2 Desire without knowledge is not good- how much more will hasty feet miss the way!

Other Translations of Proverbs 19:2

King James Version

2 Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.

English Standard Version

2 DesireOr A soul without knowledge is not good, and whoever makes haste with his feet misses his way.

The Message

2 Ignorant zeal is worthless; haste makes waste.

New King James Version

2 Also it is not good for a soul to be without knowledge, And he sins who hastens with his feet.

New Living Translation

2 Enthusiasm without knowledge is no good; haste makes mistakes.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 19:2

Commentary on Proverbs 19:2

(Read Proverbs 19:2)

What good can the soul do, if without knowledge? And he sins who will not take time to ponder the path of his feet.