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Proverbs 24:22

    Proverbs 24:22 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knoweth the ruin of them both?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knows the ruin of them both?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For their calamity shall rise suddenly; And the destruction from them both, who knoweth it?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For their downfall will come suddenly; and who has knowledge of the destruction of those in high positions?

    Webster's Revision

    For their calamity shall rise suddenly; And the destruction from them both, who knoweth it?

    World English Bible

    for their calamity will rise suddenly; the destruction from them both--who knows?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For their calamity shall rise suddenly; and who knoweth the destruction of them both?

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 24:22

    The ruin of them both? - Of them who do not fear the Lord; and of them that do not reverence the King.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 24:22

    Both - Those who fear not God, and those who fear not the king.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 24:22

    24:22 Who knoweth - Who can conceive how sore and sudden will be the ruin of them that fear not God, and the king.