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 understandeth, he will not answer.

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.

Definitions for Proverbs 29 :19

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 29 :19

Barnes's Commentary 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.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 29 :19

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