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Proverbs 28:5

    Proverbs 28:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Evil men understand not judgment: but they that seek the LORD understand all things.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Evil men understand not judgment: but they that seek the LORD understand all things.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Evil men understand not justice; But they that seek Jehovah understand all things.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Evil men have no knowledge of what is right; but those who go after the Lord have knowledge of all things.

    Webster's Revision

    Evil men understand not justice; But they that seek Jehovah understand all things.

    World English Bible

    Evil men don't understand justice; but those who seek Yahweh understand it fully.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Evil men understand not judgment: but they that seek the LORD understand all things.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 28:5

    They that seek the Lord understand all things - They are wise unto salvation; they "have the unction from the Holy One, and they know all things," 1 John 2:20, every thing that is essentially needful for them to know, in reference to both worlds.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 28:5

    The deep interdependence of morality and intellect. We have a right judgment in all things in proportion as our hearts seek to know God. Compare James 1:23-24.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 28:5

    28:5 Judgment - What is just and right. All things - Which are necessary to be known by them.