10 The bloodthirsty [1] hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.

Other Translations of Proverbs 29:10

New International Version

10 The bloodthirsty hate a person of integrity and seek to kill the upright.

English Standard Version

10 Bloodthirsty men hate one who is blameless and seek the life of the upright.Or but the upright seek his soul

The Message

10 Murderers hate honest people; moral folks encourage them.

New King James Version

10 The bloodthirsty hate the blameless, But the upright seek his well-being.

New Living Translation

10 The bloodthirsty hate blameless people, but the upright seek to help them.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 29:10

Commentary on Proverbs 29:10

(Read Proverbs 29:10)

Christ told his disciples that they should be hated of all men. The just, whom the blood-thirsty hate, gladly do any thing for their salvation.