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Proverbs 14:19

    Proverbs 14:19 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The evil bow down before the good; And the wicked, at the gates of the righteous.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The knees of the evil are bent before the good; and sinners go down in the dust at the doors of the upright.

    Webster's Revision

    The evil bow down before the good; And the wicked, at the gates of the righteous.

    World English Bible

    The evil bow down before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 14:19

    The evil bow before the good - They are almost constrained to show them respect; and the wicked, who have wasted their substance with riotous living, bow before the gates of the righteous - of benevolent men - begging a morsel of bread.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 14:19

    14:19 The evil - Good men shall have the pre - eminency over the wicked.