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Proverbs 19:29

    Proverbs 19:29 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of fools.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of fools.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Judgments are prepared for scoffers, And stripes for the back of fools.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Rods are being made ready for the man of pride, and blows for the back of the foolish.

    Webster's Revision

    Judgments are prepared for scoffers, And stripes for the back of fools.

    World English Bible

    Penalties are prepared for scoffers, and beatings for the backs of fools.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of fools.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 19:29

    Stripes for the back of fools - Profane and wicked men expose themselves to the punishments denounced against such by just laws. Avoid, therefore, both their company and their end.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 19:29

    19:29 Prepared - Although they be deferred for a time, yet they are treasured up for them.