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Proverbs 29:19

    Proverbs 29:19 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understand he will not answer.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understand he will not answer.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    A servant will not be corrected by words; For though he understand, he will not give heed.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    A servant will not be trained by words; for though the sense of the words is clear to him, he will not give attention.

    Webster's Revision

    A servant will not be corrected by words; For though he understand, he will not give heed.

    World English Bible

    A servant can't be corrected by words. Though he understands, yet he will not respond.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understand he will not give heed.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 29:19

    Servant - i. e., A slave, whose obedience is reluctant. He may "understand" the words, but they produce no good effect. There is still lacking the true "answer" of obedience.