.
- Webster's Bible

Don't turn to the right hand nor to the left. Remove your foot from evil.
- World English Bible

Incline not [to] the right or to the left, Turn aside thy foot from evil!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Turn not to the right hand nor to the left; remove thy foot from evil.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 4

  • Jason Davis
    Follow Gods word and get instruction and wisdom how to fight battles in our lives daily the battle is not our it's the Lord. Let go in let God and let Jesus take the wheel.
  • Bill Smith
    I was led to 4:20-22 through a radio broadcast by Derek Prince Ministries. Through these verses Derek was healed in Egypt during WW2. Using the word medicine for health in verse 22. Doctors tell you how often to take your medicine. Taken daily or three times a day, Gods word certainly brings healing. But we must incline (Bow) our ear to listen to the Lord's saying and "take" the word daily. Amen.
  • LadyA
    Our heavenly father already have the best plans for our lives. The flesh is weak, and our strength comes from God. I sometimes want to react according to my own way but then each day God speak to me and must obey his word. Provebs
  • 'Chuks
    @ Bre... I Thank the Almighty God and the Power of the Holy Spirit for given you His word as succor at the trying time. Let us all take vs 15 of this chapter "Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away". Obedience to this word is a strong weapon as strong as fasting and prayer.
  • Bre
    i woke up today with a lot on my mind, almost considering the path of the ungodly but when I read this proverb and all the wonderful comments underneath i felt comfort from the Lord
  • M.O.G.
    We are to worship HIM in Spirit and Truth. JESUS said follow me. The only way to the Heavenly Father is through Christ Jesus

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