New Living Translation
Those who follow the right path fear the LORD; those who take the wrong path despise him.
King James Bible
He that walketh in his uprightness feareth the LORD: but he that is perverse in his ways despiseth him.
Darby Bible Translation
He that walketh in his uprightness feareth Jehovah; but he that is perverted in his ways despiseth him.
World English Bible
He who walks in his uprightness fears Yahweh, but he who is perverse in his ways despises him.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is walking in his uprightness is fearing Jehovah, And the perverted in his ways is despising Him.
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CommentaryProverbs 14:2 Parallel Commentaries
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 …
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