New American Standard Bible
He who loves transgression loves strife; He who raises his door seeks destruction.
King James Bible
He loveth transgression that loveth strife: and he that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction.
Darby Bible Translation
He loveth transgression that loveth a quarrel; he that maketh high his gate seeketh destruction.
World English Bible
He who loves disobedience loves strife. One who builds a high gate seeks destruction.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is loving transgression is loving debate, Whoso is making high his entrance is seeking destruction.
Proverbs 17:19 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He that exalteth his gate - i. e., Builds a stately house, indulges in arrogant ostentation.
LibraryThe Unrivalled Friend
A sermon (No. 899) delivered on Lord's Day morning, November 7th, 1869, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity."--Proverbs 17:17. There is one thing about the usefulness of which all men are agreed, namely, friendship; but most men are soon aware that counterfeits of friendship are common as autumn leaves. Few men enjoy from others the highest and truest form of friendship. The friendships of this world are …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
The Raising of the Young Man of Nain - the Meeting of Life and Death.
Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before stumbling.
An angry man stirs up strife, And a hot-tempered man abounds in transgression.
A man's pride will bring him low, But a humble spirit will obtain honor.
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