PROVERBS 1:32

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.”

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Proverbs 1:32 Translation & Meaning

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For כִּ֤י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed For
the turning away מְשׁוּבַ֣ת Apostasy turning away
of the simple פְּתָיִ֣ם Silly (i.e., seducible) simple
shall slay תַּֽהַרְגֵ֑ם To smite with deadly intent slay
them, and the prosperity וְשַׁלְוַ֖ת Security (genuine or false) prosperity
of fools כְּסִילִ֣ים Properly, fat, i.e., (figuratively) stupid or silly fools
shall destroy תְּאַבְּדֵֽם׃ Properly, to wander away, i.e., lose oneself; by implication to perish (causative, destroy) destroy
them. תְּאַבְּדֵֽם׃ Properly, to wander away, i.e., lose oneself; by implication to perish (causative, destroy) them

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  • 30  They would none of my counsel: they despised all my reproof.

  • 31  Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.

  • 32  For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.

  • 33  But whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely, and shall be quiet from fear of evil.




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