Psalms 119:21

“Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, which do err from thy commandments.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed: which doe erre from thy Commandements.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

You rebuke the arrogant, the cursed, Who wander from Your commandments.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, That do wander from thy commandments.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Your hand has been against the men of pride, a curse is on those who go wandering out of your way.
- Basic English Bible

Thou hast rebuked the proud [that are] cursed, who wander from thy commandments.
- Darby Bible

Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, who do err from thy commandments.
- Webster's Bible

You have rebuked the proud who are cursed, who wander from your commandments.
- World English Bible

Thou hast rebuked the cursed proud, Who are erring from Thy commands.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou hast rebuked the proud that are cursed, that do err from Thy commandments.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 119:21


119:21 The proud - Obstinate and presumptuous sinners, who sin with an high hand. Err - Or, wander, knowingly or wilfully.


Discussion for Psalms 119:21

  • There is a truth that is seen in Scripture examples and through the lives still living in our day and that is the law of sowing and reaping. Most who are not Christian say, " what turns around ,comes around ". They know a Biblical truth by experience. God will not be mocked, whatever a man sows so shall he reap. The psalmist knew the value of being steadfast and he saw the sad result of those who resist God.

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