3 When the wicked cometh, then cometh also contempt, and with ignominy reproach.

Other Translations of Proverbs 18:3

New International Version

3 When wickedness comes, so does contempt, and with shame comes reproach.

English Standard Version

3 When wickedness comes, contempt comes also, and with dishonor comes disgrace.

The Message

3 When wickedness arrives, shame's not far behind; contempt for life is contemptible.

New King James Version

3 When the wicked comes, contempt comes also; And with dishonor comes reproach.

New Living Translation

3 Doing wrong leads to disgrace, and scandalous behavior brings contempt.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 18:3

Commentary on Proverbs 18:3

(Read Proverbs 18:3)

As soon as sin entered, shame followed.