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.

Definitions for Proverbs 28 :4

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.

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 28 :4

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 28 :4

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