New American Standard Bible
Wrath is fierce and anger is a flood, But who can stand before jealousy?
King James Bible
Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?
Darby Bible Translation
Fury is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before jealousy?
World English Bible
Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming; but who is able to stand before jealousy?
Young's Literal Translation
Fury is fierce, and anger is overflowing, And who standeth before jealousy?
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Envy - Better, as in the margin, the violence of passion in the husband who thinks himself wronged (compare Proverbs 6:34).
LibraryThe Best Friend
A Sermon (No. 2627) intended for reading on Lord's Day, June 18th, 1899, delivered by C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. on Thursday evening, February 23rd, 1882. "Thine own friend, and thy father's friend, forsake not."--Proverbs 27:10. True friends are very scarce. We have a great many acquaintances and sometimes we call them friends, and so misuse the noble word "friendship." Peradventure in some after-day of adversity when these so-called friends have looked out for their …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Second Sunday after Easter
The Sixth Commandment
1 John 3:12
not as Cain, who was of the evil one and slew his brother. And for what reason did he slay him? Because his deeds were evil, and his brother's were righteous.
For jealousy enrages a man, And he will not spare in the day of vengeance.
A stone is heavy and the sand weighty, But the provocation of a fool is heavier than both of them.
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