Proverbs 28:14
Modern Translations
New International Version
Blessed is the one who always trembles before God, but whoever hardens their heart falls into trouble.

New Living Translation
Blessed are those who fear to do wrong, but the stubborn are headed for serious trouble.

English Standard Version
Blessed is the one who fears the LORD always, but whoever hardens his heart will fall into calamity.

Berean Study Bible
Blessed is the man who is always reverent, but he who hardens his heart falls into trouble.

New American Standard Bible
How blessed is the person who fears always, But one who hardens his heart will fall into disaster.

NASB 1995
How blessed is the man who fears always, But he who hardens his heart will fall into calamity.

NASB 1977
How blessed is the man who fears always, But he who hardens his heart will fall into calamity.

Amplified Bible
Blessed and favored by God is the man who fears [sin and its consequence] at all times, But he who hardens his heart [and is determined to sin] will fall into disaster.

Christian Standard Bible
Happy is the one who is always reverent, but one who hardens his heart falls into trouble.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Happy is the one who is always reverent, but one who hardens his heart falls into trouble.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD blesses everyone who is afraid to do evil, but if you are cruel, you will end up in trouble.

Good News Translation
Always obey the LORD and you will be happy. If you are stubborn, you will be ruined.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Blessed is the one who is always fearful [of sin], but whoever is hard-hearted falls into disaster.

International Standard Version
Blessed is the man who always fears the LORD, but whoever hardens his heart will fall into disaster.

NET Bible
Blessed is the one who is always cautious, but whoever hardens his heart will fall into evil.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Happy is the man that feareth alway: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.

New King James Version
Happy is the man who is always reverent, But he who hardens his heart will fall into calamity.

King James 2000 Bible
Happy is the man that is reverent always: but he that hardens his heart shall fall into calamity.

New Heart English Bible
Blessed is the man who is always reverent; but the one who hardens his heart will fall into evil.

World English Bible
Blessed is the man who always fears; but one who hardens his heart falls into trouble.

American King James Version
Happy is the man that fears always: but he that hardens his heart shall fall into mischief.

American Standard Version
Happy is the man that feareth alway; But he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.

A Faithful Version
Blessed is the man who fears always, but he who hardens his heart shall fall into mischief.

Darby Bible Translation
Happy is the man that feareth always; but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into evil.

English Revised Version
Happy is the man that feareth alway: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.

Webster's Bible Translation
Happy is the man that feareth always: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Blessed is the man that feareth alway: but he that hardeneth his heart, shal fall into euill.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Well is hym that standeth alway in awe: as for hym that hardeneth his heart, he shall fall into mischiefe.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Well is him that stodeth allwaye in awe: as for him that hardeneth his herte, he shal fall in to mischefe.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
O the blessedness of a man fearing continually, "" And whoever is hardening his heart falls into evil.

Young's Literal Translation
O the happiness of a man fearing continually, And whoso is hardening his heart falleth into evil.

Smith's Literal Translation
Happy the man fearing always: and he hardening his heart shall fall into evil.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Blessed is the man that is always fearful: but he that is hardened in mind, shall fall into evil.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Blessed is the man who is ever fearful. Yet truly, whoever is hardened in mind will fall into evil.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Blessed is the man that senses awe always, and he that hardens his heart will fall into evil.

Lamsa Bible
Blessed is the man who is reverent always; but he who hardens his heart shall fall into mischief.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Happy is the man that feareth alway; But he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into evil.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Blessed is the man who religiously fears always: but the hard of heart shall fall into mischiefs.








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