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Proverbs 17:13

    Proverbs 17:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Whoever rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Whoso rewardeth evil for good, Evil shall not depart from his house.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    If anyone gives back evil for good, evil will never go away from his house.

    Webster's Revision

    Whoso rewardeth evil for good, Evil shall not depart from his house.

    World English Bible

    Whoever rewards evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Whoso rewardeth evil for good, evil shall not depart from his house.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 17:13

    Whoso rewardeth evil for good - Here is a most awful warning. As many persons are guilty of the sin of ingratitude, and of paying kindness with unkindness, and good with evil, it is no wonder we find so much wretchedness among men; for God's word cannot fail; evil shall not depart from the houses and families of such persons.