New American Standard Bible
Do not be excessively wicked and do not be a fool. Why should you die before your time?
King James Bible
Be not over much wicked, neither be thou foolish: why shouldest thou die before thy time?
Darby Bible Translation
Be not overmuch wicked, neither be thou foolish: why shouldest thou die before thy time?
World English Bible
Don't be too wicked, neither be foolish. Why should you die before your time?
Young's Literal Translation
Do not much wrong, neither be thou a fool, why dost thou die within thy time?
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2 Samuel 6:20
But when David returned to bless his household, Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David and said, "How the king of Israel distinguished himself today! He uncovered himself today in the eyes of his servants' maids as one of the foolish ones shamelessly uncovers himself!"
"It will be accomplished before his time, And his palm branch will not be green.
Who were snatched away before their time, Whose foundations were washed away by a river?
But You, O God, will bring them down to the pit of destruction; Men of bloodshed and deceit will not live out half their days. But I will trust in You.
The fear of the LORD prolongs life, But the years of the wicked will be shortened.
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