New Living Translation
Evil people will bow before good people; the wicked will bow at the gates of the godly.
King James Bible
The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
Darby Bible Translation
The evil bow before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous man.
World English Bible
The evil bow down before the good, and the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
Young's Literal Translation
The evil have bowed down before the good, And the wicked at the gates of the righteous.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
14:19 The evil - Good men shall have the pre - eminency over the wicked.
Library"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Prov. xxvii. 1.--"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." As man is naturally given to boasting and gloriation in something (for the heart cannot want some object to rest upon and take complacency in, it is framed with such a capacity of employing other things), so there is a strong inclination in man towards the time to come, he hath an immortal appetite, and an appetite of immortality; and therefore his desires usually stretch farther than the present …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
The Backslider in Heart.
Have Read the Letter which You in Your Wisdom have Written Me. You Inveigh against Me
1 Samuel 2:36
Then all of your surviving family will bow before him, begging for money and food. 'Please,' they will say, 'give us jobs among the priests so we will have enough to eat.'"
Those who bring trouble on their families inherit the wind. The fool will be a servant to the wise.
Simpletons are clothed with foolishness, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
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