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Proverbs 29:1

    Proverbs 29:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He, that being often reproved hardens his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that being often reproved hardeneth his neck Shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    A man hating sharp words and making his heart hard, will suddenly be broken and will not be made well again.

    Webster's Revision

    He that being often reproved hardeneth his neck Shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

    World English Bible

    He who is often rebuked and stiffens his neck will be destroyed suddenly, with no remedy.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that being often reproved hardeneth his neck shall suddenly be broken, and that without remedy.

    Definitions for Proverbs 29:1

    Without - Outside.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 29:1

    Hardeneth his neck - Becomes stubborn and obstinate.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 29:1

    Shall be destroyed - literally, "shall be broken" Proverbs 6:15. Stress is laid on the suddenness in such a case of the long-delayed retribution.