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Proverbs 22:8

    Proverbs 22:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He that sows iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that soweth iniquity shall reap calamity; And the rod of his wrath shall fail.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    By planting the seed of evil a man will get in the grain of sorrow, and the rod of his wrath will be broken.

    Webster's Revision

    He that soweth iniquity shall reap calamity; And the rod of his wrath shall fail.

    World English Bible

    He who sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that soweth iniquity shall reap calamity: and the rod of his wrath shall fail.

    Definitions for Proverbs 22:8

    Iniquity - Sin; wickedness; evil.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 22:8

    He that soweth iniquity - The crop must be according to the seed. If a man sow thistle seed, is it likely he shall reap wheat? If he sow to the flesh, shall he not of the flesh reap destruction?

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 22:8

    The rod of his anger - That with which he smites others (compare Isaiah 14:6). The King James Version describes the final impotence of the wrath of the wicked.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 22:8

    22:8 The rod - That power which he used with fury shall be taken from him.