Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For anger slays the foolish man, And jealousy kills the simple.

King James Version

For wrath killeth the foolish man, and envy slayeth the silly one.

Holman Bible

For anger kills a fool, and jealousy slays the gullible.

International Standard Version

For wrath will slay a fool; zealous anger will kill the naive.

A Conservative Version

For vexation kills the foolish man, and jealousy slays the silly one.

American Standard Version

For vexation killeth the foolish man, And jealousy slayeth the silly one.

Amplified

For vexation and rage kill the foolish man; jealousy and indignation slay the simple.

Bible in Basic English

For wrath is the cause of death to the foolish, and he who has no wisdom comes to his end through passion.

Darby Translation

For vexation killeth the foolish man, and envy slayeth the simple.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

It is certain that wrath kills the foolish man, and envy consumes the covetous one.

Julia Smith Translation

For to the foolish, and anger will slay, and the simple will jealousy kill.

King James 2000

For wrath kills the foolish man, and envy slays the simple one.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For vexation will slay the fool, and jealousy will kill [the] simple.

Modern King James verseion

For vexation kills the fool, and envy slays the simple one.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As for the foolish man, displeasure killeth him; and anger slayeth the ignorant.

NET Bible

For wrath kills the foolish person, and anger slays the silly one.

New Heart English Bible

For resentment kills the foolish man, and jealousy kills the simple.

The Emphasized Bible

For, to the foolish man, death is caused by vexation, and, the simple one, is slain by jealousy.

Webster

For wrath killeth the foolish man, and envy slayeth the silly one.

World English Bible

For resentment kills the foolish man, and jealousy kills the simple.

Youngs Literal Translation

For provocation slayeth the perverse, And envy putteth to death the simple,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּעשׂ כּעס 
Ka`ac 
Usage: 25

הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

אויל 
'eviyl 
Usage: 26

and envy
קנאה 
Qin'ah 
Usage: 43

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Response Continues

1 "Call now, is there anyone who will answer you? And to which of the holy ones will you turn? 2 "For anger slays the foolish man, And jealousy kills the simple. 3 "I have seen the foolish taking root, And I cursed his abode immediately.


Cross References

Genesis 30:1

Now when Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, she became jealous of her sister; and she said to Jacob, "Give me children, or else I die."

1 Samuel 18:8-9

Then Saul became very angry, for this saying displeased him; and he said, "They have ascribed to David ten thousands, but to me they have ascribed thousands. Now what more can he have but the kingdom?"

Job 18:4

"O you who tear yourself in your anger-- For your sake is the earth to be abandoned, Or the rock to be moved from its place?

Psalm 14:1

The fool has said in his heart, "There is no God " They are corrupt, they have committed abominable deeds; There is no one who does good.

Psalm 75:4

"I said to the boastful, 'Do not boast,' And to the wicked, 'Do not lift up the horn;

Psalm 92:6

A senseless man has no knowledge, Nor does a stupid man understand this:

Psalm 107:17

Fools, because of their rebellious way, And because of their iniquities, were afflicted.

Proverbs 1:22-23

"How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded? And scoffers delight themselves in scoffing And fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 8:5

"O naive ones, understand prudence; And, O fools, understand wisdom.

Proverbs 12:16

A fool's anger is known at once, But a prudent man conceals dishonor.

Ecclesiastes 7:9

Do not be eager in your heart to be angry, For anger resides in the bosom of fools.

Hosea 7:11

So Ephraim has become like a silly dove, without sense; They call to Egypt, they go to Assyria.

Jonah 4:9

Then God said to Jonah, "Do you have good reason to be angry about the plant?" And he said, "I have good reason to be angry, even to death."

Romans 2:8

but to those who are selfishly ambitious and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, wrath and indignation.

2 Timothy 3:6

For among them are those who enter into households and captivate weak women weighed down with sins, led on by various impulses,

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