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Proverbs 28:10

    Proverbs 28:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Whoso causeth the righteous to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit: but the upright shall have good things in possession.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Whoever causes the righteous to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit: but the upright shall have good things in possession.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Whoso causeth the upright to go astray in an evil way, He shall fall himself into his own pit; But the perfect shall inherit good.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Anyone causing the upright to go wandering in an evil way, will himself go down into the hole he has made; but the upright will have good things for their heritage.

    Webster's Revision

    Whoso causeth the upright to go astray in an evil way, He shall fall himself into his own pit; But the perfect shall inherit good.

    World English Bible

    Whoever causes the upright to go astray in an evil way, he will fall into his own trap; but the blameless will inherit good.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Whoso causeth the upright to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit: but the perfect shall inherit good.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 28:10

    Whoso causeth the righteous to go astray - He who strives to pervert one really converted to God, in order that he may pour contempt on religion, shall fall into that hell to which he has endeavored to lead the other.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 28:10

    When the wicked succeed in tempting the righteous, Vice seems to win a triumph. But the triumph is suicidal. The tempter will suffer the punishment he deserves, and the blameless, if true to themselves, will be strengthened and ennobled by the temptation.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 28:10

    28:10 Causeth - That by evil counsel, or example, or artifice, draws them into evil.