Proverbs 24:12
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
If you say, "See, we did not know this," Does He not consider it who weighs the hearts? And does He not know it who keeps your soul? And will He not render to man according to his work?

King James Bible
If thou sayest, Behold, we knew it not; doth not he that pondereth the heart consider it? and he that keepeth thy soul, doth not he know it? and shall not he render to every man according to his works?

Darby Bible Translation
If thou sayest, Behold, we knew it not, will not he that weigheth the hearts consider it? And he that preserveth thy soul, he knoweth it; and he rendereth to man according to his work.

World English Bible
If you say, "Behold, we didn't know this;" doesn't he who weighs the hearts consider it? He who keeps your soul, doesn't he know it? Shall he not render to every man according to his work?

Young's Literal Translation
When thou sayest, 'Lo, we knew not this.' Is not the Ponderer of hearts He who understandeth? And the Keeper of thy soul He who knoweth? And He hath rendered to man according to his work.

Proverbs 24:12 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

As Proverbs 24:11 warned men against acquiescing in an unrighteous tyranny, so this denounces the tendency to hush up a wrong with the false plea of ignorance. Compare Ecclesiastes 5:8. Proverbs 24:10-12 thus forms a complete and connected whole.

Proverbs 24:12 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Sluggard's Farm
A sermon (No. 2027) intended for reading on Lord's Day, June 3rd 1888, delivered by C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down. Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction."--Proverbs 24:30-32. No doubt Solomon was sometimes glad
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

2 Cor. Iii. 5
Not that we are sufficient of our selves, to think any thing as of our selves: but our Sufficiency is of God. IN my former Discourse upon these Words, I shewed you that it was the sole Design of St. Paul in them, to declare, that, in the setting about, and executing, the difficult and laborious Work of an Apostle, He did not arrogate to himself the Power, and Ability, and Success, which he had: but that he ascribed his Sufficiency for this great Work, as well as his being designed to it, to God himself,
Benjamin Hoadly—Several Discourses Concerning the Terms of Acceptance with God

Cross References
Matthew 16:27
"For the Son of Man is going to come in the glory of His Father with His angels, and WILL THEN REPAY EVERY MAN ACCORDING TO HIS DEEDS.

Romans 2:6
who WILL RENDER TO EACH PERSON ACCORDING TO HIS DEEDS:

1 Samuel 2:3
"Boast no more so very proudly, Do not let arrogance come out of your mouth; For the LORD is a God of knowledge, And with Him actions are weighed.

1 Samuel 16:7
But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not look at his appearance or at the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for God sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart."

Job 34:11
"For He pays a man according to his work, And makes him find it according to his way.

Psalm 94:9
He who planted the ear, does He not hear? He who formed the eye, does He not see?

Psalm 121:3
He will not allow your foot to slip; He who keeps you will not slumber.

Jump to Previous
Consider Guards Heart Hearts Keeper Keepeth Keeps Life Perceive Pondereth Preserveth Render Rendered Rendereth Repay Requite Soul Tester Thought Understandeth Watch Weigheth Weighs Work Works
Jump to Next
Consider Guards Heart Hearts Keeper Keepeth Keeps Life Perceive Pondereth Preserveth Render Rendered Rendereth Repay Requite Soul Tester Thought Understandeth Watch Weigheth Weighs Work Works
Links
Proverbs 24:12 NIV
Proverbs 24:12 NLT
Proverbs 24:12 ESV
Proverbs 24:12 NASB
Proverbs 24:12 KJV

Proverbs 24:12 Bible Apps
Proverbs 24:12 Biblia Paralela
Proverbs 24:12 Chinese Bible
Proverbs 24:12 French Bible
Proverbs 24:12 German Bible

Proverbs 24:12 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Proverbs 24:11
Top of Page
Top of Page