291 He, [1] that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

Other Translations of Proverbs 29:1

New International Version

291 Whoever remains stiff-necked after many rebukes will suddenly be destroyed-without remedy.

English Standard Version

291 He who is often reproved, yet stiffens his neck, will suddenly be broken beyond healing.

The Message

291 For people who hate discipline and only get more stubborn, There'll come a day when life tumbles in and they break, but by then it'll be too late to help them.

New King James Version

291 He who is often rebuked, and hardens his neck, Will suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.

New Living Translation

291 Whoever stubbornly refuses to accept criticism will suddenly be destroyed beyond recovery.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 29:1

Commentary on Proverbs 29:1

(Read Proverbs 29:1)

If God wounds, who can heal? The word of God warns all to flee from the wrath to come, to the hope set before us in Jesus Christ.