Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Don't be hasty in bringing charges to court. What will you do in the end when your neighbor shames you?

New American Standard Bible

Do not go out hastily to argue your case; Otherwise, what will you do in the end, When your neighbor humiliates you?

King James Version

Go not forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, when thy neighbour hath put thee to shame.

Holman Bible

Don’t take a matter to court hastily.
Otherwise, what will you do afterward
if your opponent humiliates you?

International Standard Version

don't be in a hurry to argue in court. Otherwise, what will you do later on when your neighbor humiliates you?

A Conservative Version

Go not forth hastily to strive. What will thou do in the end of it when thy neighbor has put thee to shame?

American Standard Version

Go not forth hastily to strive, Lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, When thy neighbor hath put thee to shame.

Amplified

Rush not forth soon to quarrel [before magistrates or elsewhere], lest you know not what to do in the end when your neighbor has put you to shame.

Bible in Basic English

Do not be quick to go to law about what you have seen, for what will you do in the end, when your neighbour has put you to shame?

Darby Translation

Go not forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, when thy neighbour hath put thee to shame.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do not go forth hastily to strive lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof when thy neighbour has put thee to shame.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not go forth hastily to strive, lest what thou shalt do in its latter state in thy neighbor putting thee to shame.

King James 2000

Go not forth hastily to court, lest you know not what to do in the end, when your neighbor has put you to shame.

Lexham Expanded Bible

do not hastily bring out to court, for what will you do at its end, when your neighbor puts you to shame?

Modern King James verseion

Do not go forth quickly to fight, lest you know not what to do in the end of it, when your neighbor has put you to shame.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be not hasty to go to the law, lest thou knowest not what to do when thy neighbor hath confounded thee.

NET Bible

Do not go out hastily to litigation, or what will you do afterward when your neighbor puts you to shame?

New Heart English Bible

Do not be hasty in bringing charges to court. What will you do in the end when your neighbor shames you?

The Emphasized Bible

Do not go forth to strive in haste, - lest thou know not what to do in the latter end thereof, when thy neighbour, hath put thee to shame.

Webster

Go not forth hastily to strive, lest thou know not what to do in the end thereof, when thy neighbor hath put thee to shame.

Youngs Literal Translation

Go not forth to strive, haste, turn, What dost thou in its latter end, When thy neighbour causeth thee to blush?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Go not forth
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

מהר 
Maher 
Usage: 14

to strive
רוּב ריבo 
Riyb 
Usage: 66

lest thou know not what to do

Usage: 0

in the end
אחרית 
'achariyth 
Usage: 61

Verse Info

Context Readings

More Proverbs Of Solomon

7 for it is better that it be said to you, "Come up here," than that you should be put lower in the presence of the prince, whom your eyes have seen. 8 Don't be hasty in bringing charges to court. What will you do in the end when your neighbor shames you? 9 Debate your case with your neighbor, and don't betray the confidence of another;


Cross References

Matthew 5:25

Agree with your adversary quickly, while you are with him in the way; lest perhaps the prosecutor deliver you to the judge, and the judge deliver you to the officer, and you be cast into prison.

Proverbs 17:14

The beginning of strife is like breaching a dam, therefore stop contention before quarreling breaks out.

Proverbs 14:12

There is a way which seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.

Proverbs 18:6

A fool's lips come into strife, and his mouth invites beatings.

Proverbs 30:33

For as the churning of milk brings forth butter, and the wringing of the nose brings forth blood; so the forcing of wrath brings forth strife."

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule by their own authority; and my people love to have it so. What will you do in the end of it?

Luke 14:31-32

Or what king, as he goes to encounter another king in war, will not sit down first and consider whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him who comes against him with twenty thousand?

2 Samuel 2:14-16

Abner said to Joab, "Please let the young men arise and play before us!" Joab said, "Let them arise!"

2 Samuel 2:26

Then Abner called to Joab, and said, "Shall the sword devour forever? Don't you know that it will be bitterness in the latter end? How long shall it be then, before you ask the people to return from following their brothers?"

2 Kings 14:8-12

Then Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash, the son of Jehoahaz son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, "Come, let us look one another in the face."

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