New Living Translation
A person with good sense is respected; a treacherous person is headed for destruction.
King James Bible
Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors is hard.
Darby Bible Translation
Good understanding procureth favour; but the way of the treacherous is hard.
World English Bible
Good understanding wins favor; but the way of the unfaithful is hard.
Young's Literal Translation
Good understanding giveth grace, And the way of the treacherous is hard.
Proverbs 13:15 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:15 Giveth - Makes a man acceptable to God. Rough - Offensive and hateful to God and men, as rough ways are to a traveller.
LibrarySecond Sunday after Easter
Text: First Peter 2, 20-25. 20 For what glory is it, if, when ye sin, and are buffeted for it, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye shall take it patiently, this is acceptable with God. 21 For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps: 22 who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: 23 who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, threatened not; but committed …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
Opposition to Messiah Ruinous
"But if Ye have Bitter Envying and Strife in Your Hearts, Glory Not," &C.
Fear of the LORD is the foundation of true wisdom. All who obey his commandments will grow in wisdom. Praise him forever!
Then you will find favor with both God and people, and you will earn a good reputation.
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