New American Standard Bible
"For the waywardness of the naive will kill them, And the complacency of fools will destroy them.
King James Bible
For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.
Darby Bible Translation
For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of the foolish shall cause them to perish.
World English Bible
For the backsliding of the simple will kill them. The careless ease of fools will destroy them.
Young's Literal Translation
For the turning of the simple slayeth them, And the security of the foolish destroyeth them.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Turning - Wisdom had called the simple to "turn," and they had turned, but it was "away" from her. For "prosperity" read carelessness. Not outward prosperity, but the temper which it too often produces, the easy-going indifference to higher truths, is that which destroys.
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"How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded? And scoffers delight themselves in scoffing And fools hate knowledge?
His own iniquities will capture the wicked, And he will be held with the cords of his sin.
"O naive ones, understand prudence; And, O fools, understand wisdom.
"But he who sins against me injures himself; All those who hate me love death."
So I will choose their punishments And will bring on them what they dread. Because I called, but no one answered; I spoke, but they did not listen. And they did evil in My sight And chose that in which I did not delight."
"Your own wickedness will correct you, And your apostasies will reprove you; Know therefore and see that it is evil and bitter For you to forsake the LORD your God, And the dread of Me is not in you," declares the Lord GOD of hosts.
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