Proverbs 11 :27

Proverbs 11 :27 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

He that diligently seeks good procures favor: but he that seeks mischief, it shall come to him.

American King James Version (AKJV)

He that diligently seeks good procures favor: but he that seeks mischief, it shall come to him.

American Standard Version (ASV)

He that diligently seeketh good seeketh favor; But he that searcheth after evil, it shall come unto him.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

He who, with all his heart, goes after what is good is searching for grace; but he who is looking for trouble will get it.

Webster's Revision

He that diligently seeketh good procureth favor: but he that seeketh mischief, it shall come to him.

World English Bible

He who diligently seeks good seeks favor, but he who searches after evil, it shall come to him.

English Revised Version (ERV)

He that diligently seeketh good seeketh favour: but he that searcheth after mischief, it shall come unto him.

Definitions for Proverbs 11 :27

Procureth - To seek.

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 11 :27

Barnes's Commentary on Proverbs 11 :27

Procureth - Better, striveth after. He who desires good, absolutely, for its own sake, is also unconsciously striving after the favor which attends goodness.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 11 :27

11:27 Seeketh - To do good to all men. Favour - With God and men.
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