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Proverbs 19:23

    Proverbs 19:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The fear of the LORD tends to life: and he that has it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The fear of Jehovah tendeth to life; And he that hath it'shall abide satisfied; He shall not be visited with evil.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The fear of the Lord gives life: and he who has it will have need of nothing; no evil will come his way.

    Webster's Revision

    The fear of Jehovah tendeth to life; And he that hath it'shall abide satisfied; He shall not be visited with evil.

    World English Bible

    The fear of Yahweh leads to life, then contentment; he rests and will not be touched by trouble.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 19:23

    Shall abide satisfied - Better, one that is satisfied hath a sure abiding-place. The word "abide" has, most probably, here as elsewhere, its original sense of "passing the night." Even in the hour of darkness he shall be free from fear.