Proverbs 5:9
Modern Translations
New International Version
lest you lose your honor to others and your dignity to one who is cruel,

New Living Translation
If you do, you will lose your honor and will lose to merciless people all you have achieved.

English Standard Version
lest you give your honor to others and your years to the merciless,

Berean Study Bible
lest you concede your vigor to others, and your years to one who is cruel;

New American Standard Bible
Otherwise you will give your vigor to others, And your years to the cruel one;

NASB 1995
Or you will give your vigor to others And your years to the cruel one;

NASB 1977
Lest you give your vigor to others, And your years to the cruel one;

Amplified Bible
Or you will give your honor to others, And your years to the cruel one,

Christian Standard Bible
Otherwise, you will give up your vitality to others and your years to someone cruel;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Otherwise, you will give up your vitality to others and your years to someone cruel;

Contemporary English Version
You will lose your self-respect and end up in debt to some cruel person for the rest of your life.

Good News Translation
If you do, others will gain the respect that you once had, and you will die young at the hands of merciless people.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Either you will surrender your reputation to others and [the rest of] your years to some cruel person,

International Standard Version
so that you don't give your honor to others, and waste your best years;

NET Bible
lest you give your vigor to others and your years to a cruel person,
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Lest thou give thine honour unto others, and thy years unto the cruel:

New King James Version
Lest you give your honor to others, And your years to the cruel one;

King James 2000 Bible
Lest you give your honor unto others, and your years unto the merciless:

New Heart English Bible
lest you give your honor to others, and your years to the merciless;

World English Bible
lest you give your honor to others, and your years to the cruel one;

American King James Version
Lest you give your honor to others, and your years to the cruel:

American Standard Version
Lest thou give thine honor unto others, And thy years unto the cruel;

A Faithful Version
Lest you give your honor unto others and your years unto the cruel;

Darby Bible Translation
lest thou give thine honour unto others, and thy years unto the cruel;

English Revised Version
Lest thou give thine honour unto others, and thy years unto the cruel:

Webster's Bible Translation
Lest thou give thy honor to others, and thy years to the cruel:

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Least thou giue thine honor vnto others, and thy yeeres to the cruell:

Bishops' Bible of 1568
That thou geue not thy honour vnto other, and thy yeres to the cruell:

Coverdale Bible of 1535
That thou geue not thine honor vnto another, and thy yeares to the cruell.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Lest you give your splendor to others, "" And your years to the fierce,

Young's Literal Translation
Lest thou give to others thy honour, And thy years to the fierce,

Smith's Literal Translation
Lest thou shalt give thy strength to others, and thy years to the cruel:

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Give not thy honour to strangers, and thy years to the cruel.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Do not give your honor to foreigners, and your years to the cruel.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Lest you give others your power and your years to those who are merciless

Lamsa Bible
Lest you give your strength to others, and your years to the cruel;

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Lest thou give thy vigour unto others, And thy years unto the cruel;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
lest thou give away thy life to others, and thy substance to the merciless:








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