Proverbs 28 :14

Proverbs 28 :14 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

Happy is the man that fears always: but he that hardens his heart shall fall into mischief.

King James Version (KJV)

Happy is the man that fears always: but he that hardens his heart shall fall into mischief.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Happy is the man that feareth alway; But he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Happy is the man in whom is the fear of the Lord at all times; but he whose heart is hard will come into trouble.

Webster's Revision

Happy is the man that feareth always: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.

World English Bible

Blessed is the man who always fears; but one who hardens his heart falls into trouble.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Happy is the man that feareth alway: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.

Definitions for Proverbs 28 :14

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 28 :14

Happy is the man that feareth alway - That ever carries about with him that reverential and filial fear of God, which will lead him to avoid sin, and labor to do that which is lawful and right in the sight of God his Savior.

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 28 :14

The "fear" here is not so much reverential awe, as anxious, or "nervous" sensitiveness of conscience. To most men this temperament seems that of the self-tormentor. To him who looks deeper it is a condition of blessedness, and the callousness which is opposed to it ends in misery.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 28 :14

28:14 Alway - In all times, companies, and conditions.
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