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Proverbs 24:1

    Proverbs 24:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Be not thou envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Be not you envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Be not thou envious against evil men; Neither desire to be with them:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Have no envy for evil men, or any desire to be with them:

    Webster's Revision

    Be not thou envious against evil men; Neither desire to be with them:

    World English Bible

    Don't be envious of evil men; neither desire to be with them:

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Be not thou envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 24:1

    A lesson given before, now combined with another. True followers after wisdom will admit neither envy of evil on the one hand, nor admiration or fellowship with it on the other.