New Living Translation
If the godly give in to the wicked, it's like polluting a fountain or muddying a spring.
King James Bible
A righteous man falling down before the wicked is as a troubled fountain, and a corrupt spring.
Darby Bible Translation
A troubled fountain, and a defiled well, is a righteous man that giveth way before the wicked.
World English Bible
Like a muddied spring, and a polluted well, so is a righteous man who gives way before the wicked.
Young's Literal Translation
A spring troubled, and a fountain corrupt, Is the righteous falling before the wicked.
Proverbs 25:26 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
25:26 Falling - When righteous men are oppressed by the wicked, the state of that common - wealth is as deplorable, as if the publick fountains were corrupted.
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