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Proverbs 23:18

    Proverbs 23:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For surely there is an end; and your expectation shall not be cut off.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For surely there is a reward; And thy hope shall not be cut off.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For without doubt there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off.

    Webster's Revision

    For surely there is a reward; And thy hope shall not be cut off.

    World English Bible

    Indeed surely there is a future hope, and your hope will not be cut off.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For surely there is a reward; and thy hope shall not be cut off.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 23:18

    Surely there is an end - יש אחרית yesh acharith, there is another life; "and thy expectation" of the enjoyment of a blessed immortality "shall not be cut off." The Old MS. Bible reads thus: For thou schalt hab hop in the last: and thin abiiding schal not ben taken awei. "For the ende is not yet come; and thy patient abydinge shal not be in vayne." - Coverdale.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 23:18

    Or, For if there is an end (hereafter), thine expectations shall not be cut off. There is an implied confidence in immortality.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 23:18

    23:18 An end - An expected and happy end for such as fear God.