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Proverbs 19:19

    Proverbs 19:19 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if thou deliver him, yet thou must do it again.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if you deliver him, yet you must do it again.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    A man of great wrath shall bear the penalty; For if thou deliver him , thou must do it yet again.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    A man of great wrath will have to take his punishment: for if you get him out of trouble you will have to do it again.

    Webster's Revision

    A man of great wrath shall bear the penalty; For if thou deliver him , thou must do it yet again.

    World English Bible

    A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty, for if you rescue him, you must do it again.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    A man of great wrath shall bear the penalty: for if thou deliver him, thou must do it yet again.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 19:19

    A man of great wrath - He who is of an irritable, fiery disposition, will necessarily get himself into many broils; and he that is surety for him once is likely to be called on again and again for the same friendly office.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 19:19

    The sense of the last words seems to be that the connection between wrath and punishment is so invariable, that all efforts to save the passionate man from the disastrous consequences which he brings on his own head are made in vain.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 19:19

    19:19 Great wrath - Of strong passions. Deliver - If thou forbear to punish him. Do it - Thou must deliver him again and again.