Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

A hot-tempered person pays a penalty; if you rescue [him], you will do [it] yet again.

New American Standard Bible

A man of great anger will bear the penalty,
For if you rescue him, you will only have to do it again.

King James Version

A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if thou deliver him, yet thou must do it again.

Holman Bible

A person with great anger bears the penalty;
if you rescue him, you’ll have to do it again.

International Standard Version

The person who has great anger must pay the consequences, because if you rescue him, you will have to do it again.

A Conservative Version

A man of great wrath shall bear the penalty, for if thou deliver [him], thou must do it yet again.

American Standard Version

A man of great wrath shall bear the penalty; For if thou deliver him , thou must do it yet again.

Amplified


A man of great anger will bear the penalty [for his quick temper and lack of self-control];
For if you rescue him [and do not let him learn from the consequences of his action], you will only have to rescue him over and over again.

Bible in Basic English

A man of great wrath will have to take his punishment: for if you get him out of trouble you will have to do it again.

Darby Translation

A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment; for if thou deliver him, yet thou must do it again.

Julia Smith Translation

The stern in wrath lifted up a fine: for if thou shalt deliver and thou shalt yet add.

King James 2000

A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if you deliver him, yet you must do it again.

Modern King James verseion

A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment; for if you deliver him yet you must do it again.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For great wrath bringeth harm; therefore let him go, and so mayest thou teach him more nurture.

NET Bible

A person with great anger bears the penalty, but if you deliver him from it once, you will have to do it again.

New Heart English Bible

A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty, for if you rescue him, you must do it again.

The Emphasized Bible

A man in a rage, taketh away the penalty, - nevertheless, if thou let him go free, the more stripes must thou add.

Webster

A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if thou deliver him, yet thou must do it again.

World English Bible

A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty, for if you rescue him, you must do it again.

Youngs Literal Translation

A man of great wrath is bearing punishment, For, if thou dost deliver, yet again thou dost add.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A man
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

of great
גּרלo 
Garol 
Usage: 0

נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

ענשׁ 
`onesh 
Usage: 2

for if thou deliver
נצל 
Natsal 
Usage: 213

Context Readings

A Foolish Son Brings Ruin To Others

18 Discipline your child, for there is hope, but on his destruction do not set your desire. 19 A hot-tempered person pays a penalty; if you rescue [him], you will do [it] yet again. 20 Listen [to] advice and accept instruction so that you will gain wisdom for your {future}.



Cross References

1 Samuel 20:30-31

Then {Saul became angry} at Jonathan and said to him, "[You] son of a perverse, rebellious woman! Do I not know that you have chosen the son of Jesse to your shame and to the shame of your mother's nakedness?

1 Samuel 22:7-23

Then Saul said to the servants who [were] standing around him, "Please listen, {Benjaminites}! Will the son of Jesse give you all fields and vineyards? Will he make all of you commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds?

1 Samuel 24:17-22

Then he said to David, "You are more righteous than I, for you have repaid me the good, but I have repaid you the evil.

1 Samuel 26:21-25

Then Saul said, "I have sinned! Come back, David my son, for I will not harm you again, because my life [was] precious in your eyes this day. Look, I have acted like a fool and {have made a terrible mistake}."

2 Samuel 16:5-6

King David came up to Bahurim and suddenly a man from there [was] coming out from the family of the house of Saul, and his name [was] Shimei the son of Gera. {He was cursing as he came out}.

Proverbs 22:24-25

Do not befriend an owner of {anger}, and with a man of wrath you shall not associate;

Proverbs 25:28

A breached city [where] there is no wall [is like] a man who {has no} self-control for his spirit.

Proverbs 29:22

A man of anger will stir strife, and the owner of anger, much transgression.

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