New International Version
A person's own folly leads to their ruin, yet their heart rages against the LORD.
King James Bible
The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
The folly of man distorteth his way, and his heart is irritated against Jehovah.
World English Bible
The foolishness of man subverts his way; his heart rages against Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
The folly of man perverteth his way, And against Jehovah is his heart wroth.
Proverbs 19:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The foolishness of man - Most men complain of cross providences, because they get into straits and difficulties through the perverseness of their ways; and thus they fret against God; whereas, in every instance, they are the causes of their own calamities. O how inconsistent is man!
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
[This chapter is based on 2 Kings 5.] "Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honorable, because by him the Lord had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty man in valor, but he was a leper." Ben-hadad, king of Syria, had defeated the armies of Israel in the battle which resulted in the death of Ahab. Since that time the Syrians had maintained against Israel a constant border warfare, and in one of their raids they had carried away a …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
Second Journey through Galilee - the Healing of the Leper.
The Knowledge of God
The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.
Distressed and hungry, they will roam through the land; when they are famished, they will become enraged and, looking upward, will curse their king and their God.
For fools speak folly, their hearts are bent on evil: They practice ungodliness and spread error concerning the LORD; the hungry they leave empty and from the thirsty they withhold water.
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