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Proverbs 18:3

    Proverbs 18:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    When the wicked cometh, then cometh also contempt, and with ignominy reproach.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    When the wicked comes, then comes also contempt, and with ignominy reproach.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    When the wicked cometh, there cometh also contempt, And with ignominy cometh reproach.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    When the evil-doer comes, a low opinion comes with him, and with the loss of honour comes shame.

    Webster's Revision

    When the wicked cometh, there cometh also contempt, And with ignominy cometh reproach.

    World English Bible

    When wickedness comes, contempt also comes, and with shame comes disgrace.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    When the wicked cometh, there cometh also contempt, and with ignominy cometh reproach.

    Definitions for Proverbs 18:3

    Ignominy - Contempt; shame; dishonor.
    Reproach - Disgrace; shame.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 18:3

    When the wicked cometh, etc. - would it not be better to read this verse thus? "When the wicked cometh contempt cometh; and with ignominy cometh reproach." A wicked man is despised even by the wicked. He who falls under ignominy falls under reproach.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 18:3

    With ignominy - Better, "together with baseness comes reproach." The outer shame follows close upon the inner.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 18:3

    18:3 Cometh - Into any place or company. Contempt - He despiseth all instruction and reproof. Reproach - And he shews his contempt by ignominious and reproachful expressions.