New International Version
Servants cannot be corrected by mere words; though they understand, they will not respond.
King James Bible
A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understand he will not answer.
Darby Bible Translation
A servant is not corrected by words: he understandeth indeed, but he will not answer.
World English Bible
A servant can't be corrected by words. Though he understands, yet he will not respond.
Young's Literal Translation
By words a servant is not instructed though he understand, And there is nothing answering.
Proverbs 29:19 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Where there is no vision - My old MS. Bible, following the Vulgate, translates: Whan prophecye schal failen, the peple schal ben to scatered. Where Divine revelation, and the faithful preaching of the sacred testimonies, are neither reverenced nor attended, the ruin of that land is at no great distance.
But he that keepeth the law, happy is he - Go how it may with others, he shall be safe. So our Lord: "Blessed are they who hear the word of God, and keep it."
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(Preached at the opening of the Winona Lake Bible Conference.) TEXT: "Where there is no vision, the people perish."--Proverbs 29:18. It is not altogether an easy matter to secure a text for such an occasion as this; not because the texts are so few in number but rather because they are so many, for one has only to turn over the pages of the Bible in the most casual way to find them facing him at every reading. Feeling the need of advice for such a time as this, I asked a number of my friends who …
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