New Living Translation
Doing wrong leads to disgrace, and scandalous behavior brings contempt.
King James Bible
When the wicked cometh, then cometh also contempt, and with ignominy reproach.
Darby Bible Translation
When the wicked cometh, there cometh also contempt, and with ignominy reproach.
World English Bible
When wickedness comes, contempt also comes, and with shame comes disgrace.
Young's Literal Translation
With the coming of the wicked come also hath contempt, And with shame -- reproach.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:3 Cometh - Into any place or company. Contempt - He despiseth all instruction and reproof. Reproach - And he shews his contempt by ignominious and reproachful expressions.
LibraryA Faithful Friend
Friendship, however, though very pleasing and exceedingly blessed, has been the cause of the greatest misery to men when it has been unworthy and unfaithful; for just in proportion as a good friend is sweet, a false friend is full of bitterness. "A faithless friend is sharper than an adder's tooth." It is sweet to repose in some one; but O! how bitter to have that support snapped, and to receive a grievous fall as the effect of your confidence. Fidelity is an absolute necessary in a true friend; …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
Would that I were More Closely Bound
Epistle cxv. To Syagrius, Bishop of Augustodunum (Autun).
Have Read the Letter which You in Your Wisdom have Written Me. You Inveigh against Me
Fools have no interest in understanding; they only want to air their own opinions.
Wise words are like deep waters; wisdom flows from the wise like a bubbling brook.
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