Proverbs 23:17 Do not let your heart envy sinners, But live in the fear of the LORD always.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Do not let your heart envy sinners, But live in the fear of the LORD always.

King James Version

Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the LORD all the day long.

Holman Bible

Don't be jealous of sinners; instead, always fear the Lord.

International Standard Version

Never let yourself envy sinners; instead, remain in fear of the LORD every day,

American Standard Version

Let not thy heart envy sinners; But be thou in the fear of Jehovah all the day long:

Amplified

Let not your heart envy sinners, but continue in the reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord all the day long.

Bible in Basic English

Have no envy of sinners in your heart, but keep in the fear of the Lord all through the day;

Darby Translation

Let not thy heart envy sinners, but be thou in the fear of Jehovah all the day;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let not thy heart envy sinners, but persevere in the fear of the LORD all day long.

Julia Smith Translation

Thy heart shall not envy against those sinning: but be in the fear of Jehovah all the day.

King James 2000

Let not your heart envy sinners: but be in the fear of the LORD all the day long.

Lexham Expanded Bible

May your heart not envy the sinners, but [live] in fear of Yahweh {all day}.

Modern King James verseion

Do not let your heart envy sinners; but be in the fear of Jehovah all the day long.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let not thine heart be jealous to follow sinners; but keep thee still in the fear of the LORD all the day long:

NET Bible

Do not let your heart envy sinners, but rather be zealous in fearing the Lord all the time.

New Heart English Bible

Do not let your heart envy sinners; but rather fear the LORD all the day long.

The Emphasized Bible

Let not thy heart be envious of sinners, only of the reverence of Yahweh, all day long;

Webster

Let not thy heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the LORD all the day long.

World English Bible

Don't let your heart envy sinners; but rather fear Yahweh all the day long.

Youngs Literal Translation

Let not thy heart be envious at sinners, But -- in the fear of Jehovah all the day.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קנא 
Qana' 
Usage: 34

חטּא 
Chatta' 
Usage: 19

but be thou in the fear
יראה 
Yir'ah 
Usage: 45

of the Lord

Usage: 0

all the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

References

Prayers for Proverbs 23:17

Context Readings

Learning From Your Father

16 And my inmost being will rejoice When your lips speak what is right. 17 Do not let your heart envy sinners, But live in the fear of the LORD always. 18 Surely there is a future, And your hope will not be cut off.



Cross References

Proverbs 28:14

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

Proverbs 24:1

Do not be envious of evil men, Nor desire to be with them;

Psalm 37:1-3

Do not fret because of evildoers, Be not envious toward wrongdoers.

Psalm 73:3-7

For I was envious of the arrogant As I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Psalm 111:10-1

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments; His praise endures forever.

Proverbs 3:31

Do not envy a man of violence And do not choose any of his ways.

Proverbs 15:16

Better is a little with the fear of the LORD Than great treasure and turmoil with it.

Ecclesiastes 5:7

For in many dreams and in many words there is emptiness. Rather, fear God.

Ecclesiastes 12:13-14

The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person.

Acts 9:31

So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.

2 Corinthians 7:1

Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

1 Peter 1:17

If you address as Father the One who impartially judges according to each one's work, conduct yourselves in fear during the time of your stay on earth;

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