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Proverbs 1:29

    Proverbs 1:29 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For that they hated knowledge, And did not choose the fear of Jehovah:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For they were haters of knowledge, and did not give their hearts to the fear of the Lord:

    Webster's Revision

    For that they hated knowledge, And did not choose the fear of Jehovah:

    World English Bible

    because they hated knowledge, and didn't choose the fear of Yahweh.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD:

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 1:29

    They hated knowledge - This argues the deepest degree of intellectual and moral depravity.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 1:29

    This is no arbitrary sentence. The fault was all along their own. The fruit of their own ways is death.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 1:29

    1:29 Knowledge - The practical knowledge of God and of their duty.