New Living Translation
In that day ungodly fools will not be heroes. Scoundrels will not be respected.
King James Bible
The vile person shall be no more called liberal, nor the churl said to be bountiful.
Darby Bible Translation
The vile man shall be no more called noble, nor the churl said to be bountiful:
World English Bible
The fool will no longer be called noble, nor the scoundrel be highly respected.
Young's Literal Translation
A fool is no more called 'noble,' And to a miser it is not said, 'rich;'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
32:5 The vile - Base and worthless men. Liberal - Shall no longer be reputed honourable, because of their high and honourable places, but wickedness shall be discovered where ever it is, and virtue manifested and rewarded. The churl - The sordid and covetous man; but under this one vice, all vices are understood, as under the opposite virtue of bountifulness; all virtues are comprehended.
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I know Nabal is a wicked and ill-tempered man; please don't pay any attention to him. He is a fool, just as his name suggests. But I never even saw the young men you sent.
even though the wicked strut about, and evil is praised throughout the land.
The smooth tricks of scoundrels are evil. They plot crooked schemes. They lie to convict the poor, even when the cause of the poor is just.
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