New Living Translation
Evil people are eager for rebellion, but they will be severely punished.
King James Bible
An evil man seeketh only rebellion: therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him.
Darby Bible Translation
An evil man seeketh only rebellion; but a cruel messenger shall be sent against him.
World English Bible
An evil man seeks only rebellion; therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him.
Young's Literal Translation
An evil man seeketh only rebellion, And a fierce messenger is sent against him.
Proverbs 17:11 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:11 Rebellion - Against God. Messenger - Or, a cruel angel, the angel of death, the devil, or some bloody men employed by God to avenge his quarrel.
LibraryCæsarius of Arles.
He was born in the district of Chalons-sur-Saone, A. D. 470. He seems to have been early awakened, by a pious education, to vital Christianity. When he was between seven and eight years old, it would often happen that he would give a portion of his clothes to the poor whom he met, and would say, when he came home, that he had been, constrained to do so. When yet a youth, he entered the celebrated convent on the island of Lerins, (Lerina,) in Provence, from which a spirit of deep and practical piety …
Augustus Neander—Light in the Dark Places
Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
Twenty Second Sunday after Trinity Paul's Thanks and Prayers for Churches.
How the Silent and the Talkative are to be Admonished.
A single rebuke does more for a person of understanding than a hundred lashes on the back of a fool.
It is safer to meet a bear robbed of her cubs than to confront a fool caught in foolishness.
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