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Proverbs 28:4

    Proverbs 28:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    They that forsake the law praise the wicked; But such as keep the law contend with them.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Those who have no respect for the law give praise to the evil-doer; but such as keep the law are against him.

    Webster's Revision

    They that forsake the law praise the wicked; But such as keep the law contend with them.

    World English Bible

    Those who forsake the law praise the wicked; but those who keep the law contend with them.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 28:4

    They that forsake the law - He that transgresses says, in fact, that it is right to transgress; and thus other wicked persons are encouraged.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 28:4

    28:4 Contend - Are so far from praising them, that they severely reprove them.